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March 17, 2020
Yale geologists have identified the deepest pieces of Earth’s crust ever found in the United States or Canada — in the rolling hills of northern Connecticut. Tiny bits of...
February 17, 2020
A Yale-led study turns up the heat on a key question about dinosaurs’ body temperature: Were they warm-blooded or cold-blooded? According to a new technique that analyzes...
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February 14, 2020
The Banting post-doctoral fellowship, provided by the National Science and Engineering Council of Canada, is named after Sir Frederick Banting who discovered insulin in 1921...
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February 13, 2020
Meng Guo and Emily Stuart have both received an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) at the 2019 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Meng’s presentation was titled “...
February 10, 2020
Yale University said Feb. 10 that its Department of Geology & Geophysics will change its name to the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences to better reflect the...
January 22, 2020
Seismic tomography shows evidence of intense deformation of subducted slabs in the mantle transition zone (~410-660 km depth). Evidence of deformation is particularly clear...
January 16, 2020
Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, according to an international, Yale-led team of researchers. It was all...