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Australia on path to join supercontinent 'Amasia'

The possibility that Earth could have a supercontinent that would occupy two-thirds of the planet's surface in a couple of hundred million years' time is just one of the geological projects being investigated by an international ...

dateApr 28, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Flight of the methane hunters

At just a bit over crop duster height, University of Michigan researchers are flying through a 50-square-mile hotspot of the greenhouse gas methane over the U.S. Southwest.

dateApr 23, 2015 in Environment
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More than 130 dolphins beach in Japan

More than 130 melon-headed whales, a member of the dolphin family usually found in the deep ocean, beached in Japan on Friday, sparking frantic efforts by locals and coastguards to save them.

dateApr 10, 2015 in Ecology
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