Researchers claim to have found possible example of sympatric speciation
Endeavour crater provides possible evidence of past water
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Mars rover Opportunity is a senior citizen, but still spry, and as it peers over the rim of the giant impact crater called Endeavour, it's embarking on what could be called a new mission, ...
Life thrives in porous rock deep beneath the seafloor, scientists say
Researchers have found compelling evidence for an extensive biological community living in porous rock deep beneath the seafloor. The microbes in this hidden world appear to be an important source of dissolved ...
Ancient treasure rises from Berlin rubble
When an incendiary bomb hit in World War II, Berlin's Tell Halaf archaeological museum went up in flames and its 3,000-year-old statues were smashed to smithereens.
Reversals of Earth's Magnetic Field Explained by Small Core Fluctuations
Earth's crust melts easier than previously thought
A University of Missouri study published in Nature this week has found that the Earth's crust melts easier than previously thought. In the study, researchers measured how well rocks conduct heat at differ ...