The arrival of intense cold similar to the weather that raged during the "Little Ice Age", which froze the world during the 17th century and in the beginning of the 18th century, is expected in the years 2030 to 2040. These ...
A research team has assessed the causes of growth decline of a pine forest of great ecological interest in Spain.
What can "Sinful Sally" teach us about moral attitudes in the 18th century? That's what Jessica Steinberg has come to the McMaster archives to find out.
For more than a century, the long-gone trustees building at a Shaker village on the shore of New Hampshire's Mascoma Lake was where the members of a nearly extinct religious society met the outside world.
The 19th century was an auspicious time for astronomers and planet hunters. In addition to the discovery of the Asteroid Belt that rests between Mars and Jupiter – as well as the many minor planets within – the outer ...
A group of nine PhD students from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University has just arrived in Exuma, The Bahamas, for a week-long field trip.
Using updated data on the Earth's surface temperatures worldwide, US government scientists have found no evidence of a pause in global warming in recent years, according to research published on Thursday.
The city of Ife has been significant to the Yoruba people of West Africa for as long as they can remember. It was briefly abandoned in the 19th century, and Gerard Chouin says the Yoruba repopulated the town, likely drawn ...
A lead coffin housing the remarkably well-preserved body of a 17th century noble woman—still wearing her shoes and cap—has been unearthed in the northwestern French city of Rennes.
A new book chapter from a Rice University psychologist suggests that to remain competitive, organizations must prepare for the changes in their employees' knowledge and skills over the lifespan of their workforce.