A fracture allowed the surface water to be transported to the land beneath the Arctic ice.
Scientists carried out a "very hands-on" study in Canada to arrive at their conclusion.
"The lives of many people and the existence of diverse species hang in the balance," said an author of the study.
Scientists studied hundreds of gorillas spotted in forest clearings in the Republic of Congo.
Researchers tried to discover why people with no family history of dementia developed the disease.
Forget everything you thought you knew about Schrödinger's cat.
Academics from the University of Cambridge have been able to use the annual eclipse to establish a chronology for the rule of the Pharaohs.
Scientists have learned to use artificial intelligence to understand the facial expressions of sheep and figure out when they're in pain.
Archaeologists are excavating dwellings so well-preserved they include footprints and dishes with remnants of meals still inside.
Stem cells from people of the same gender can be used to create human egg and sperm cells.