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Fossils of Mating Turtles Found in Germany


June 20th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Darmstadt, June 19
(THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time, experts have discovered fossils of two vertebrates copulating. Nine such pairs of fossils have been near Darmstadt (Germany). Paleontology experts believe that ... Read more...

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Hot springs of volcanic crater in Siberia reveals ancient ecology


April 27th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A study has found that bacteria in the scalding hot springs of a volcanic crater in Siberia can help reconstruct the evolution of Earth's early atmosphere.UChicago researcher Albert ... Read more...

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Volcanoes ‘may have kick-started life on Earth’


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Volcanoes might have played a crucial role in kick-starting life on Earth, according to new results from an old experiment that sat on the shelf for more than ... Read more...

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Venus’ hot atmosphere may cool down its interior


September 21st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Based on calculations from a new model, researchers have proposed a counter-intuitive theory, which claims that the heat in the atmosphere of Venus, induced from a strong greenhouse ... Read more...

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Now, iPhone sized radio transmitters to predict volcanic eruption


September 20th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 20 (ANI): Early warning of a volcanic eruption may now be possible as scientists have developed radio transmitters- about the size of iPhone-that could be dropped into the depths of ... Read more...

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Eruption of galactic ’super-volcano’ caught in action


August 20th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and NSF's Very Large Array have witnessed a galactic "super-volcano" that is erupting and blasting gas outwards.The galactic volcano in the massive galaxy M87 ... Read more...

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Is our atmosphere an import from outer space?


December 11th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) The gases which make up the earth's atmosphere and probably its oceans are an import from outer space, says a new study. Scientists from the Universities of Manchester and ... Read more...

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Sulfur-rich ores in Western Australia may have formed from volcanic eruptions


November 28th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 28 (ANI): In a new research, an international team of geologists has determined that sulfur-rich ores that blanket Western Australia may have formed billions of years ago from volcanic eruptions, ... Read more...

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Could our oceans have an extraterrestrial origin?


November 12th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Water did not originate on Earth as believed, but came into being from the turbulence caused by giant planets in the outer solar system, according to a new ... Read more...

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Volcanic eruptions triggered mass extinctions, climate change


June 5th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 5 (IANS) Massive volcanic eruptions in ancient times triggered rapid climate change and mass extinctions, by ejecting colossal volumes of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. "We have carefully dated minerals contained ... Read more...

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Melting minerals found to be source of Tanzanian volcano’s carbon-based lavas


May 7th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Scientists studying the world's most unusual volcano in Tanzania have discovered the reason behind its unique carbon-based lavas, attributing them to an extremely small degree of partial melting ... Read more...

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Earths highest known microbial ecosystems being fueled by volcanic gases


March 4th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that the emission of water, carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane from small volcanic vents near the rim of the 19,850-foot-high Socompa volcano ... Read more...

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Geologists study volcanoes with balloons


August 15th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): A team of geologists have taken meteorological balloons to the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii to make the first on-location measurements of volcanic gases as they actually spew ... Read more...

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Colliding continents may have triggered off oxygenation on Earth


July 28th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A controversial new theory has proposed that the clashing of supercontinents billions of years ago may have been responsible for the oxygen-rich atmosphere that sustains much of ... Read more...

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Chinese fossil reveals smallest pterodactyl


February 12th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Scientists have identified a tiny, toothless pterodactyl from a well-preserved Chinese fossil, which had a wingspan of about 250 millimetres, making it the smallest pterodactyl ever found.According ... Read more...

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Scientist says Earth barely big enough for life


January 11th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 11 (ANI): A study led by Harvard University researchers has revealed that Earth is at the lower end of the size range needed for plate tectonics, which are believed to ... Read more...

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