Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupting in 'Full Swing' - USGS
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupting in 'Full Swing' - USGS

General view of lava surfacing on the Halema'uma'u crater of Kilauea volcano in Kilauea, Hawaii, U.S. September 29, 2021, in this st...

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Carnotaurus Had Scaly Skin with No Feathers, Paleontologists Say
Carnotaurus Had Scaly Skin with No Feathers, Paleontologists Say

Close-up of the skin, with ridges marked. (Hendrick and Bell, Cretaceous Research)   Scientists have analysed the well-preserved skin of one...

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480-Million-Year-Old Spores of Early Land Plants Found in Australia
480-Million-Year-Old Spores of Early Land Plants Found in Australia

Fossilized spores from the Early Ordivician deposits of Australia. Image credit: Strother & Foster   Spores found in 480 million-year-ol...

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Pink Halite
Pink Halite

Pink Halite from California Photo Copyright ©️ Artstonetics/IG   Halite  is a type of salt, the mineral (natural) form of sodium chloride (N...

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Giant 'Swimming Head' Creature Lived in Our Oceans 500 Million Years Ago
Giant 'Swimming Head' Creature Lived in Our Oceans 500 Million Years Ago

Titanokorys gainesi carapace. Image credit: Jean-Bernard Caron, Royal Ontario Museum.    Paleontologists have described the largest Cambrian...

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'Flying Dragon' First-ever Remains of Prehistoric Winged Dinosaur
'Flying Dragon' First-ever Remains of Prehistoric Winged Dinosaur

Fossils of the dinosaur were unearthed by a group of scientists in the Atacama Desert.   The dinosaur fossil is preserved in a rare three-di...

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Fossilized Insect Discovered Not in Amber, But in Opal
Fossilized Insect Discovered Not in Amber, But in Opal

Photo: (Brian Berger/Instagram/@velvetboxsociety) In a find unlike anything seen before, a piece of opal from the island of java in i...

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The Geology behind Kidney Stone Crystallization
The Geology behind Kidney Stone Crystallization

Section of a kidney stone. Credit: Mayandi Sivaguru and Bruce Fouke    Rather than crystallizing all at once, kidney stones dissolve and re-...

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