The following is a first-person account of a research trip to southeastern Peru courtesy of Sarah Feakins, assistant professor of earth sciences at USC Dornsife.
While most tourists travel from Cusco along the Inca trail to… more>
What came first: the bipedal human ancestor or the grassland encroaching on the forest?
A new analysis of vegetation change in the cradle of humanity over the past 12 million years is challenging long-held beliefs about the… more>
Ancient Antarctica was warmer and wetter than previously suspected, enough to support vegetation along its edges, according to a new study led by USC Dornsife’s Sarah Feakins.
By examining the remnants of plant leaf wax… more>