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  • Bursting a bubble?

    A generally accepted theory explaining the frequent eruptions at Italy’s Stromboli volcano is called into question by new research.

    July 21, 2010
  • A look back in time

    By linking the odd geometry of bacterial growths to photosynthesis, researchers may have a new way to study Earth’s oldest fossils.

    May 18, 2010
  • Genes as fossils

    MIT researchers discover the DNA responsible for creating fossil-like molecules found in ancient rocks.

    May 6, 2010
  • Volcanic Venus

    New research highlights recent volcanic activity on Venus, indicating that Earth’s sister planet is alive — geologically speaking

    April 9, 2010
  • Figuring out where to put the carbon

    If we plan to keep using fossil fuels, we need to figure out how to sequester the resulting carbon dioxide. New tools from MIT could help evaluate where to do it — and how to keep it contained.

    January 11, 2010
  • A new day dawned fast

    Recovery from marine mass extinction happened much faster than thought, high-resolution research finds

    October 2, 2009