Impact that doomed the dinosaurs helped the forests bloom Impact that doomed the dinosaurs helped the forests bloom

Seen here is a Late Cretaceous specimen from the Hell Creek Formation, morphotype HC62, taxon Rha...

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Rushed evacuations as Philippine volcano spews lava Rushed evacuations as Philippine volcano spews lava

 Lava flows from the crater of Mayon volcano, as seen from Legazpi City, Albay province, southeas...

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Three extinct squirrel-like species discovered Three extinct squirrel-like species discovered

This reconstruction shows arboreal mammals in a Jurassic forest. The three animals on the left si...

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Carbon injection initiative supported by new research Carbon injection initiative supported by new research

Carbon dioxide is absorbed by basalt lava rock Worldwide attempts to tackle global warming by i...

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Study on global carbon cycle may require reappraisal of climate events in Earth's history Study on global carbon cycle may require reappraisal of climate events in Earth's history

This photo shows roots casts observed between 131-132 meters below the mud pit. These casts are s...

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How a change in slope affects lava flows How a change in slope affects lava flows

When exposed to the elements, flowing lava will form a crust at its surface. Credit: Scott Rowlan...

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Early Earth less 'Hellish' than previously thought Early Earth less 'Hellish' than previously thought

Calvin Miller at the Kerlingarfjoll volcano in central Iceland. Some geologists have proposed tha...

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Gas leaks from faulty wells linked to contamination in some groundwater Gas leaks from faulty wells linked to contamination in some groundwater

As researchers study hydraulic fracturing, a team led by Thomas Darrah at The Ohio State Universi...

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Martian meteorite yields more evidence of the possibility of life on Mars Martian meteorite yields more evidence of the possibility of life on Mars

Is there, or was there once, life on Mars? Credit: NASA/JPL/MSSS A tiny fragment of Martian met...

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