The Pre-Holocene Climate Is Returning — And It Won't Be Fun

Our planet has been witness to plenty of strange weather happenings recently, from devastating floods to the polar vortex. These events are providing a glimpse of what it was like during the pre-Holocene era — a time of volatility and destruction. But it could also be a demonstration of where climate change is taking… »7/24/14 11:40am7/24/14 11:40am

One of the best figures to ever grace a peer-reviewed scientific journal (warning: panda demise)

From the article entitled "Remains of Holocene giant pandas from Jiangdong Mountain (Yunnan, China) and their relevance to the evolution of quaternary environments in south-western China" comes this mildly distressing but amusingly illustrated scientific figure, which depicts the manner in which giant-panda bones… »10/10/12 11:50am10/10/12 11:50am