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New study argues against some of the oldest evidence for life

Are these 3.7 billion-year-old fossils or just messed-up bedrock?

How did Easter Islanders survive without wells or streams?

The ancient Rapanui captured fresh groundwater where it seeped into the sea.

2017 earthquake off Mexico broke through an entire tectonic plate

Magnitude 8.2 in Mexico involved more fault movement than thought possible.

Sagging bedrock tracked Houston’s floodwater after Hurricane Harvey

Real-time GPS data might even have been helpful for flood forecasting.

Blue diamonds come from ocean floor that is pushed nearly to Earth’s core

The Hope Diamond is rare evidence that the Earth recycles.