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Prehistoric builders reveal trade secrets

A fossil which has lain in a museum drawer for over a century has been recognized by a University of Leicester geologist as a unique clue to the long-lost skills of some of the most sophisticated animal architects ...

Oct 02, 2012
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New 'embryonic' subduction zone found

(Phys.org) —A new subduction zone forming off the coast of Portugal heralds the beginning of a cycle that will see the Atlantic Ocean close as continental Europe moves closer to America.

Jun 17, 2013
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Study finds earlier peak for Spain's glaciers

The last glacial maximum was a time when Earth's far northern and far southern latitudes were largely covered in ice sheets and sea levels were low. Over much of the planet, glaciers were at their greatest ...

Aug 26, 2013
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