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Drinking ancient ice core water

Edible Geography has put up a fascinating interview with Paul Mayewski, an ice core researcher who often times drinks the objects of his study! Edible Geography: What does it taste like? Paul Mayewski: It tastes about as clean as anything can taste. It doesn’t have a lot of anything in it. When

The fox: Prehistoric man’s best friend?

The remains of a fox has been found in a 16,500-year-old human burial, prompting further investigation into early animal domestication. The University of Cambridge-led team believes that the unprecedented case points to some sort of emotional attachment between human and fox. Their paper, published today, suggests that the fox may have been