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March 29, 2013
Geological processes can affect evidence of the original colors of fossil feathers, according to new research by Yale University scientists, who said some previous...
March 27, 2013
Karl K. Turekian, a pioneering Yale geochemist who examined an uncommonly broad range of topics in planetary science — including the sediments of the deep seas, the hot...
March 25, 2013
Leo Hickey, a leading paleobotanist and Renaissance man who led Yale’s Peabody Museum of Natural History from 1982 to 1987, died on Feb. 9. He was 72. The cause was melanoma...
March 19, 2013
A soaring mountain range as tall as the Himalayas once towered over the U.S. East Coast. Some 20 miles (32 kilometers) of rock have since transformed into sand and mud,...
March 18, 2013
Storing carbon dioxide underground can be done in a way that minimizes and perhaps eliminates related earthquake risk, according to new research by Yale University scientists...
March 4, 2013
An international research team led by Yale University scientists has for the first time explained the preservation of colors in fossil insects. The discovery shows why colors...
March 1, 2013
Ellen Thomas is a Senior Research Scientist, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, USA with more than 100 publications mainly focusing on the deep time...

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