New research points to when massive asteroid impact happened, and why only some animals survived.
The findings suggest current theories of how some volcanoes form may be too simple.
New study examines rare sedimentary rocks atop some of the planet's oldest large land masses.
Analysis of fish ear bones reveals how bioluminescent lanternfish became so abundant.
A new model, based on "sea glass" from ocean ridges, may help scientists more easily answer a question they have long struggled with.
Researchers and Aboriginal people are working to protect 3.5-billion-year-old stromatolite fossils in western Australia.
Understanding how magnetic fields change is crucial for protecting communications networks and power grids.