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Ancient wind held secret of life and death

(PhysOrg.com) -- The mystery of how an abundance of fossils have been marvellously preserved for nearly half a billion years in a remote region of Africa has been solved by a team of geologists from the University ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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The science of sinkholes

A devastating sinkhole occurred in Florida on February 28, 2013, raising questions and concerns about this incredible phenomenon. Around 20% of the U.S. lies in areas susceptible to sinkhole events, highlighting ...

dateMar 06, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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The legacy of the megaflood

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ambling through the parched and scarred landscape of eastern Washington state is the 60-mile-long Grand Coulee, the largest of the stair-step canyons that give the region called the Channeled ...

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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