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Clay mineral waters Earth's mantle from the inside

Clay mineral waters Earth's mantle from the inside

The first observation of a super-hydrated phase of the clay mineral kaolinite could improve our understanding of processes that lead to vol...
Oxygen levels link to ancient explosion of life, researchers find

Oxygen levels link to ancient explosion of life, researchers find

Oxygen has provided a breath of fresh air to the study of the Earth's evolution some 400-plus million years ago. Washington Univers...
New research indicates likely hydrological implications of rapid global warming

New research indicates likely hydrological implications of rapid global warming

Researchers studying a rapid global warming event, around 56 million years ago, have shown evidence of major changes in the intensity of ra...
What makes soil, soil? Researchers find hidden clues in DNA

What makes soil, soil? Researchers find hidden clues in DNA

Ever wondered what makes a soil, soil? And could soil from the Amazon rainforest really be the same as soil from your garden? Botswana ...
Ancient fish scales and vertebrate teeth share an embryonic origin

Ancient fish scales and vertebrate teeth share an embryonic origin

In biology, one long-running debate has teeth: whether ancient fish scales moved into the mouth with the origin of jaws, or if the tooth ha...
Portable DNA kit to combat wildlife crime in Africa

Portable DNA kit to combat wildlife crime in Africa

Wildlife traffickers do their best to make animal and plant parts unidentifiable. When customs officials find bones, maybe all they can say...
How our forests are adapting to climate change

How our forests are adapting to climate change

How do trees adjust to the effects of global warming? EPFL researchers have studied how beech and spruce trees – two of the most common pla...
Space dust may transport life between worlds

Space dust may transport life between worlds

Life on our planet might have originated from biological particles brought to Earth in streams of space dust, a study suggests. Dust Sc...

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