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February 14, 2022
Deeper understanding of Earth’s atmosphere could help us identify signs of life beyond our solar system. When did the Earth reach oxygen levels sufficient to support animal...
February 8, 2022
How can we control carbon dioxide levels and slow climate change? The first step is understanding how CO2 has been absorbed and released in the earth’s soil and oceans over...
January 21, 2022
Kelsey’s project will entail working with Peabody Museum scientists and educators on ensuring that new displays are inclusive in their scope and presentation. The IDEA...
The fossil crab Callichimaera perplexa. (Credit: Daniel Ocampo R. /Vencejo Films)
January 13, 2022
Their legs may get more attention, but a new study says a crab’s eyes have much to offer, too — at least scientifically. Writing in the journal iScience, paleontologists from...
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December 13, 2021
Yale scientists say Earth’s ancient oceans likely were much saltier than they are today — a finding that may spice up our understanding of how life, atmosphere, and climate...
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...