Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Study provides new insight into origin of Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rocky Mountains were formed when the North American continent was dragged westward during the closure of an ocean basin off the west...

Study confirms banded iron formations originated from oxidized iron

A new study by University of Alberta scientists shows that banded iron formations originated from oxidized iron, confirming the relevance and accuracy of...

How deep-ocean vents fuel massive phytoplankton blooms

Researchers at Stanford University say they have found an aquatic highway that lets nutrients from Earth's belly sweep up to surface waters off the...

Building blocks of the Earth

Chemical analyses of meteorites allow for a better estimation of the chemical composition of the Earth and its potential building blocks. That is the...

Supercomputing dynamic earthquake rupture models

Some of the world's most powerful earthquakes involve multiple faults, and scientists are using supercomputers to better predict their behavior. Multi-fault earthquakes can span...

Diets of Latinos and blacks have greatest environmental impact per dollar...

Despite spending less than white households on food overall, black and Latino households have more impact on the environment per dollar spent on food...

NASA sees strong storms in developing gulf system 91L

NASA's Aqua satellite used infrared light to analyze the strength of storms in the developing low pressure area designated as System 91L is...

Pop-up parks deliver big benefits in small spaces

Pop-up stores, restaurants, and theaters are an increasingly common sight in cities around the world, where they add to the diversity of commercial...

Feathers came first, then birds

New research, led by the University of Bristol, suggests that feathers arose 100 million years before birds - changing how we look at...

UNH researchers find slowdown in Earth’s temps stabilized nature’s calendar

DURHAM, N.H.--Sometimes referred to as nature's calendar, phenology looks at the seasonal life cycle of plants and animals and is one of the leading...