Scientists Disprove 'Ice Bridge' Theory of Human Migration

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have long debated about how the first inhabitants arrived to North America, and now one popular 'ice bridge' theory has been disproved, according to research.

Tibetan altitude gene inherited 'from extinct species'

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

A gene that allows present-day people to cope with life at high altitude was inherited from an extinct species of human, Nature journal has reported.

UN: The world's forests are fundamental to human well-being

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

A senior UN official has described the world's forests as "fundamental" to human well-being and survival.