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New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars - Futurity: Research News

New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars - Futurity: Research News | Geology | Scoop.it
New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars
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But they also found evidence for an abrupt increase in slope of the sedimentary beds near the downstream end of the channels.
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Fossil shows fish had sucker on its back - Phys.Org

Fossil shows fish had sucker on its back - Phys.Org | Geology | Scoop.it
Fossil shows fish had sucker on its back Phys.Org Now a team led by scientists from Oxford University and London's Natural History Museum has studied an early fossil remora and found that it evolved a fully-functioning sucker – or 'adhesion disc' –...
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Fossil Tooth Is "Smoking Gun" That T. Rex Was a Killer - National Geographic

Fossil Tooth Is "Smoking Gun" That T. Rex Was a Killer - National Geographic | Geology | Scoop.it
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New Evidence on Origin of Oxygen on Earth - Prensa Latina

New Evidence on Origin of Oxygen on Earth - Prensa Latina | Geology | Scoop.it
New Evidence on Origin of Oxygen on Earth
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... by plants and other organisms to break down the molecules of water and carbon dioxide in order to produce carbohydrates and oxygen. Manganese is required to produce the rupture of the water.
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Insect fossils found in B.C. could answer climate questions ...

Insect fossils found in B.C. could answer climate questions ... | Geology | Scoop.it
Ancient fossils of an extinct family of insects have been found in British Columbia and northern Washington state, and a biologist says they hold valuable lessons about climate change and evolution.
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Unlock the rock: cracking the shale gas challenge - The Engineer

Unlock the rock: cracking the shale gas challenge - The Engineer | Geology | Scoop.it
Unlock the rock: cracking the shale gas challenge The Engineer The sediments that form shale often contain the remains of marine organisms that, over time, decompose and, as strata of different rocks were deposited on top of the sediment, pressure...
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'Hobbit' fossil a type of human, researcher says - Mankato Free Press

'Hobbit' fossil a type of human, researcher says
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What Triggered Antarctic Glaciation - Insert Your Hypothesis Here - Science 2.0

What Triggered Antarctic Glaciation - Insert Your Hypothesis Here - Science 2.0 | Geology | Scoop.it
What Triggered Antarctic Glaciation - Insert Your Hypothesis Here
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They dredged the seafloor at various points on the rises and discovered volcanic rocks and sediments created from the weathering of volcanic rocks.
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Impressive 23 Million-Year-Old Fossil Discovered - Wunderground.com (blog)

Impressive 23 Million-Year-Old Fossil Discovered - Wunderground.com (blog) | Geology | Scoop.it
Times of India
Impressive 23 Million-Year-Old Fossil Discovered
Wunderground.com (blog)
A photo of a gecko preserved in amber taken at the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum on July 2, 2011. (Wikimedia Commons/PG Palmer).
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Most Comprehensive Paleoclimate Reconstruction Confirms Hockey Stick - ThinkProgress

Most Comprehensive Paleoclimate Reconstruction Confirms Hockey Stick - ThinkProgress | Geology | Scoop.it
Most Comprehensive Paleoclimate Reconstruction Confirms Hockey Stick ThinkProgress It is based on 511 climate archives from around the world, from sediments, ice cores, tree rings, corals, stalagmites, pollen or historical documents and...
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New idea tackles Earth core puzzle - BBC News

New idea tackles Earth core puzzle - BBC News | Geology | Scoop.it
BBC News New idea tackles Earth core puzzle BBC News But Dr Arwen Deuss, a seismologist from the University of Cambridge, commented: "This is a step in the right direction, directly comparing seismology with mineral physical properties." She added...
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Primeval Underwater Forest Discovered in Gulf of Mexico - LiveScience.com

Primeval Underwater Forest Discovered in Gulf of Mexico - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Primeval Underwater Forest Discovered in Gulf of Mexico LiveScience.com The Bald Cypress forest was buried under ocean sediments, protected in an oxygen-free environment for more than 50,000 years, but was likely uncovered by Hurricane Katrina in...
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5 volcanic quakes detected at Taal - Philippine Star

5 volcanic quakes detected at Taal - Philippine Star | Geology | Scoop.it
5 volcanic quakes detected at Taal Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - Five volcanic earthquakes were detected at Taal Volcano in Batangas in the past 24 hours but the volcano remained at alert level 1, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and...
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'Longhorn' Dinosaur Fossil Discovered in Utah - LiveScience.com

'Longhorn' Dinosaur Fossil Discovered in Utah - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
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'Longhorn' Dinosaur Fossil Discovered in Utah
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The fossilized remains of a newly identified dinosaur with horns so long they would put Triceratops to shame has been discovered in the Utah desert.
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"Metazoan 1.0" --The 1.6 Billion-Year Evolution of Cancer

"Metazoan 1.0" --The 1.6 Billion-Year Evolution of Cancer | Geology | Scoop.it
                    
“Tumors are a re-emergence of our inner Metazoan 1.0, a throwback to an ancient world when multicellular life was simpler,” says Paul Davies of Arizona State University’s Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science .
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Why Ancient Earth Was So Warm - National Geographic

Why Ancient Earth Was So Warm - National Geographic | Geology | Scoop.it
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Why Ancient Earth Was So Warm
National Geographic
The oldest sedimentary rocks, which had to have been laid down in liquid water, are from Greenland and are around 3.8 billion years old.
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Volcanic earthquakes produce a “seismic scream” just before eruption - Ars Technica

Volcanic earthquakes produce a “seismic scream” just before eruption - Ars Technica | Geology | Scoop.it
Stanford Report
Volcanic earthquakes produce a “seismic scream” just before eruption
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Volcanic activity is intimately associated with seismic activity.
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EARTH: Corn syrup model splits Yellowstone's mantle plume in 2 - EurekAlert

EARTH: Corn syrup model splits Yellowstone's mantle plume in 2 - EurekAlert | Geology | Scoop.it
EARTH: Corn syrup model splits Yellowstone's mantle plume in 2
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Alexandria, VA – One of the greatest controversies in science is what's underneath the Yellowstone supervolcano.
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Wide-tow seismic survey sets the pace for frontier exploration - Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine

Wide-tow seismic survey sets the pace for frontier exploration - Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine | Geology | Scoop.it
Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine Wide-tow seismic survey sets the pace for frontier exploration Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine When it comes to surveying large areas of frontier exploration acreage in limited windows of opportunity, seismic operators...
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Early Warning Signs of Injection-Well Earthquakes Found - Yahoo! News

Early Warning Signs of Injection-Well Earthquakes Found - Yahoo! News | Geology | Scoop.it
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Early Warning Signs of Injection-Well Earthquakes Found
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Two new studies of earthquakes near injection wells have seismologists using words rarely heard these days in earthquake science: prediction and warning.
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Earth's 6-Year Twitch Changes Day Length - Yahoo! News

Earth's 6-Year Twitch Changes Day Length - Yahoo! News | Geology | Scoop.it
Earth's 6-Year Twitch Changes Day Length
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Edit content preferences. Done. LiveScience.com. By Becky Oskin, Staff Writer 45 minutes ago. Earth's 6-Year Twitch Changes Day Length . View gallery.
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Mont Blanc growing with help from glaciers - Nature.com

Mont Blanc growing with help from glaciers - Nature.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Mont Blanc growing with help from glaciers
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Typically, glaciers are known to erode surfaces and transport sediment, carving out deep valleys in mountain ranges and wearing down summits as the ice slowly slides downhill.
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A Potential Solution to a 135 Year Old Meteorite Mystery

A Potential Solution to a 135 Year Old Meteorite Mystery | Geology | Scoop.it
A scientist from the University of Chicago may have discovered the solution to a 135 year old meteorite mystery, revealing that chondrules may have formed from high-pressure collisions in the early solar system.
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Mars rover Curiosity begins trek toward Mount Sharp - Astronomy Magazine

Mars rover Curiosity begins trek toward Mount Sharp - Astronomy Magazine | Geology | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle Mars rover Curiosity begins trek toward Mount Sharp Astronomy Magazine It took this image that same sol, looking back toward the target sedimentary outcrop called "Shaler." Wheel tracks in the right foreground of the image...
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Underground Antarctic Lake Vostok sealed off for 15m years reveals thousands ... - Daily Mail

Underground Antarctic Lake Vostok sealed off for 15m years reveals thousands ... - Daily Mail | Geology | Scoop.it
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Daily Mail
... and said that the various sequences were the type that many scientists expected to see in a subglacial lake.
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