Lea Sibbel is a freelance journalist from Germany, but will soon move to the UK. She writes for various media outlets, such as the Westfalian News, a region-wide German newspaper, the German Press Agency dpa and an online magazine.
The modern Eurasian ancestors roamed across Siberia according to a new study, but another paper revealed DNA-enhancing technology using part of prehistoric skulls. We now know roughly when our genes adapted to farming, less sunlight and many other technological advances we made in the past.
How well are we doing at restraining the natural forces that threaten us following the effects of anthropogenic global warming? The answer no politician wants is we're not adapting to the blindingly obvious. Cool it, the planet that is. Otherwise we'll emit so much carbon dioxide and methane that the weather will provide the punishment we deserve.
The drive to produce offspring has always been as dominant as the enjoyment of food. Australian scientists have now used Scottish fossils to deduce that Estonian fish evolved a jolly dance that has resulted in much more fun in their ancestors!
How do you maintain your environmental credentials/ Are you sure that the easiest life style is always the choice or would you rather have a more long-term approach by society? Have a look at the questions we raise here..