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Earth flips its polarity after every 200,000 to 300,000 years

Magnetic pole reversal is a common phenomenon, which occurs on Earth, gradually over the millennia Continue reading “Earth flips its polarity after every 200,000 to 300,000 years” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Oldest minerals help make key discovery about early Earth’s atmosphere

In a new study funded by NASA, scientists have used the oldest minerals on Earth to reconstruct the atmospheric conditions present on Earth very soon after its birth Continue reading “Oldest minerals help More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Earth’s outer core ‘poor in oxygen’

Oxygen is the most abundant element in the planet, so it is not unreasonable to expect that it might be one of the dominant “light elements” in the core Continue reading “Earth’s outer core ‘poor in More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Nest of baby dinosaurs found in Mongolia

A University of Rhode Island paleontologist has described a large nest of juvenile Protoceratops andrewsi dinosaurs – first of this genus ever found – from Mongolia Continue reading “Nest of baby More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011

Mystery surrounding Antarctic’s Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains solved

The Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains in Antarctica formed as a result of multiple tectonic events, rather than a single event, a new study has claimed Continue reading “Mystery surrounding Antarctic’s Gamburtsev More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011

Specific time and rate of Earth’s most extreme extinction revealed

A team of researchers from North America and China has for the first time identified the exact date and rate of Earth’s most severe mass extinction Continue reading “Specific time and rate of Earth’s most More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 14th, 2011

Rising air pollution worsens droughts, floods

Increases in air pollution can intensify drought and flood, according to a new study Continue reading “Rising air pollution worsens droughts, floods” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Evidence of 900-year-old ‘multi-decade’ megadrought period found

Researchers at the University of Arizona have revealed a previously unknown multi-decade drought period in the second century A.D after studying oldest pine trees Continue reading “Evidence of 900-year-old More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Ponds not responsible for arsenic poisoning in India’s groundwater

A study led by an Indian origin researcher has found that arsenic contamination in India’s groundwater is not a result of arsenic coming from man-made ponds Continue reading “Ponds not responsible for arsenic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 20th, 2011

New model to gauge destruction giant meteorite hitting Earth can cause

Researchers have come out with a new model to gain a deeper insight into the level of destruction a giant meteorite striking the Earth can cause Continue reading “New model to gauge destruction giant meteorite More...