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Hundred-year-old law on fluid flow overturned by new research

Engineers from Imperial College London have dispelled a 100-year-old scientific law used to describe how fluid flows through rocks. The discovery by researchers from Imperial...

Why does a Yellowstone microorganism prefer meager rations over rich ones?

Arizona State University geoscientist Everett Shock has collaborated with a team of life scientists from Montana State University to discover a puzzle at the...

Origins of Cu-Pb-Zn-bearing and W-bearing granites

The Nanling Range of South China is world famous for its widely developed, multiple-aged granitic magmatism and related polymetallic mineralization. Various kinds of granites...

Landscape-scale erosion instabilities in the northern Gabilan Mesa, California

If you ever fly from L.A. to San Francisco, California, you may notice the Gabilan Mesa off to the east as you begin your...

How X-rays helped to solve mystery of floating rocks

It's true—some rocks can float on water for years at a time. And now scientists know how they do it, and what causes them...

Research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history

Things are heating up in Russia. UNLV Geoscience Ph.D. student Jonathan Baker has found evidence that shows nearly continuous warming from the end of...

New Zealand quake scientists discover surprise

When researchers in New Zealand drilled deep into an earthquake fault, they stumbled upon a discovery they say could provide a significant new energy...

Paris 1.5°C target may be smashed by 2026

Global temperatures could break through the 1.5°C barrier negotiated at the Paris conference as early as 2026 if a slow-moving, natural climate driver known...

Antarctic ice rift spreads

The rift in the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica now has a second branch, which is moving in the direction of the ice...

Rock samples indicate water is key ingredient for crust formation

By examining the cooling rate of rocks that formed more than 10 miles beneath the Earth's surface, scientists led by The University of Texas...

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