Leaf-mining insects destroyed with the dinosaurs, others quickly appeared Leaf-mining insects destroyed with the dinosaurs, others quickly appeared

This is a mine produced by a micromoth larva on Platanus raynoldski, a sycamore. Credit: Michael ...

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Four-billion-year-old chemistry in cells today Four-billion-year-old chemistry in cells today

3-D rendering of a mitochondrium. Credit: © Mopic / Fotolia Parts of the primordial soup in whi...

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Parched West is using up underground water Parched West is using up underground water

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Surface-water depletion in the Colorado River Basin has left this &quo...

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Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice age Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice age

This image depicts the Hubbard Glacier ice front, with floating ice 'growlers' in August ...

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How much magma is hiding beneath our feet? Mysteries of Earth's crust pierced How much magma is hiding beneath our feet? Mysteries of Earth's crust pierced

How much magma is hiding beneath our feet? Credit: © naypong / Fotolia Molten rock (or magma) h...

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3-D image of Paleolithic child's skull reveals trauma, brain damage 3-D image of Paleolithic child's skull reveals trauma, brain damage

This is a 3-D reconstruction of skull compound fracture and endocranial surface changes. Credit: ...

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Oso disaster had its roots in earlier landslides Oso disaster had its roots in earlier landslides

An aerial view of the slide site at Oso, Washington, from March 31, 2014. Credit: Gordon Farquhar...

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Researchers figure out how oddly shaped sandstone landform structures come about Researchers figure out how oddly shaped sandstone landform structures come about

Delicate Arch, Arches National Park, Utah, USA. Credit: Jaroslav Soukup A team of researchers w...

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Jeju Island, Korea is a live volcano Jeju Island, Korea is a live volcano

Pictures of the sedimentary layer containing charcoal found on a stony mountain developing site i...

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