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“Rocks and Fossils”

Aug 27, 2014 07:38 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
Aug 22, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jul 21, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The bewildering shapes apparently owe their origin in large part to how rock can strengthen when squashed from above.
Jun 9, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jun 4, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience.com Contributor
The new substance will forever remain in Earth's rock record, researchers say.
Jun 2, 2014 06:07 PM ET // Tim Wall
Early dogs may have helped humans hunt mammoth, then guard the meat from their wild relatives. Continue reading →
May 28, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A tiny bird is the oldest known bird pollinator. Continue reading →
May 5, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Tim Wall
Three satellites -- dubbed the Swarm -- are mapping the Earth's magnetic field in record time. Continue reading →
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