An international team of scientists, led by EPSS Professor Schopf, has discovered the greatest absence of evolution ever reported — a type of deep-sea microorganism that appears not to have evolved over more than 2 billion ...

Sarah Stamps has just published a paper in Geophysical Research Letters which discusses present-day continental extension along the East African Rift System (EARS). It has often been attributed to diverging sublithospheric mantle flow associated with ...

Aradhna Tripati was presented the annual E.O. Wilson Award for Outstanding Science in Biodiversity Conservation Dec. 17 by the Center for Biological Diversity for her “groundbreaking research on carbon dioxide’s role in climate ...

According to UCLA professor Aradhna Tripati, the lead author on that paper, "The last time carbon dioxide levels were apparently as high as they are today ...global temperatures were 5 to 10 degrees Fahrenheit higher ...

EPSS Professor Yin and his colleagues analysed modern and historical records of earthquakes in northern China. Mapping their locations revealed a 160-kilometre-long fault segment running through Tianjin, roughly 100 kilometers southeast of Beijing. This area ...