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Could An Earthquake Be Responsible For The Image On The Shroud Of Turin?
2014-02-12 09:49:22

Neutron radiation caused by 33 A.D. earthquake could have led to "wrong" 1988 radiocarbon dating of Shroud, suggest researchers

2013-09-27 10:15:45

For the first time a long temperature reconstruction on the basis of stable carbon isotopes in tree rings has been achieved for the eastern Mediterranean.

3 billion-year-old Rocks Contain Microfossils Of Plankton
2013-06-06 21:18:25

Spindle-shaped inclusions in 3 billion-year-old rocks are microfossils of plankton that probably inhabited the oceans around the globe during that time, according to an international team of researchers.

2013-02-12 14:47:33

Notorious among athletes and trainers as career killers, Achilles tendon injuries are among the most devastating.

Radio Carbon Dating Improved With Sediment Measurementss
2012-10-19 13:02:37

A research team from Oxford University's Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit has found a more accurate benchmark for dating materials, especially for older objects, from a series of radiocarbon measurements from Japan's Lake Suigetsu.

Cold Cases Heat Up To Identify Remains Through Lawrence Livermore Approach
2012-10-10 16:01:46

In an effort to identify the thousands of John/Jane Doe cold cases in the United States, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher and a team of international collaborators have found a multidisciplinary approach to identifying the remains of missing persons.

Ancient Carbon Resurfacing In Lakes
2012-10-05 08:04:08

A new study is challenging current models of long-term carbon storage in lakes and rivers by revealing that a significant amount of carbon released into the atmosphere from lakes and rivers in Southern Quebec, Canada is approximately 1,000 to 3,000 years old.

'Faster-Ticking Clock' Indicates Early Solar System May Have Evolved Faster Than We Think
2012-05-02 07:00:54

Our solar system is four and a half billion years old, but its formation may have occurred over a shorter period of time than we previously thought, says an international team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and universities and laboratories in the US and Japan.

2012-02-29 10:45:25

Individual atoms of a certain chemical element can be very stubborn when it comes to separation, mainly because techniques rely on a difference in chemical and physical properties — atoms are almost identical in both regards.

Rising CO2 Levels At End Of Ice Age Not Linked To Pacific Ocean
2011-10-03 12:56:29

At the end of the last Ice Age, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rose rapidly as the planet warmed; scientists have long hypothesized that the source was CO2 released from the deep ocean.


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