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Genetic analysis of Ice Age Europeans

Analyses of ancient DNA from prehistoric humans paint a picture of dramatic population change in Europe from 45,000 to 7,000 years ago, according to a new study led by Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator David Reich ...

dateMay 02, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Sentinel-1B first image

Launched on 25 April from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, Sentinel-1B has produced its first images only two hours after the radar was switched on – a record time for a space radar.

dateApr 29, 2016 in Space Exploration
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A new picture of the last ice age

At the peak of the last ice age, a vast ice sheet covered northern Europe, spanning from the British Isles, across Scandinavia and into Russia in the east and the Barents Sea in the north. A new reconstruction of this ice ...

dateMar 17, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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