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All of Earth's continents, believed to have once been joined together as a supercontinent known as Pangaea, will be reunited as a single landmass near the North Pole within the next 50 million to 200 million years.
Researchers are discovering strong evidence that parts of what are now Texas and Antarctica were connected.
Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX: URE) (AMEX: URG) ("Ur-Energy") announced today its quarterly conference call will be held on August 19, 2008 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. Management will present the second quarter's results as well as future objectives. A Q&A session will follow management's presentation.
By Steve Kuchera, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 7--IT DOESN'T LOOK EXTRAORDINARY -- but a rock found in Antarctica by a University of Minnesota Duluth professor is helping researchers reconstruct what a supercontinent that existed a billion years ago looked like.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The island continent of Australia was once three continents which collided 1.64 billion years ago, a new study has found, prompting speculation of new mineral deposits in the outback.
Scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Department of Plant Biology have found that photosynthetic bacteria living in scalding Yellowstone hot springs have two radically different metabolic identities. As the sun goes down, these cells quit their day job of photosynthesis and unexpectedly begin to fix nitrogen, converting nitrogen gas (N2) into compounds that are useful for cell growth.
Experiments led by Nicolas Dauphas of the University of Chicago and Chicago's Field Museum have validated some controversial rocks from Greenland as the potential site for the earliest evidence of life on Earth.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.