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Apr 19, 2016 05:33 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The earthquakes that rattled Japan last week have nothing to do with the strong earthquake that shook Ecuador this past weekend. Continue reading →
Jan 11, 2016 05:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The diamonds contain chemical information about what goes on deep inside the Earth. →
Sep 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The continent's ancient core actually is deformed. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Greenland didn't always have glaciers, reports a new study that pins the region's ice-cold features on plate tectonics and a shift in the Earth's tilt.
Dec 8, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
With the Earthscope project complete from California to Maine, scientists have sharpened their view of the mysterious mantle structures underneath the United States.
Oct 3, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A new gravity map of Earth's seafloor fills in blanks and reveals its geologic history in greater detail.
Aug 25, 2014 05:35 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
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.
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