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March 25, 2012
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Geologists Discover New Class of Landform – on Mars

An odd, previously unseen landform could provide a window into the geological history of Mars, according to new research by University of Washington geologists. They call the structures periodic bedrock ridges (and they use the abbreviation PBRs to evoke a … Continue reading

March 1, 2012
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When Continents Collide: A New Twist To a 50 Million-Year-Old Tale

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Fifty million years ago, India slammed into Eurasia, a collision that gave rise to the tallest landforms on the planet, the Himalaya Mountains and the Tibetan Plateau. India and Eurasia continue to converge today, though at an … Continue reading

November 17, 2011
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Gamburtsev Mountains Enigma Unraveled in Interior East Antarctica

The birth of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains buried beneath the vast East Antarctic Ice Sheet – a puzzle mystifying scientists since their first discovery in 1958 – is finally solved. The remarkably long geological history explains the formation of the … Continue reading

November 15, 2011
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Evidence Emerges of Ancient Lake in California’s Eel River

*Ecological changes from lakebed may have led to two different populations of once-related steelhead trout* A catastrophic landslide 22,500 years ago dammed the upper reaches of northern California’s Eel River, forming a 30-mile-long lake which has since disappeared. It left … Continue reading

October 25, 2011
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Two New Bee Species Are Mysterious Pieces in the Panama Puzzle

Smithsonian scientists have discovered two new, closely related bee species: one from Coiba Island in Panama and another from northern Colombia. Both descended from of a group of stingless bees that originated in the Amazon and moved into Central America, … Continue reading