Researchers discover four dinosaurs in Montana

A team of paleontologists from the University of Washington and its Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture excavated four dinosaurs in northeastern Montana this summer. All fossils will be brought back to the Burke Museum ...

Wallonia as an international reference for the timeline

Researchers at the Evolution & Diversity Dynamics Lab at the University of Liège (Belgium) have proposed a new definition of the geological boundary between the Devonian and Carboniferous periods (359 million years). This ...

The 27.5-million-year cycle of geological activity

Geologic activity on Earth appears to follow a 27.5-million-year cycle, giving the planet a 'pulse,' according to a new study published in the journal Geoscience Frontiers.

Getting to the bottom of Arctic landslides

Erosion of the frozen soil of Arctic regions, known as permafrost, is creating large areas of subsidence, which has catastrophic impact in these regions sensitive to climate change. As the mechanisms behind these geological ...

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