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“Rocks and Fossils”

Feb 10, 2016 01:57 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A strange and sudden buckling of the earth in Michigan five years ago is now being explained as a limestone bulge. Continue reading →
Feb 4, 2016 01:52 PM ET // Michael Casey,
An insect that went extinct more than 120 million years ago featured many of the traits associated with modern butterflies, including eye spots.
Jan 11, 2016 05:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The diamonds contain chemical information about what goes on deep inside the Earth. →
Dec 18, 2015 12:55 PM ET // Discovery News
A 508-million-year fossil in Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum contains embryos with eggs preserved in its body.
Dec 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
They might not combine with other elements, but noble gases are always on the move. Continue reading →
Nov 19, 2015 03:47 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A dense 380-million-year-old forest found in Norway could have caused one of the Earth's most extreme climate shifts. Continue reading →
Nov 19, 2015 08:48 AM ET // AFP
The gem is second in size only to the Cullinan diamond unearthed in South Africa in 1905.
Sep 24, 2015 12:59 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The 93-pound Petoskey stone is a reminder of the state's ancient history as a warm sea.
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