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Oyster Shells Tell Story

( -- Some oysters provide pearls but all oyster shells have a story to tell, if you know how to look for them. One compelling story about North America’s first successful English settlement has unfolded before ...

dateJun 04, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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'Highway from hell' fueled Costa Rican volcano

If some volcanoes operate on geologic timescales, Costa Rica's Irazú had something of a short fuse. In a new study in the journal Nature, scientists suggest that the 1960s eruption of Costa Rica's largest stratovolcano was ...

dateJul 31, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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