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The discovery of a new, ancient, predatory reptile dubbed Parvosuchus aurelioi—part of a group of crocodile-like reptiles called pseudosuchians—in Brazil is described in a paper in Scientific Reports. The specimen, which dates to approximately 237 million...
Our planet was born around 4.5 billion years ago. To understand this mind-bendingly long history, we need to study rocks and the minerals they are made of. The oldest rocks in Australia, which are some of the...

Trilobites rise from the ashes to reveal ancient map

Ten newly discovered species of trilobites, hidden for 490 million years in a little-studied part of Thailand, could be the missing pieces in an...

Helicopters could map the magnetic fields on Mars

A recent study published in The Planetary Science Journal examines how helicopters equipped with a magnetometer could be used to conduct magnetic field investigations...

Scientists can now map lightning in 3D

Studying lightning is as hard as you might expect. One promising technique to study the ephemeral surges is to measure the radio waves generated by...

NASA scientists map global salt marsh losses and their carbon impact

According to a new NASA-led study, the world has lost 561 square miles (1,453 square kilometers) of salt marshes over the past 20 years....

New map shows where fracking-induced earthquakes could hit in Canada

Scientists from the University of Waterloo have developed a map showing which regions and population centers of Western Canada are likely to experience earthquakes...

Scientists map sulfur residue on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

A Southwest Research Institute-led team used the Hubble Space Telescope to observe Jupiter's moon, Europa, at ultraviolet wavelengths, filling in a "gap" in the...

Milky Way’s secrets revealed by massive space probe map

The Gaia space probe unveiled its latest discoveries on Monday in its quest to map the Milky Way in unprecedented detail, surveying nearly two...

New map shows seabed of the Southern Ocean in unprecedented detail

The features of the ocean floor help determine how water masses and ocean currents move and how they affect our climate. Biodiversity is also...

New maps of global geological provinces and tectonic plates

New models that show how the continents were assembled are providing fresh insights into the history of the Earth and will help provide a...

New study and interactive map point to environmental justice disparities (and solutions) in land conservation

A new study in Environmental Research Letters shows striking disparities in the distribution of conserved land across multiple dimensions of social marginalization in New...

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