April 2017

Scientists Discover How Bacteria Changes Ions Into Gold

Photo: Alen Magoir Special 'nugget-producing' bacteria may hold the key to more efficient processing of gold o…

Scientists Solve Mystery Behind Antarctica's Blood Falls

Century-old mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls SOLVED When Antarctic explorers first discovered a cliff stained with …

Ancient Anthropod With Gnarly Claws Discovered in Burgess Shale

The terrifying 507 million-year-old sea monster that had 50 legs and can-opener like pincers to attack its prey Paleontologi…

Humans in California 130,000 Years Ago?

Two mastodon femur balls, one face up and one face down, are among the remains found at the Cerutti site in San Diego. …

Study: Early Organic Carbon Got Deep Burial in Mantle

This schematic depicts the efficient deep subduction of organic (reduced) carbon, a process that could have locked signif…

What Causes the Color of Blue Amber

Blue Amber Blue amber is a rare variety of amber that exhibits a blue coloration when viewed under ultraviolet light. Blue…

What is Unique About Chanthaburi Sapphire?

Chanthaburi Sapphire. Credit: Vincent Pardieu-GIA Thailand has been a leader in the global corundum trade since the 195…

A Massive Lake of Molten Carbon The Size of Mexico is Discovered Under The US

Situated under western US, 217 miles (350km) beneath the Earth's surface Upper mantle could contain up to 100 trillion m…

5 Dinosaur Eggs Were Just Discovered at a Construction Site in China

Photos: Fossilized dinosaur eggs found in China The round shaped eggs that belonged to plant-eating dinosaurs from th…

The Formation of Gold deposits in South Africa

South African 'Gold Rush' Nugget Mounted on a Gold Bar Brooch and a piece At a first glance, the Witwater…

Methane Seeps in the Canadian High Arctic

Widespread methane leakage from the sea floor Cretaceous climate warming led to a significant methane release from …

NASA has captured new mysterious crack on the Greenland's largest glacier

An aerial view of a chasm running through an ice shelf. The first photographs of a new and ominous crack in Greenland…

The Eight Most Incredible Fossils Preserved In Amber

The Eight Most Incredible Fossils Preserved In Amber Even if fossils in amber are not useful for extracting dinosaur …

Rare Opalised Wood From Nevada

Rare Opalised Wood From Nevada Nevada is famous for its beautiful, colorful black Opal. The state contains some very rich pr…