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Oct 20, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
A predicted flip flop in Earth's magnetic field could happen sooner than scientists thought.
Aug 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
Jul 9, 2014 06:22 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
The planet's magnetic field seems to be 10 times weaker than it was six months ago.
Jun 19, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The 'boring billion:' the long evolutionary pause when algae ruled the Earth, might be due to stalled plate tectonics.
Jun 17, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
Scientists for the first time have gotten a glimpse of an elusive mineral, inside a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite, and have named it bridgmanite.
May 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Four-billion-year-old sample suggests modern-day Iceland is our best bet for an example of how Earth's continents first formed.
Apr 7, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
A neutrally buoyant layer may be floating between two layers deep in the Earth.
Apr 5, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
As a seafloor volcano continues to erupt in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean, a newborn island has swallowed its neighbor whole, images from space show.
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