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Oct 27, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Neanderthals disappeared from Europe 40,000 years ago, about the same time as the region's biggest volcanic blast. But don't blame the volcano.
Feb 25, 2014 01:57 PM ET // Tim Wall
Volcanic eruptions may slow climate change by spewing mirror-like particles in the air. Continue reading →
Feb 17, 2014 11:22 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
There's no bubbling pool of lava under the world's liveliest volcanoes, but rather magma in cold storage, waiting for a splash of heat to wake up.
Nov 1, 2013 11:06 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Maine has supervolcanoes. Wait, Maine has volcanoes? Yes, and their eruptions could have been among the biggest ever on Earth.
Jun 26, 2013 03:27 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Earth's two giant, remarkably permanent hotspots have been sculpting continents for billions of years. Continue reading →
Nov 8, 2011 03:21 AM ET // Sarah Simpson
One of today's most dangerous volcanoes has a new nickname: Mount Doom.
Jun 1, 2012 12:14 AM ET // Tim Wall
Super-volcanoes may go from zero to apocalypse in only a few centuries.
Dec 6, 2012 06:14 PM ET // Trace Dominguez
Volcanoes are similar to a giant pimple on the surface of our planet, and sometimes, they pop.
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