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Paleontology: The Eloquence of Otoliths Seen in a 23 Million Year Old Fish Fossil - Science Daily

Paleontology: The Eloquence of Otoliths Seen in a 23 Million Year Old Fish Fossil - Science Daily | Geology | Scoop.it
Paleontology: The Eloquence of Otoliths Seen in a 23 Million Year Old Fish Fossil Science Daily (press release) May 16, 2013 — Fish fossils that are about 23 million years old give unprecedented insight into the evolutionary history of the gobioid...
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Indian Ocean tsunami: Then and now

Indian Ocean tsunami: Then and now | Geology | Scoop.it
Ten years after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, imagery shows how affected towns and villages have been rebuilding their shattered communities.
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Will An Icelandic Volcano Erupt Under A Glacier An 2015?

Will An Icelandic Volcano Erupt Under A Glacier An 2015? | Geology | Scoop.it
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A group of well-placed observers have warned the world about the possibility of a major volcanic eruption in Iceland in 2015.
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Want a Lego geologist?? You need to vote to show support!

Want a Lego geologist?? You need to vote to show support! | Geology | Scoop.it
Join the scientists on their research adventures! The geologist explores the mountains to locate important minerals and unravel the processes that have shaped the Earth. The w...
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New NASA Image Reveals Frosty Slopes on Mars

New NASA Image Reveals Frosty Slopes on Mars | Geology | Scoop.it
This newly released NASA image shows an area on the surface of Mars (approximately 1.5 by 3 kilometers in size) with frosted gullies on a south-facing slope within a crater.
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University of Alberta researcher finds fossil of 110-million-year-old crab

University of Alberta researcher finds fossil of 110-million-year-old crab | Geology | Scoop.it
University of Alberta researchers have found a very, very old crab.
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Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014

Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014 | Geology | Scoop.it
This year, humanity landed on its first comet, a child was born to a woman with a transplanted womb, and a fossilized sea shell forced us to reconsider our conceptions of human culture.
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Geology IN: Best Presents for a Geologist

Geology IN: Best Presents for a Geologist | Geology | Scoop.it
Geology IN is a geological website, has the latest geology news, best Minerals gallery, useful information about rocks, dinosaurs, field works, minerals, fossils, books, stratigraphy, and volcanoes
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Argonaut Resources hits broad copper mineralisation in Zambia

Argonaut Resources hits broad copper mineralisation in Zambia | Geology | Scoop.it
china stocks, China small caps, comment, analysis, financial news, news, mining news, oil and gas news on small cap companies on the Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Australian Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange, NYSE, NASDAQ and London Stock...
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Violent Volcanic Blasts Ripped Through Antarctic Ice Sheet Twice

Violent Volcanic Blasts Ripped Through Antarctic Ice Sheet Twice | Geology | Scoop.it
Volcanoes punched through a remote part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet twice in the last 50,000 years, according to research presented Monday (Dec. 15) here at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
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Icelandic volcano leads to new insight into Earth's crust formation

Icelandic volcano leads to new insight into Earth's crust formation | Geology | Scoop.it
Volcanic eruptions in Iceland are pretty commonplace. Forming new layers of the Earth's crust during an eruption? That's new (at least to us).
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NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Methane Spike --"Biological or Non-Biological?"

NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Methane Spike --"Biological or Non-Biological?" | Geology | Scoop.it
 
 
 
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, an organic chemical, in the atmosphere around it and detected other organic molecules in a rock-powder sample collected by the robotic laboratory's drill.
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Not So Colorful: Rare, Full Color Photo Shows Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Not So Colorful: Rare, Full Color Photo Shows Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko | Geology | Scoop.it
The ESA has released a true color photo of 67P/C-G, but the image appears not very different from earlier renderings of the comet in black and white. The space agency explained why the comet is gray.
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Ancient sea turtle fossils found

Ancient sea turtle fossils found | Geology | Scoop.it
RARE fossil finds on the Beaumaris foreshore have again cemented the Bayside site as one of the most important prehistoric relic hunting grounds in the country.
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Ancient Stone Tool a Clue to Early Human Migrations

Ancient Stone Tool a Clue to Early Human Migrations | Geology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Turkey have unearthed a 1.2 million-year-old stone tool that may be the oldest one found in the region.
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In fossilized fish eye, rods and cones preserved for 300 million years

In fossilized fish eye, rods and cones preserved for 300 million years | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a fossilized fish so well preserved that the rods and cones in its 300-million-year-old eyeballs are still visible under a scanning electron microscope.
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NASA's Venus "Cloud" Mission --"Did It Once have Ancient Oceans?"

NASA's Venus "Cloud" Mission --"Did It Once have Ancient Oceans?" | Geology | Scoop.it
 
 
The conditions on Venus are hard to describe.
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New seismic survey technique could save dolphins' hearing

New seismic survey technique could save dolphins' hearing | Geology | Scoop.it
Conventional seismic imaging transmits sound energy into the ground and builds a picture of the underlying geology by analysing how the energy waves are reflected back to the receiver.
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550 Million Year Old Fossils Reveal New Insight into Fossil Formation

550 Million Year Old Fossils Reveal New Insight into Fossil Formation | Geology | Scoop.it
Some 550 million year old fossils may be telling researchers a bit more about the process of fossil formation in general.
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Indonesia closes island airport after volcano erupts

Indonesia closes island airport after volcano erupts | Geology | Scoop.it
The volcano, Mount Gamalama -- which forms the entire island of Ternate in North Maluku province -- erupted late Thursday and was still coughing up ash the following day.   While no one in the area has yet been told to evacuate, an airport in...
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'Very Important' Ichthyosaur Fossil Discovered On UK Beach

'Very Important' Ichthyosaur Fossil Discovered On UK Beach | Geology | Scoop.it
A 7-foot-long ichthyosaur fossil has been discovered by an amateur Welsh paleontologist, who called it "a once in a lifetime" find.
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Earth May Have Made Its Own Water

Earth May Have Made Its Own Water | Geology | Scoop.it
A new study is helping to answer a longstanding question that has recently moved to the forefront of earth science: Did our planet make its own water through geologic processes, or did water come to us via icy comets from the far reaches of the...
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A High-Obliquity Planet Could Be Habitable

A High-Obliquity Planet Could Be Habitable | Geology | Scoop.it
A newly published study from scientists at MIT reveals that even a high-obliquity planet with a nearly horizontal axis could potentially support life, so long as the planet were completely covered by an ocean.
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Unique rock containing 30000 diamonds discovered

Unique rock containing 30000 diamonds discovered | Geology | Scoop.it
This unassuming little rock is quite the geological curiosity. It may look like an unimpressive chunk of red and green minerals, but there’s an odd sparkle when the light hits it just right. [...]
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Explore Mars' most detailed map ever

Explore Mars' most detailed map ever | Geology | Scoop.it
Detailed imaging of the surface of Mars from orbit has
allowed space scientists to produce the most detailed geological
map yet of part of the Red Planet. The new map was released on
Friday, 12 December, by the U.S.
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Aquilops Americanus – Oldest Species of North American Horned Dinosaur

Aquilops Americanus – Oldest Species of North American Horned Dinosaur | Geology | Scoop.it
A team of paleontologists has discovered the oldest “horned” dinosaur fossil from North America. Named Aquilops americanus, the species is 40 million years older than the iconic Triceratops.
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