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“Deserts”

Jan 5, 2016 06:38 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The odd 'T'-shape is formed by an oasis, a highway and date trees. →
Sep 11, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A massive, landlocked Chinese basin has a veritable ocean beneath it, which may help slow climate change. Continue reading →
Jun 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Step right up, folks, and witness the amazing shrinking continent before it's too late.
Apr 8, 2015 05:04 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Everything about fairy circles is pretty weird, but this new connection might take the cake.
Feb 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pesky termites aren't so bad after all, as new research finds that they can greatly benefit plants, animals and landscapes.
Sep 25, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Dust from the Sahara blows minerals from fish fossils across the Atlantic and helps plants grow in the Amazon rainforest.
Sep 5, 2013 10:20 AM ET // Joseph Castro, Space.com Contributor
A new theory suggests that 'fairy circles' in Africa's Namib Desert are the result of subsurface competition for resources among plants.
Nov 6, 2012 08:06 AM ET // Tim Wall
The soils of the San Joaquin Valley in California have a dirty secret.
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