A team of scientists from Norway, France and China revise the view that the Sahara desert has existed for only the last 2-3million years.
The warm Atlantic water continued to flow into the icy Nordic seas during the coldest periods of the last Ice Age.
Geologists from Trinity College Dublin have rewritten the evolutionary history books by finding that oxygen-producing life forms were present on Earth some 3 billion years
Citizen scientists are saving lives of people living in the shadow of deadly volcanoes according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
The influence of climate on agriculture is believed to be a key factor in the rise and fall of societies in the Ancient Near East.
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem investigated erosion in the different types of limestone in the Western Wall located at the foot of Jerusalem’s
Scientists are searching through an extremely large collection of 20-million-year-old amber unearthed in the Dominican Republic over 50 years ago; the effort is displaying new
In Jeju, renowned as an attractive holiday destination with natural tourism resources, a recent study unveiled a volcanic eruption occurred on the island. The Korea
Electrical images show flows of fluids to magma chamber.
Amber is known as one of the most beautiful gemstones and its mysterious qualities were enough to inspire myths and legends many years ago, and
A year-by-year record of volcanic eruptions from a comprehensive Antarctic ice core array
Grinding Away at History Using ‘Forensic’ Palaeontology and Archaeology
A geologist studied fossils to confirm that stones used in 19th century Ohio grain mills originated from France.
A Curtin University researcher has shown that ancient volcanic eruptions in Australia 510 million years ago significantly affected the climate, causing the first known mass
The discovery of an ancient ring-like structure in southern Alberta suggests the area was struck by a meteorite large enough to leave an eight-kilometre-wide crater,
Glaciers and ice sheets are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scrape off everything — vegetation,
An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world’s oldest weather reports—and could provide new evidence about the chronology
Will the dating of the volcanic eruption of Santorini remain an unsolved mystery? The question whether this natural disaster occurred 3,500 or 3,600 years ago
Geologists are constantly aiming at obtaining more precise and detailed data.
Research led by a University of Oregon doctoral student in California's Santa Cruz Mountains has uncovered geologic evidence that supports historical narratives for two earthquakes
Yoho National Park's 505-million-year-old Burgess Shale.
REsearcher discovers the age of sedimentary layers in the Naracoorte Caves