Japan's Largest Complete Dinosaur Skeleton Comes to Life
Japan's Largest Complete Dinosaur Skeleton Comes to Life

The bones of the dinosaur Mukawaryu which have been cleaned so far. These likely represent more than half of the bones the dinosaur had. ...

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World's Oldest Known Animal Identified After Decades-long Mystery
World's Oldest Known Animal Identified After Decades-long Mystery

This is a Dickinsonia fossil. The oldest known animal in the geological record has been identified, in a discovery that scientists ar...

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Subducting Slabs of the Earth's Crust May Generate Unusual Features Spotted Near the Core
Subducting Slabs of the Earth's Crust May Generate Unusual Features Spotted Near the Core

Nearly 1,800 miles below the earth's surface, there are large odd structures lurking at the base of the mantle, sitting just above ...

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Scientists Identified Three Reasons Responsible for Earth’s Spin Axis Drift
Scientists Identified Three Reasons Responsible for Earth’s Spin Axis Drift

The observed direction of polar motion, shown as a light blue line, compared with the sum (pink line) of the influence of Greenland ice l...

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Thawing Permafrost May Release More CO2 Than Previously Thought
Thawing Permafrost May Release More CO2 Than Previously Thought

Pictured here is a permafrost thaw slump that is exposing sediment- and ice-rich permafrost on the Peel Plateau in Canada's Northwest...

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Geoscientists Find Unexpected 'Deep Creep' Near San Andreas, San Jacinto Faults
Geoscientists Find Unexpected 'Deep Creep' Near San Andreas, San Jacinto Faults

A cartoon showing how anomalous earthquakes near the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults in southern California work in regions deep below...

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Study: Kidney Stones Have Distinct Geological Histories
Study: Kidney Stones Have Distinct Geological Histories

A human kidney stones from Mayo Clinic. A geologist, a microscopist and a doctor walk into a lab and, with their colleagues from acro...

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Geologists Reveal Ancient Connection Between England and France
Geologists Reveal Ancient Connection Between England and France

This graphic shows how the ancient land masses of Laurentia, Avalonia and Armorica would have collided to create the countries of England...

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Elephant Bird Mystery Solved? Discovery May Explain Demise of World's Largest-ever Birds
Elephant Bird Mystery Solved? Discovery May Explain Demise of World's Largest-ever Birds

Aepyornis maximus. Analysis of bones, from what was once the world's largest bird, has revealed that humans arrived on the tropica...

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