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Tapeworm Eggs Discovered in 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark Feces - Science Daily (press release)

Tapeworm Eggs Discovered in 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark Feces - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
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At last, Ceres is a geological world!

At last, Ceres is a geological world! | Geology | Scoop.it
I've been resisting all urges to speculate on what kinds of geological features are present on Ceres, until now.
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Volcanologist: End of Eruption Not Necessarily Good News

Volcanologist: End of Eruption Not Necessarily Good News | Geology | Scoop.it
The activity in the Holuhraun eruption has decreased significantly in February. While the eruption’s end seems to be near, volcanologist Ármann Höskuldsson stated a bigger event may be imminent.
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Drone Vs. Volcano: How Robotic Flyers are Changing Exploration

Drone Vs. Volcano: How Robotic Flyers are Changing Exploration | Geology | Scoop.it
UAVs let volcano scientists get unprecedented views of molten craters.
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La Nina-like conditions associated with 2500-year-long shutdown of coral reef development

La Nina-like conditions associated with 2500-year-long shutdown of coral reef development | Geology | Scoop.it
A new study has found that La Niña-like conditions in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Panamá were closely associated with an abrupt shutdown in coral reef growth that lasted 2,500 years.
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Museum staff thought this fossil was a plaster model, but it turned out to be a new species

Museum staff thought this fossil was a plaster model, but it turned out to be a new species | Geology | Scoop.it
A newly discovered species of ichthyosaur languished in a British museum for 30 years.
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Are we independent of rare metals?

Numerous metallic elements are regarded as 'critical': on one hand, they play an ever more important role in so-called future technologies and on the other, there is a high risk of supply bottlenecks.
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Dawn Meets Ceres: Expect A Weird World Of Ice Volcanoes, Mud Oceans

Dawn Meets Ceres: Expect A Weird World Of Ice Volcanoes, Mud Oceans | Geology | Scoop.it
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is set to begin orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres next month, and a new series of simulations indicate that it may find a strange world of ice volcanoes and a thin frozen shell covering a mud ocean that might harbor life.
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Nearly complete fossil of Cretaceous marine reptile found in Colombia

Nearly complete fossil of Cretaceous marine reptile found in Colombia | Geology | Scoop.it
A nearly complete fossil of a prehistoric marine reptile with preserved soft tissue has been found in central-western Colombia, at a spot several hundred miles from the Caribbean coast, a university in this capital said.
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Fossils reveal South American monkeys drifted across Atlantic from Africa

Fossils reveal South American monkeys drifted across Atlantic from Africa | Geology | Scoop.it
The revealing fossils were discovered along a riverbank in the east Peruvian Amazon in 2010 near a notoriously challenging place for researchers to work.
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How carbonates behave in the Earth's interior

How carbonates behave in the Earth's interior | Geology | Scoop.it
Carbonates are the most important carbon reservoirs on the planet. But what role do they play in the Earth's interior? How do they react to conditions in the Earth's mantle?
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Solving carbon mysteries of the deep ocean

Solving carbon mysteries of the deep ocean | Geology | Scoop.it
Understanding how oceans absorb and cycle carbon is crucial to understanding its role in climate change.
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Early mammal fossils reveal remarkable diversity

Early mammal fossils reveal remarkable diversity | Geology | Scoop.it
Discoveries of tree-dwelling and subterranean beasts suggest ancestral mammals’ incredible diversity
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Analysis of recent earthquake sequence reveals geologic fault, epicenters in Irving and West Dallas

Analysis of recent earthquake sequence reveals geologic fault, epicenters in Irving and West Dallas | Geology | Scoop.it
Initial results from SMU's seismology team reveal that the recent series of earthquakes occurring near the site of the old Texas Stadium were relatively shallow and concentrated along a narrow two mile line that indicates a fault extending from Irving...
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International team of scientists launches fossil database

International team of scientists launches fossil database | Geology | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered exactly when a certain group of plants or animals first evolved? This week a groundbreaking new resource for scientists will go live, and it is designed to help answer just those kinds of questions.
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Faster and more efficient processing of large data sets in sedimentology

Faster and more efficient processing of large data sets in sedimentology | Geology | Scoop.it
University-industry collaboration to enable revelation of new insights in the study of sedimentary geology.
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Mummy Hair Reveals Ancient South American Diet

Mummy Hair Reveals Ancient South American Diet | Geology | Scoop.it
A chemical analysis of the mummies' hair suggests these ancient individuals, who once lived on the southern coast of modern-day Peru, likely ate corn, beans, and marine plants and animals, the researchers found.
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Volcano Models 3D Printed to Point Out Hazards

Volcano Models 3D Printed to Point Out Hazards | Geology | Scoop.it
In 1815, the eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia began in April and ultimately lowered global temperatures, leading to 1816 becoming known as the Year With
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New Volcano Identified in Central Colombia

New Volcano Identified in Central Colombia | Geology | Scoop.it
The rapid recovery of the land after a volcanic eruption means that some impressive eruptions can be obscured geologically quick.
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Tremble in the Shadow of New York's 50-Foot 'Ice Volcano'

Tremble in the Shadow of New York's 50-Foot 'Ice Volcano' | Geology | Scoop.it
The massive, frozen cone is the product of this winter's bitter temperatures.
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USGS mines Alaska data for new map of potential gold, minerals

USGS mines Alaska data for new map of potential gold, minerals | Geology | Scoop.it
A new map covering a broad swath of northern Alaska offers a data-driven look, one federal officials say is the first of its kind publicly available in the state, at possible locations for deposits of gold and rare-earth minerals.
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Mystery solved of how Earth's tectonic plates move solved: Plates 'float' on jelly-like layer of soft rock

Mystery solved of how Earth's tectonic plates move solved: Plates 'float' on jelly-like layer of soft rock | Geology | Scoop.it
Together with experts from the US and Japan, a team of geologists from Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand, produced their own seismic waves using dynamite to discover the unusual layer of rock.
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Earth-like planets are more likely to orbit sun-like stars rather than lower-mass stars

Earth-like planets are more likely to orbit sun-like stars rather than lower-mass stars | Geology | Scoop.it
Simulations by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tsinghua University indicate that Earth-like planets are more likely to be found orbiting Sun-like stars rather than lower-mass stars that are currently targeted, in terms of water...
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How an Uncommon Mineral Can Reduce the Climate Impact of an Eruption

How an Uncommon Mineral Can Reduce the Climate Impact of an Eruption | Geology | Scoop.it
Sulfur is one of the largest culprit of volcanic climate change, but some minerals can help reduce its impact.
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An Extremely High Altitude Plume on Mars

An Extremely High Altitude Plume on Mars | Geology | Scoop.it
In a newly published study, scientists from the Planetary Sciences Group of the UPV/EHU-University are studying images of a mysterious bulge that rose up from the surface of Mars.
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Slow, blue, and cool: lava comes in many forms

Slow, blue, and cool: lava comes in many forms | Geology | Scoop.it
Check out these different types of lava and where the best places are to see them.
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