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Isotopes with ocean circulation information

The distribution of a radioactive thorium isotope is important in multiple aspects of oceanograpy. In his new publication, Yiming Luo has revisited the issue on processes influencing the distribution in the water column.

dateApr 05, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Microbes set the stage for first animals

It is thought that animal life first arose during the Ediacaran Period, between 635 and 541 million years ago, but these organisms bore little resemblance to the animals we know today. That's led some scientists to believe ...

dateMar 13, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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