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Methods of Gold Mining
Methods of Gold Mining

The Super Pit gold mine in Australia Gold mining is the process of mining of gold or gold ore...

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Geologists shed light on formation of Alaska Range
Geologists shed light on formation of Alaska Range

Professor Paul Fitzgerald and a team of students and fellow scientists have been studying the Al...

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The living, breathing ocean
The living, breathing ocean

DeVries and Deutsch mapped out the O2:P ratio of microbial respiration at a 200-meter depth in t...

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Another human footprint in the ocean: Rising anthropogenic nitrate levels in North Pacific Ocean
Another human footprint in the ocean: Rising anthropogenic nitrate levels in North Pacific Ocean

The rate of deposition of reactive nitrogen (i.e., nitrogen oxides from fossil fuel burning and ammonia compounds from fertilizer use) f...

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Complete Tiny Dinosaur Skeleton Discovered In South Korea
Complete Tiny Dinosaur Skeleton Discovered In South Korea

An illustration of a microraptor, which the dinosaur fossil closely resembles. A tiny dinosaur about the size of a house cat was re...

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Subtle shifts in the Earth could forecast earthquakes, tsunamis
Subtle shifts in the Earth could forecast earthquakes, tsunamis

Earthquakes and tsunamis can be giant disasters no one sees coming, but now an international team of scientists led by a University of...

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Geological Fieldwork
Geological Fieldwork

Planning. Why are you doing it? Are you going as a general exploration or do you have definite reason? Your motives will affect the prepa...

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Geologists Solve Mystery of Siberian Crater
Geologists Solve Mystery of Siberian Crater

This first giant crater measuring around 262ft and found in far northern Siberia is believed to have been caused by rising temperatures ...

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Turn Peanut Butter to Diamonds? This Geologist Did It
Turn Peanut Butter to Diamonds? This Geologist Did It

In a lab, scientists have turned peanut butter into diamonds. Peanut butter, of course, is rich in...

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January-October 2014 temperatures highest on record
January-October 2014 temperatures highest on record

The global average temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January to October 2014 was the highest on record, according to NOAA. Oc...

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How Did Continents Split? Geology Study Shows New Picture
How Did Continents Split? Geology Study Shows New Picture

The paper — the cover story in the latest issue of Geology, the journal of the Geological Society of America — is the first to provid...

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Collection and Curation of Geological Materials.
Collection and Curation of Geological Materials.

Why collect? Collecting is fun, but before you start you should consider carefully the ethics of collecting if you collect you are de...

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Giant channels discovered beneath Antarctic ice shelf
Giant channels discovered beneath Antarctic ice shelf

The ice shelf channel is clearly visible on the MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica image map; The channels are likely to influence the ...

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New Study Finds that Single Impact Killed Dinosaurs
New Study Finds that Single Impact Killed Dinosaurs

The dinosaurs, along with the majority of all other animal species on Earth, went extinct approximately 65 million years ago. Some sci...

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Why is Greenland covered in ice?
Why is Greenland covered in ice?

scientists at the University of Bristol and the University of Leeds show that only changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide are able to exp...

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Diamonds in Earth's oldest zircons are nothing but laboratory contamination
Diamonds in Earth's oldest zircons are nothing but laboratory contamination

How do you distinguish synthetic diamond from its natural counterpart. As is well known, the Earth is about 4.6 billion years old. No ro...

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 Geologists Discover Origin of Earth's Mysterious Black Diamonds
Geologists Discover Origin of Earth's Mysterious Black Diamonds

If indeed "a diamond is forever," the most primitive origins of Earth's so-called ...

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