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Undersea anchors of ice that help prevent Antarctica's land ice from slipping into the ocean are shrinking at more than twice the rate compared with 50 years ago, research shows. More than a third of these frozen...
An international team of scientists from China, the U.S. and Europe has studied new fossils of the marine reptile Dinocephalosaurus orientalis. This research has made it possible to fully describe the bizarre, very impressive animal for...

Earthquake shakes Turkey

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4 shook Turkey shortly before midnight. The epicenter of the earthquake was 10 kilometers southeast of Izmir and the...

New ancient ape from Türkiye challenges the story of human origins

A new fossil ape from an 8.7-million-year-old site in Türkiye is challenging long-accepted ideas of human origins and adding weight to the theory that...

Researchers unearth the mysteries of how Turkey’s East Anatolian fault formed

An international team led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities has, for the first time, accurately determined the age and formation process of...

Turkey’s next quake: Research shows where, how bad—but not ‘when’

Researchers know a lot about Turkey's next major earthquake. They can pinpoint the probable epicenter, estimate its strength and see the spatial footprint of...

Earthquake in Turkey was a doublet: First quake triggered second in neighboring fault

ETH Zurich researcher Luca Dal Zilio offers an insightful summary of the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, shedding light on the complex nature...

Turkey tragedy jolts quake-prone Central Asia

When a devastating earthquake and aftershocks struck Turkey and Syria this month, Klara Imangalieva—who lives in the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan—realized she had...

Turkey’s deadly earthquake renews alarm for Istanbul

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed tens of thousands across Turkey's southeast has reignited fears of an even more catastrophic death toll if a long-feared...

What caused the tragic earthquake in Turkey and Syria, and is California next?

In the early morning hours of Feb. 6, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck near the border between Turkey and Syria. Dozens of aftershocks followed...

An act of God caused the earthquake in Turkey

By Constanze Letsch, a former Turkey correspondent for the Guardian The death toll from the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria has now surpassed 37,000....

‘Life is over’: A newspaper’s death near Turkey earthquake epicentre

Pazarcık, Turkey — Suat Yenipınar was in his fifth-floor apartment with his grandson, when last week’s earthquake woke him up. “When the earthquake happened I grabbed him and...

Earthquake in Turkey exposes gap between seismic knowledge and action, but it is possible to prepare

Two days after a devastating earthquake struck, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited one of the worst affected areas and declared that it was...

VIDEO | After the earthquake, an unusual phenomenon occurs with the sea in Turkey

An unusual phenomenon has worried residents in Turkey near the Sea of ??Marmarma, as its waters near Istanbul have suddenly receded by 20 to...

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