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“Rocks and Fossils”

Apr 7, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
A neutrally buoyant layer may be floating between two layers deep in the Earth.
Mar 14, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Tim Wall
For more than a decade, anthropologists have debated the age of an Australopithecus fossil called 'Little Foot.' Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
A Brazilian diamond offers clues about large amounts of water beneath the Earth. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 01:29 PM ET // Tim Wall
As the sun's energy levels dipped so did temperatures in the North Atlantic, which then may have cooled the climate in Europe. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2014 01:42 PM ET // Tim Wall
The strongest earthquake in Oklahoma history may have been triggered by fossil fuel extraction, reports a new study. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2014 01:14 PM ET // Tim Wall
Extinct elephants and other herbivores tended prehistoric Europe into a mixture of park-like spaces and clumps of forests. Continue reading →
Feb 4, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A complex interaction between lava and water, rather than a battle between mythical trolls, is responsible for unusual basalt pillars in Iceland.
Jan 26, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Last year the news was that the Grand Canyon was way older than expected. New work says the opposite. Here's how it all makes sense.
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