A neutrally buoyant layer may be floating between two layers deep in the Earth.
For more than a decade, anthropologists have debated the age of an Australopithecus fossil called 'Little Foot.' Continue reading →
A Brazilian diamond offers clues about large amounts of water beneath the Earth. Continue reading →
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 →
The strongest earthquake in Oklahoma history may have been triggered by fossil fuel extraction, reports a new study. Continue reading →
Extinct elephants and other herbivores tended prehistoric Europe into a mixture of park-like spaces and clumps of forests. Continue reading →
A complex interaction between lava and water, rather than a battle between mythical trolls, is responsible for unusual basalt pillars in Iceland.
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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