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Feb 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Geysers erupt periodically because of loops or side-chambers in their underground plumbing, says a team of volcanologists from the United States and Japan. Fly Geyser, a man-made small geothermal geyser located in Washoe County, Nevada. Image credit: Jeremy C. Munns. Approximately 1,000 geysers exist around the world – half of them in Yellowstone – and all are located in active or formerly active volcanic areas. Water from the surface trickles...

Feb 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using spectroscopic instruments operated by the U.S. DoE’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility, scientists have directly observed...

Feb 24, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Every year, millions of tons of dust from the Sahara desert cross the Atlantic Ocean, bringing vital phosphorus and other fertilizers to depleted Amazon...

Feb 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the journal Science Advances strengthens the view that human settlements of all times and places function in the same way by manifesting...

Feb 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study led by Dr Neil Harrison of the University of Sussex, UK, humans are susceptible to the so-called temperature contagion. Windbeeches...

Feb 19, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study led by Dr Andrew Garrett from the University of California, Berkeley, provides evidence that a common ancestor of the Indo-European languages...

Feb 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Innovative techniques that use satellites to monitor ocean acidification are set to revolutionize the way that scientists study the Earth’s oceans....

Feb 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a group of researchers headed by Prof Asa Barber of the University of Portsmouth, UK, the teeth of limpets – small aquatic snails – are...

Feb 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study, reported in the journal Science, has found that more than 4.8 million metric tons of plastic waste enters the oceans from land each year,...