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Researchers examined some of the oldest rocks in western Greenland to probe the beginnings of today’s continents.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

The water contains bacterialike shapes that researchers plan to test for DNA.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Some bubbles grow to be more than a quarter-mile across.

Meeri Kim, Contributor

Scientists now know much more about the underground cavities in the sand that nearly killed a boy in 2013.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

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Researchers in Antarctica turned up a large amount of a form of iron likely forged in nearby supernova explosions.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Understanding how seemingly solid rocks get squished could make mining and construction projects safer.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

Newly defined species that lived 90 million years ago represents a chimera -- or even the crab family's platypus, researchers say.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Researchers find that hot ash, lava, boulders and gas can rush from a volcano at high speeds on a cushion of air.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Newly-discovered fossil deposit contains more than 50 unknown species from the Cambrian Explosion, when most complex body plans appeared.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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