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November 23, 2021
A new study introduces a novel way for tectonic plates — massive sheets of rock that jostle for position in the Earth’s crust and upper mantle — to bend and sink. It’s a bit...
David Bercovici
November 3, 2021
Dave Bercovici has just been announced as the 2022 recipient of the Augustus Love medal, awarded by the European Geosciences Union. The Love medal is awarded to a...
A 100-million-year-old fossil captured in amber. (Photo: Xiao Jia)
October 25, 2021
Researchers have discovered the oldest known modern crab — trapped in amber since the time of the dinosaurs. The 100-million-year-old fossil of the crab, Cretapsara athanata...
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October 20, 2021
Score one for a key climate change prediction. A multi-institutional research team led by Yale and the University of St. Andrews has confirmed a major finding of climate...