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March 21, 2016
A significant amount of the climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions in the past century has been hidden from us, scientists say — by another type of pollution that...
March 19, 2016
For the second time in a month, leading scientists have closely tied the ancient history of the vast Antarctic ice sheet to a key planetary parameter that humans are now...
March 18, 2016
Researchers at Yale and the Smithsonian Institution say it’s time to settle a very old food fight. In a study published March 18 in the journal Ecology and Evolution, authors...
February 24, 2016
Noah Planavsky, assistant professor of geology and geophysics, is among 126 U.S. and Canadian researchers who were awarded a $50,000 Sloan Research Fellowship to advance...
February 4, 2016
What is the secret link between rocks and minerals, and every living thing on Earth? Featuring Professor Ruth Blake. Aired January 13, 2016 on PBS NOVA     http://www.pbs.org...
February 3, 2016
  Washington, D.C.—Earth’s magnetic field is generated by the motion of liquid iron in the planet’s core. This “geodynamo” occasionally reverses its...
February 3, 2016
Sorry, Explorers Club, but woolly mammoth is no longer on the menu. Neither is the giant ground sloth. A Yale-led analysis has shown that a famous morsel of meat from a 1951...

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