Origin of Geomagnetism: Bumbling in the Dark Past
June 10, 2020
When did the Earth get its magnetic field? It's important because life depends on it. Watch MIT fumble and stumble over the question.
Neanderthals Were Just Another Ethnic Group of Real People
April 29, 2019
It's taken more than a century, but scientists are now promoting Neanderthals to their rightful place in the modern human family.
Earth’s Magnetic Field Decaying at an Alarming Rate
December 11, 2018
The biosphere depends on earth's magnetic field, but it has been decaying rapidly for 1500 years.
Ancient DNA Recovered from Caves
May 3, 2017
New techniques are allowing scientists to extract ancient DNA from cave soil. But is it really as old as claimed?
Can Radioactive Decay Constants Vary?
November 28, 2016
Three physicists claim to see cyclical variations in beta decay rates of two elements correlated with solar neutrino flux.
November 19, 2014
We need to clear the deck of geology news. Here's a garage sale of interesting headlines, provided "as is" for researchers to pursue further.