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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...
February 23, 2013
Simon Darroch, G&G graduate student, Marc Laflamme, (previous postdoc in G&G and currently an Assistant Professor with the Smithsonian Institute), and Erik Sperling (...
February 22, 2013
It is well known that the surface tension of a liquid determines how it wets an underlying solid, but the wetting characteristics also depend on surface stresses in the solid...
January 30, 2013
FEATHERY cirrus clouds are beautiful, but when it comes to climate change, they are the enemy. Found at high-altitude and made of small ice crystals, they trap heat - so more...

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