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“Rocks and Fossils”

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.
Aug 27, 2014 07:38 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
Aug 22, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Sooner State was rattled by 20 earthquakes on Aug. 19. It's the latest in a significant increase in seismic activity, which scientists believe is being caused by fracking oil and gas wells. Continue reading →
Aug 14, 2014 12:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An orbiting Mars camera has spotted the aftermath of a fun event on Mars: A boulder that has rolled down a steep slope -- and ended up resting on its long axis as a standing stone. Continue reading →
Aug 6, 2014 05:18 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Although climbers have been blamed, it was more likely a thunderstorm that felled the top of the Cobra. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A chunk of 20-million-year-old amber rediscovered from an old collection reveals a locust with remnants of wings that the insect has since lost. Continue reading →
Jul 21, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The bewildering shapes apparently owe their origin in large part to how rock can strengthen when squashed from above.
Jun 9, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the analysis of a previously unexplained ratio of isotopes, scientists have recovered a geological time capsule of sorts that they believe represents a very different Earth that existed some 4.5 billion years ago. Continue reading →
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