Monthly Archives: August 2016

Iceland’s biggest volcano set to erupt

Iceland’s scientists say activity at Katla volcano increasing, next eruption could be huge Awakening the Giant! Fear grows that Iceland’s largest volcano may erupt following earthquakes The Icelandic Meteorological Office is on alert for a possible eruption from the country’s … Continue reading

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Fish were more prominent in early Alaskans’ diets, isotope study determines

Ice age inhabitants of Interior Alaska relied more heavily on salmon and freshwater fish in their diets than previously thought, according to a new study. A team of researchers made the discovery after taking samples from 17 prehistoric hearths along … Continue reading

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Plant roots built beachhead for life on land

Plants – even relatively small ones – played a crucial role in establishing a beachhead for life on land, according to recent work by an international team of researchers. The group found that early in the history of Earth’s terrestrial … Continue reading

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Geologists search for Anthropocene ‘golden spike’

Atomic bomb radiation signatures may help establish a start date for a new epoch. An official welcome to the Anthropocene epoch The notion that we have entered a new geological age is real and should be formally recognised, according to … Continue reading

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New species of pterosaur discovered in Patagonia

Scientists today announced the discovery of a new species of pterosaur from the Patagonia region of South America. The cranial remains were in an excellent state of preservation and belonged to a new species of pterosaur from the Early Jurassic. … Continue reading

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New species of pterosaur discovered in Patagonia

Scientists today announced the discovery of a new species of pterosaur from the Patagonia region of South America. The cranial remains were in an excellent state of preservation and belonged to a new species of pterosaur from the Early Jurassic. … Continue reading

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Ancient Rocks Suggest Meteorites Brought Life’s Phosphorus To Earth

“I had these rocks for six years,” Pasek says, before he was able to adapt a mass spectrometry technique to analyze their phosphorus content. Meteorites that crashed onto Earth billions of years ago may have provided the phosphorous essential to … Continue reading

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