Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading â†’
The Sooner State was rattled by 20 earthquakes on Aug. 19. It's the latest in a significant increase in seismic activity, which scientists believe is being caused by fracking oil and gas wells. Continue reading â†’
The bewildering shapes apparently owe their origin in large part to how rock can strengthen when squashed from above.
Through the analysis of a previously unexplained ratio of isotopes, scientists have recovered a geological time capsule of sorts that they believe represents a very different Earth that existed some 4.5 billion years ago. Continue reading â†’
The new substance will forever remain in Earth's rock record, researchers say.
Early dogs may have helped humans hunt mammoth, then guard the meat from their wild relatives. Continue reading â†’
A tiny bird is the oldest known bird pollinator. Continue reading â†’
Three satellites -- dubbed the Swarm -- are mapping the Earth's magnetic field in record time. Continue reading â†’
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