A new approach for understanding the evolution of microbes on early Earth?
4/21/17

Ferruginous nanocrystals have been detected for the first time in very ancient microbial fossils. Could these fossilised bacteria be indicative of oxygenic photosynthesis?

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Spotlight on Mercury!
5/6/16

The transit of Mercury serves as a timely reminder of the importance of this planet to an understanding of our solar system. Geologists at the University of Liege are slowly but surely shedding light on the mysteries…

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The mystery of the extinction of the ichthyosaurs
3/8/16

We know a little more today about the disappearance of the ichthyosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous. A fascinating study on this subject has been published. It reads like a mystery novel whose ending remains open!

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Les eaux souterraines en Belgique
9/26/14

Il manquait un ouvrage  décrivant les nappes aquifères tant du nord que du sud du pays. Le voici, utile bien sûr aux professionnels du secteur. Mais le curieux y trouvera aussi de quoi s’enrichir.

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Rock flour
9/26/13

Metals are often captured by minerals at a microscopic level. Mineral engineering enables the development of deposits. 

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