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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Massive undersea scars and mountains revealed by satellite mapping

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... and thousands of previously uncharted mountains in some of the deepest, most remote ocean areas. The researchers said on Thursday they used gravity measurements of the sea floor from radar equipment ... of undersea mountains, or sea-mounts, rising 1.6km or more from the sea floor, the researchers said. Some were covered by kilometres-thick sediment, they said. In addition to the pure scientific ...

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    Massive Chilean earthquake of 2010 ‘shook Antarctic ice sheet’

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:58pm by AFP

    ... station in West Antarctica's Ellsworth Mountains recorded a telltale seismic signature. But signals at other stations were unclear or suggested nothing had happened. The best bet ...

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    Nasa surveys find frozen world below ice sheet in Greenland

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:01pm by GDN

    ... Until recently, scientists studying the Greenland ice sheet for evidence of change under global warming had thought the shapes they discerned beneath the ice sheet were mountain ranges. ...

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    Giant pandas found to have sweet tooth, suggesting they once ate more than bamboo

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:13pm by Reuters

    ... been part of the natural diet of pandas before human activities helped drive the animals into their current mountainous habitat where those foods are scarce, the researchers said. "Giant ... inhabit bamboo forests high in the mountains of western China. Understanding what type of food they prefer may help determine what nutrients can be used to supplement bamboo in their diet as part ...

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    US scientists report ‘turning point’ in fusion energy

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 09:12pm by Reuters

    ... Of the uncertain path ahead in fusion research, Hurricane compared it to "climbing half way up a mountain, but the top of the mountain is hidden in clouds. You can't see it. You don't have ...

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    DNA of 7,000-year-old European reveals he had blue eyes

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:11pm by GDN

    ... started their work after a group of cavers stumbled upon two skeletons in a deep and complex cave system high up in the Cantabrian Mountains of northwestern Spain in 2006. The human remains, which ...

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    Powerful volcanoes raise new questions about ancient Mars

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 11:51am by Reuters in Houston

    ... known as “caldera” volcanoes, are ancient, collapsed structures rather than steep, cone-shaped or domed mountains like Olympus Mons on Mars, a so-called shield volcano that stands nearly three ... of Mount St. Helens in 1980 blasted the top off the mountain, killed 57 people and, according to the US Geological Survey, shot ash, steam, water and debris about 24,000 metres into the air. ...

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    Seawater from early Cretaceous period found under Chesapeake Bay

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... about 35 million years ago, splashing into the North Atlantic sea and sending tsunami as far as the Blue Ridge Mountains. It left a 90-kilometre-wide hole at the mouth of what is now the bay. ...

  9. News - China - SCIENCE

    Chinese scientist says prehistoric man ate pandas

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 03:56pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... as food. But he says pandas were much smaller then. Wei says wild pandas lived in Chongqing’s high mountains 10,000 to one million years ago. ...

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    Seamount off Japan could be the largest volcano in the solar system

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Underwater mountain off Japanese coast could be biggest volcano on earth and may rival Mars' Olympus Mons as largest in entire solar system Seamount could be largest volcano A seamount in the northwest Pacific Ocean may be the largest volcano on earth, and could rival the largest in the solar system- the mighty Olympus Mons on Mars- ...




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