How humans colonised the Tibetan plateau

After several failed attempts to negotiate the tough terrain of the Tibetan plateau, farming cold-tolerant barley helped humans adapt to year-round living at higher altitudes some 3,600 years ago, says a new research.

Nov 24, 2014, 17:06 PM IST

Space farming to help humans colonise other planets?

Even if humans settle down in other planets in future, will they have asustained food supply, considering the huge cost of transporting food from earth?

Jun 19, 2014, 11:47 AM IST

Russia `planning` to colonize moon by 2030

Russia is planning to put a manned colony on the moon as soon as 2030, and is racing to dispatch the first robotic rovers to explore the lunar surface two years from now.

May 09, 2014, 11:53 AM IST

US must colonise Mars with permanent human settlement: Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the US astronaut who became the second man to walk on the moon, has said that the US must lead the way towards building a permanent settlement on Mars.

May 09, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

How humans colonised the Pacific

New evidence may overturn the current theories of how humans colonised the Pacific.

Feb 05, 2011, 10:26 AM IST

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