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Plate tectonics coming of age

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plate tectonics in its current form is believed to have started one billion years ago. A study of two billion year old rocks from African gold mines has now shown that the same process of subduction we observe ...

dateNov 24, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Gold in them hills

The revival of Scotland's long-dormant gold-mining industry is underway, after officials gave the go-ahead to start work at a Highland mine.

dateOct 28, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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