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November 8, 2018
Daniel Smith, a graduate student in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, and Bhart-Anjan Bhullar, assistant professor and assistant curator in geology and geophysics,...
November 7, 2018
A new animal species related to crabs and shrimp, preserved in 430-million-year-old rocks in Herefordshire, England, presents a rare look at the respiratory organs of a tiny...
November 1, 2018
A new study says the colors found in modern birds’ eggs did not evolve independently, as previously thought, but evolved instead from dinosaurs. According to researchers at...
October 26, 2018
The sources of water that feed one of the main ocean circulation systems on Earth are likely to change along with the climate, according to a new study. The Atlantic...
October 15, 2018
A research team has found new evidence that fish rapidly evolved in two phases following the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction that occurred 66 million years ago....
October 11, 2018
Take a deep breath. About 20 percent of the air that just moved through your mouth or nostrils is oxygen—the gas much of life on Earth needs to survive. If you had taken...
Image: Temperatures on Earth’s surface exhibit “pink noise”—a finding that could explain the global warming hiatus in the first decade of this century.
September 5, 2018
Temperatures on Earth’s surface exhibit “pink noise”—a finding that could explain the global warming hiatus in the first decade of this century. Electronic currents, star...