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A dense crystalline 'rain' falling into Earth's mantle could explain how a mysterious seismic boundary forms beneath the crust.
A series of deadly earthquakes that shook New Zealand in 2010 and 2011 may have weakened a portion of Earth's crust.
Two dinosaur fossils discovered side-by-side in Montana failed to sell in New York, despite projections that they would break auction records.
The story of how life changed the face of the Earth may be more profound than previously envisioned and could lead to new clues for detecting life on exoplanets.
The earliest known big cat lived in what is now China between 5.9 million and 4.1 million years ago, newfound fossils of the ancient prowler suggest.
A fossilized tomatillo, still in its papery shell, is the earliest fruit from the tomato family ever found in South America.
Maine has supervolcanoes. Wait, Maine has volcanoes? Yes, and their eruptions could have been among the biggest ever on Earth.
Even though the California Gold Rush took place more than a century ago, it left a toxic legacy of mercury pollution.
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