The wealth of Afghanistan's geologic resources could be double the cost of what the U.S. has spent waging war against terrorists in that country. DNews talks with Said Mirzad of the U.S. Geologic Survey.
One month after Roald Amundsen, Robert Falcon Scott reaches the South Pole. Ten weeks later, he is dead.
A new expedition into Antarctica will investigate how much methane is bubbling from the ocean floor, and whether it will have a significant impact on global climate.
Hiking enthusiasts are interested in extending the Appalachian Trail along its proper geological trajectory across international boundaries.
For heat-loving microbes, it's a long wait to get warm at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean.
Underground microbes have been found converting waste CO2 and coal into natural gas. Left in the ground, the dirty fossil fuel might be transformed into a source of renewable energy.
The new term "hydrothermal seep" describes extreme temperatures colliding at frigid depths.
SCUBA divers have explored the bottom of the Dead Sea and found microbial life and freshwater springs.
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