It could take as little as a 1.5 degree rise in global temperature to thaw Siberia permanently, potentially releasing catastrophic levels of cartbon dioxide and methane from the soil.
Hot on the heels of yesterday's news about the arrival of the first people in the Americas, an international team has revealed a previously-unknown culture that was flourishing just a thousand or so years later.
A detailed genetic analysis has settled the question of how and when the first Americans arrived in the continent.
Native Americans can trace their origins to a remote mountainous region of Siberia, new genetic research has shown.
A communications satellite plummeted to the Earth after its Soyuz-2 carrier rocket failed to reach orbit shortly after lifting off from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.
A Japanese team which has been hoping to clone a mammoth says that a specimen discovered this summer looks likely to yield up the necessary DNA.
The local administration of the Kemerovo region in the south of Siberia claims evidence of the elusive and mythical Yeti has been found deep in the mountains.
A Russian freighter bound for the International Space Station (ISS) disintegrated over Siberia after failing to separate from the third stage of its Soyuz-U carrier rocket.
Vast amounts of methane are bubbling up from the East Siberian sea, raising fears of a massive hike in global warming.
A team of intrepid scientists has successfully concluded a DNA analysis of human hair found preserved in Greenland’s permafrost.