Ciarán Quinn, Research Support Librarian & Librarian for the Research Institutes, Maynooth University. firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, 20 August 2012
Maynooth Scientists Discover Ice Age survivor
Researchers at NUI Maynooth have discovered the first evidence that plants survived the great Ice Age in Ireland. Up to now most scientists agreed that Ireland's flora and fauna came here after the end of the Ice Age, some 15,000 years ago. This new discovery pushes back this date to a much earlier time, long before the Ice Age.