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Magnetic rocks aid oil exploration - Planet Earth

Magnetic rocks aid oil exploration - Planet Earth | Geology | Scoop.it
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Study: U.S. could store 500 years worth of CO2 - Summit County Citizens Voice

Study: U.S. could store 500 years worth of CO2 - Summit County Citizens Voice | Geology | Scoop.it
Study: U.S. could store 500 years worth of CO2 Summit County Citizens Voice The first-ever detailed national geologic carbon sequestration assessment looked at all sedimentary basins, but 36 were assessed in detail because existing geologic...
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A new species of the hornless rhino found from the Late Miocene of Nakhon ... - Phys.Org

A new species of the hornless rhino found from the Late Miocene of Nakhon ... - Phys.Org | Geology | Scoop.it
A new species of the hornless rhino found from the Late Miocene of Nakhon ...
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The sedimentary sequence of these sand pits consists of unconsolidated mudstone, sandstone, and conglomerate, deposited by the ancient Mun River.
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Horse Fossil Yields Astonishingly Old Genome—Are Similarly Ancient Human ... - Scientific American (blog)

Horse Fossil Yields Astonishingly Old Genome—Are Similarly Ancient Human ... - Scientific American (blog) | Geology | Scoop.it
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A Stepping-Stone for Oxygen On Earth - Science Daily (press release)

A Stepping-Stone for Oxygen On Earth - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
A Stepping-Stone for Oxygen On Earth Science Daily (press release) Using these multiscale approaches, Johnson and colleagues demonstrated that the manganese was original to the rocks and first deposited in sediments as manganese oxides, and that...
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New Tandem-Horned Fossil Provides Missing Link To Unicorn Rhino - RedOrbit

New Tandem-Horned Fossil Provides Missing Link To Unicorn Rhino - RedOrbit | Geology | Scoop.it
RedOrbit New Tandem-Horned Fossil Provides Missing Link To Unicorn Rhino RedOrbit Thought to be the source of inspiration for unicorn paintings on prehistoric cave walls, the extinct genus of the Elasmotherium rhinoceros has always puzzled...
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Researchers Explain Metamorphosis of Moon’s Water Ice

Researchers Explain Metamorphosis of Moon’s Water Ice | Geology | Scoop.it
A newly published study helps explain the metamorphosis of the moon’s water ice, providing insight into how radiation can change the chemistry of water ice throughout the solar system.
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Study: eight percent of humans have chimp-like feet structure

Study: eight percent of humans have chimp-like feet structure | Geology | Scoop.it
Despite the way our species evolved away from climbing trees to
walking on flat ground, some people are still walking around with
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A Blast of a Find: 12 New Alaskan Volcanoes - Yahoo! News

A Blast of a Find: 12 New Alaskan Volcanoes - Yahoo! News | Geology | Scoop.it
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In Alaska, scores of volcanoes and strange lava flows have escaped scrutiny for decades, shrouded by lush forests and hidden under bobbing coastlines.
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Origin of the Turtle Shell

Origin of the Turtle Shell | Geology | Scoop.it
A newly published study from Yale University researchers looks at the origin of the turtle shell, shedding new light on how the turtle shell evolved.
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The Pliocene as an analogue for near-future climate change?

The Pliocene as an analogue for near-future climate change? | Geology | Scoop.it
Satellite image of Mauna Loa
In 1958, atmospheric scientist Charles David Keeling installed an instrument at the Mauna Loa Observatory, in Hawaii, designed to measure the average global concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere.
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Fossil insect traces reveal ancient climate, entrapment, and fossilization at ... - Science Codex

Fossil insect traces reveal ancient climate, entrapment, and fossilization at ... - Science Codex | Geology | Scoop.it
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LOS ANGELES — The La Brea Tar Pits have stirred the imaginations of scientists and the public alike for over a century.
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Megaquakes Caught Sinking Volcanoes - Discovery News

Megaquakes Caught Sinking Volcanoes - Discovery News | Geology | Scoop.it
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Surprise! Megaquakes Caught Sinking Volcanoes Discovery News Two teams of scientists working independently on volcanoes in Japan and Chile discovered that after mega earthquakes in 2011 and 2010, some nearby volcanoes...
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Cambrian Fossil Unearthed In Morocco May Shed Light On Evolution Of Starfish ... - Huffington Post

Cambrian Fossil Unearthed In Morocco May Shed Light On Evolution Of Starfish ... - Huffington Post | Geology | Scoop.it
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Location of Upwelling in Earth's Mantle Discovered to Be Stable - Science Daily (press release)

Location of Upwelling in Earth's Mantle Discovered to Be Stable - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
Science Codex Location of Upwelling in Earth's Mantle Discovered to Be Stable Science Daily (press release) June 26, 2013 — A study published in Nature today shares the discovery that large-scale upwelling within Earth's mantle mostly occurs in...
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Researchers Discover Noble Gases to Have High Solubility in Oceanic Crust ... - Azom.com

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The six noble gases do not normally dissolve into minerals, leaving earth scientists to wonder how they are subducted back into the Earth.
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Evidence that the Atlantic Ocean has started closing - Register

Boffins find evidence Atlantic Ocean has started closing
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When plates collide, the denser plate slips beneath the other and heads for the earth's mantle.
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Data Suggests Mars Had An Oxygen-Rich Atmosphere

Data Suggests Mars Had An Oxygen-Rich Atmosphere | Geology | Scoop.it
Data from meteorites and NASA’s Spirit rover has revealed new information about the chemical composition and evolution of Mars, suggesting that Mars had an oxygen-rich atmosphere 4 billion years ago.
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New Observations Help Astronomers Learn How Young Stars Accrete Material and Grow

New Observations Help Astronomers Learn How Young Stars Accrete Material and Grow | Geology | Scoop.it
New observations of our Sun, combined with computer modeling, have helped astronomers resolve a decade-long argument over how to measure the accretion rates of growing stars.
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Fossil Discovery Shows Giant Reptiles Coexisted with Mammals

Fossil Discovery Shows Giant Reptiles Coexisted with Mammals | Geology | Scoop.it
Paleontologists discovered the fossil remains of a giant lizard, Barbaturex morrisoni, which coexisted with mammals in the hot tropical forests of Southeast Asia some 40 million years ago.
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GRAIL Data Helps Solve Mystery of Moon’s Uneven Surface Gravity

GRAIL Data Helps Solve Mystery of Moon’s Uneven Surface Gravity | Geology | Scoop.it
By combining GRAIL gravity data with computer models of large asteroid impacts and known details about the geologic evolution of impact craters, scientists were able uncover the origin of Moon’s uneven surface gravity.
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Curiosity Finds Evidence of Ancient Streambed on Mars

Curiosity Finds Evidence of Ancient Streambed on Mars | Geology | Scoop.it
Further analysis of Curiosity data has led researchers to believe that an ancient, flowing stream once existed on Mars.
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Expedition to Study Ancient Continental Breakup West of Spain - Science Daily

Expedition to Study Ancient Continental Breakup West of Spain - Science Daily | Geology | Scoop.it
Expedition to Study Ancient Continental Breakup West of Spain Science Daily (press release) May 24, 2013 — An international team of scientists has embarked on a shipboard expedition to study how Earth's crust was pulled apart in an area beneath the...
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