Scientists use genetics and climate reconstructions to track the global spread of modern humans out of Africa17 Sep 2012
Research indicates the out-of-Africa spread of humans was dictated by the appearance of favourable climatic windows.
Study successfully reconstructed temperature from the deep sea to reveal how global ice volume has varied over the glacial-interglacial cycles of the past 1.5 million years.
Imagine the perfect storm. A series of severe volcanic eruptions engulf the globe, spewing ash and sulphur into the atmosphere, causing widespread chaos on our intricate global economy, impacting our ability to grow food and grounding trans-continental air travel.
In the eleventh of a series of reports contributed by Cambridge researchers, glaciologists Dr Ian Willis and Alison Banwell watch as a lake disappears before their eyes.