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“Rocks and Fossils”

Apr 12, 2015 03:12 PM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
A core sample from 5,000 feet below the surface of the Chicxulub crater will delve 10 million to 15 million years into the past. Continue reading →
Apr 8, 2015 04:08 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Remains embedded in a cave in southern Italy confirm the so-called Altamura Man is a Neanderthal who lived around 150,000 years ago.
Mar 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
For a long time geologists have been trying to figure out why the High Plains, where Denver is located, turned out to be so high, yet also level and smooth enough that a city could be built there. It may have had something to do with water. Continue reading →
Feb 4, 2015 12:52 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A deep-sea organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years, posing an evolutionary puzzle. Continue reading →
Feb 2, 2015 06:15 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
This assortment of monoliths represent some of the biggest rocks on Earth.
Jan 20, 2015 12:03 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An 1815 geological map of the British Isles changed the way we look at the ground beneath us. Continue reading →
Jan 6, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are compelling structures in a slab of sedimentary Mars rock, but their discovery alone won't prove there was ancient life on Mars.
Nov 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The lava lake is forming at the top of Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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