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Tiny 3-D images shed light on origin of Earth’s core


December 17th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory scientists' new method of capturing detailed, three-dimensional images of minute samples of material under extreme pressures is shedding light on the ... Read more...

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Hawaiian hot spot’s deep roots uncovered by scientists


December 5th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 5 (ANI): A new study by an international research team has opened up a window into the earth to reveal Hawaii's deep roots, by suggesting that the Hawaiian hot spot ... Read more...

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New model to predict rough size and location of future quakes


December 4th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a new model that suggests a way to narrow size and location range of future earthquakes.The forecasting model developed by Danijel Schorlemmer, ... Read more...

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Banded rocks may reveal Earth’s environment 2 billion years ago


October 12th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 12 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the strikingly banded rocks scattered across the upper Midwest and elsewhere throughout the world can offer clues to the environment of the early Earth ... Read more...

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Dino extinction event may have been caused by magnetic chaos


December 13th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new theory has suggested that the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs 250 million years ago, was caused by the Earths magnetic field going into ... Read more...

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Subsurface life feasts on oil seeping from the sea floor


October 1st, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A new research has revealed that subsurface life in the form of single-celled organisms feast on an extensive number of oil compounds.The research, led by David Valentine ... Read more...

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Molten rocks under Atlantic Ocean may shed light on break up of continents


March 28th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
London, March 28 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time explored a huge volume of molten rock frozen into the crust under the Atlantic Ocean, which might gives them a better ... Read more...

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Researchers develop computer model of key component of Earth’s crust


March 6th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A team of Cornell researchers has created a mathematical computer model of the formation of granulite, a fine-grained metamorphic rock, in the Earth's crust.Granulite, composed mainly of ... Read more...

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Scientists show how a crystal can become a conductor


February 6th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A new research has used computational modeling to show how a crystal of manganese oxide can be changed from an electrical insulator to a conductive metal.Carried out at ... Read more...

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Storing CO2 deep in the earth may help tackle climate change


November 27th, 2007 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A study has found that storing carbon dioxide (CO2) deep below the earths surface could be a safe, long-term solution to one of the planets major contributors to ... Read more...

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