News tagged with geological sciences

Monsoons spinning the Earth's plates: study

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have for the first time shown a link between intensifying climate events and tectonic plate movement in findings that could provide a valuable insight into why huge tremors occur.

dateApr 13, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Putting the dead to work

Conservation paleobiologists -- scientists who use the fossil record to understand the evolutionary and ecological responses of present-day species to changes in their environment -- are putting the dead to ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Evolution
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The Dawn of a New Epoch?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Geologists from the University of Leicester are among four scientists- including a Nobel prize-winner - who suggest that the Earth has entered a new age of geological time.

dateMar 26, 2010 in Environment
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