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Great White shark evolution debate involves WSU Lake Campus geology professor

...Chuck Ciampaglio, Ph.D., an assistant professor of geology at the Wright State University Lake Campus, is rig...ound also includes master's degrees in zoology and geology and a bachelor's degree in physics and chemistry. "My work looks at large scale changes of life over...

Grizzlies set to invade high Arctic?

... seen one that far north," says Dr. John England a geology professor and the NSERC Northern Chair at the Univ...ly bear from the air during a helicopter ride to a geology research site in 2003. He photographed mid-distance shots of the large bear with characteristic griz...

Hydrogen and methane provide raw energy for life at 'Lost City'

...esearch," said Bilal Haq, director of NSF's marine geology and geophysics program. "Lost City shows us that geological, chemical and biological processes are intimately linked at a primal environment, and lends strong support to the need for interdisciplinary approaches to scientific research." Other co-aut...

Study casts doubt on 'Snowball Earth' theory

... thinking. "They really try to synthesize between geology and biology. It was a new way to attack the problem." Corsetti agrees. "The climate of collaboration between geologists and biologists," he said, "is unusually good at USC ?it was this way of thinking that provided the impetus for the project in the...

Errors in the measurement of global warming corrected

...," said Steven C. Sherwood, associate professor of geology and geophysics at Yale, and lead author. "This has muddied the interpretation of reported warming." Most scientists have concluded the surface warming has partly resulted from a buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The key to the error in ...

Inside rocks, implications for finding life on Mars

...h the naked eye. Schopf's UCLA co-authors include geology graduate students Abhishek Tripathi and Andrew Czaja, and senior scientist Anatoliy Kudryavtsev. The research is funded by NASA. Schopf is editor of "Earth's Earliest Biosphere" and "The Proterozoic Biosphere: A Multidisciplinary Study," companion b...

UCLA scientists strengthen case for life more than 3.8 billion years ago

...g, lead author of the new study and a professor of geology and geochemistry in the UCLA Department of Earth a...ate for hosting life. "Everything from the basic geology to the analysis in the original report (in Nature) has been challenged," said Manning, who has exper...

A buffet for early human relatives

... changed during the year," says University of Utah geology doctoral student Ben Passey, a coauthor of the stu...g ?a University of Utah distinguished professor of geology and biology ?says the study of the now-extinct, ape-like species known as Paranthropus robustus is i...

'Terror bird' arrived in North America before land bridge, study finds

... David Gradstaff, a professor and chairman of the geology department at Temple University, said the technique is timely and important. "If a fossil gets moved or reworked from its place of formation, it will have a fingerprint that is different from the others nearby," Grandstaff said. "Who knew that all ...

Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...ess these risks, scientists are studying reservoir geology to better understand what happens after injecting carbon dioxide underground. ''You need to carefully select places that won't leak, and do a good job of engineering the injection systems and paying attention to where the carbon dioxide is actuall...

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