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Discovery of ‘Bird-Dinosaur’ Eosinopteryx Challenges Bird Evolution Theory

Discovery of ‘Bird-Dinosaur’ Eosinopteryx Challenges Bird Evolution Theory | Geology | Scoop.it
Findings related to the newly discovered ‘bird-dinosaur’ Eosinopteryx suggest that the origin of flight was much more complex than previously thought.
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The Anthropocene age: what world will humans leave behind?

The Anthropocene age: what world will humans leave behind? | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientific experts believe we are on the threshold of a new age that will intrigue alien civilisations to come
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International Ferro to mine chromite under licence at Rooderand

International Ferro to mine chromite under licence at Rooderand | Geology | Scoop.it
Using LG6 ore gives more flexibility over cost, said IFL, which will beneficiate the mined ore it itself. 
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Moon saw volcanic eruptions in geologically recent times, say ASU scientists

Moon saw volcanic eruptions in geologically recent times, say ASU scientists | Geology | Scoop.it
Dark outpourings of lava gave the "man in the moon" his face more than three billion years ago. And volcanic activity continued on the moon until it halted a billion years ago – or so
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Researchers Find Ancient Sediments on Arctic Seafloor

Researchers Find Ancient Sediments on Arctic Seafloor | Geology | Scoop.it
An international team of scientists headed by the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI, Germany) opened a new window into the past of the Arctic Ocean during the now ending summer expedition of the ...
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Antarctica's ice loss changed Earth's gravity

Antarctica's ice loss changed Earth's gravity | Geology | Scoop.it
The European Space Agency (ESA)'s GOCE satellite has shown that the ice lost from West Antarctica over the last few years has left its signature.
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UK authorities to review bid for $2.7bn potash project in national park

UK authorities to review bid for $2.7bn potash project in national park | Geology | Scoop.it
Analysts say this is “make or break” time for the company behind the massive mine, Sirius Minerals.
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What rock helps us make beer?

Diatomite and diatomaceous earth are sedimentary rock products that are used for filter media, absorbents, fillers, abrasives and many other purposes.
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How dinosaurs divided their meals at the Jurassic dinner table

How dinosaurs divided their meals at the Jurassic dinner table | Geology | Scoop.it
How the largest animals to have ever walked the Earth fed, and how this allowed them to live alongside one another in prehistoric ecosystems is the subject of new research from the University of Bristol and the Natural History Museum, London.
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Ant Hill Garnet? Tiny ants mine some of the best garnets!

Ant Hill Garnet? Tiny ants mine some of the best garnets! | Geology | Scoop.it
They are called ant hill garnets because they are found on and around the margins of ant hills.
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Gazprom Neft Says Shell Suspends Russian Tight Oil Project

Gazprom Neft Says Shell Suspends Russian Tight Oil Project | Geology | Scoop.it
RIGZONE News - leading source for the latest news and information for the oil and gas industry
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Scientists Discover Thousands Of Uncharted Mountains Hidden Beneath The Sea

Scientists Discover Thousands Of Uncharted Mountains Hidden Beneath The Sea | Geology | Scoop.it
A new topographic map of Earth's mysterious ocean floor reveals thousands of towering volcanoes, hidden gashes where supercontinents ripped apart and other never-before-seen features once veiled by miles of water and thick sediment.
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Scientists uncover fossil of 52-million-year-old beetle that loved munching on ants

Scientists uncover fossil of 52-million-year-old beetle that loved munching on ants | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientists discover a 52-million-year-old beetle fossil from India. The beetle species is said to have lived in ant nests and fed upon ant eggs without being attacked by the host.
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Why Icelanders love an explosive eruption

Why Icelanders love an explosive eruption | Geology | Scoop.it
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The theory is that just beneath Vatnajokull glacier, there is a hot spot, which has nothing to do with internet connections, but connection to the Earth's mantle.
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Archaeologists Use 3D Printed Molars of Ancient Citizens to Point Toward ‘Where Berlin Began’

Archaeologists Use 3D Printed Molars of Ancient Citizens to Point Toward ‘Where Berlin Began’ | Geology | Scoop.it
Is a futuristic scientist going to be checking out your chompers six hundred years from now? That’s something to consider, and it says a lot for the longevity
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INTERACTIVE MAP - Top 100 Geosites in the UK

This story map was created with the Esri Map Tour application in ArcGIS Online.
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Fresh lava spews out of Philippine volcano, stoking eruption fears

Fresh lava spews out of Philippine volcano, stoking eruption fears | Geology | Scoop.it
Lava is again flowing out of Mayon, the Philippines' most active volcano, raising fears an eruption could be imminent, authorities said Sunday.
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Chart-topping rocks: UK's 'Greatest Geosites' announced

Chart-topping rocks: UK's 'Greatest Geosites' announced | Geology | Scoop.it
Geologists name the UK's top 100 geological sites, including 10 "people's favourites".
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Smoking Alaska mountain no volcano, so why's it smoldering?

Smoking Alaska mountain no volcano, so why's it smoldering? | Geology | Scoop.it
Windfall Mountain is not feeding a coal seam fire, common throughout the world and recorded in Healy and a few other spots in Alaska. So what explains the smoke?
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New meat-eating dinosaur lived in the wake of a mass extinction

New meat-eating dinosaur lived in the wake of a mass extinction | Geology | Scoop.it
Fossils unearthed in Venezuela shed new light on the dino family tree
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Four candidate landing sites for ExoMars 2018

Four candidate landing sites for ExoMars 2018 | Geology | Scoop.it
Four possible rover landing sites are being considered for the ExoMars mission in 2018, which will search for evidence of martian life, past or present.
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Gold prices hurting miners? Throw Ebola into the mix

Gold prices hurting miners? Throw Ebola into the mix | Geology | Scoop.it
Deutsche Bank warned Friday that gold producers are the most vulnerable to a further spread of the deadly disease.
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52-million-year-old Beetle Fossil is Oldest Known Practitioner of Myrmecophily

52-million-year-old Beetle Fossil is Oldest Known Practitioner of Myrmecophily | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientists have uncovered the fossil of a 52-million-year old beetle that was probably able to live alongside ants by preying on their eggs and usurping resources within the comfort of their own ne...
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One wonders how many of these newly found thousands of volcanic seamounts are producing CO2 that bubble into the ocean

One wonders how many of these newly found thousands of volcanic seamounts are producing CO2 that bubble into the ocean | Geology | Scoop.it
From the National Science Foundation- Press Release 14-133 New map uncovers thousands of unseen seamounts on ocean floor Mysteries of the deep come alive as satellite data bring new clues into focus; results offer foundation for new version of...
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