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  1. Between a rock and a hard place: Biologists unearth sandstone-excavating bees

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    In the popular nursery story The Three Little Pigs, the prudent porker who builds his house of brick is chided by his pals, who choose much easier ways to construct their respective abodes. Only later ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Oceans act as a 'heat sink': No global warming ‘hiatus’

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... of energy within Earth system, which includes the land, atmosphere and the ocean. New research points to the prominent role global ocean played in absorbing extra heat from the atmosphere by acting as ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. Safest locations for wastewater injection

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New maps of the geologic forces contributing to earthquakes in Texas and Oklahoma could help reduce the likelihood of humanmade temblors associated with wastewater injection, say investigators. Posted: ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  4. Novel analysis technique helps solve Beagle 2 mystery

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... its failure to communicate with Earth. Now researchers say that Beagle 2 did not crash, but landed and probably deployed most of its panels. Posted: 2016-11-11 02:27:12 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  5. New technique for finding weakness in Earth's crust

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have developed a method to estimate weakness in the Earth’s outer layers which will help explain and predict volcanic activity and earthquakes. Posted: 2016-09-29 18:27:59 ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  6. A strange thing happened in the stratosphere

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    High above Earth's tropics, a pattern of winds changed recently in a way that scientists had never seen in more than 60 years of consistent measurements. Posted: 2016-09-02 18:21:32 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  7. NASA's SDO witnesses a double eclipse

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Early in the morning of Sept. 1, 2016, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, caught both Earth and the moon crossing in front of the sun. SDO keeps a constant eye on the sun, but during SDO's semiannual ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  8. New light on the complex nature of 'hot Jupiter' atmospheres

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A team of international researchers used state-of-the-art modelling techniques to extensively study the atmosphere of a 'hot Jupiter' found 150 light-years from Earth. The scientists adapted the state-of-the ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  9. International ocean drilling expedition to understand causes of the Indian Ocean 2004 earthquake and tsunami

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The devastating earthquake that struck North Sumatra and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Boxing Day in 2004 caused a tsunami that inundated coastal communities around the Indian Ocean, killing over ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  10. Humans are not the only ones who produce halogenated organic pollutants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... Volatile organohalogens like chloromethane strongly influence atmospheric chemistry and thereby Earth's climate by causing ozone depletion when released into the atmosphere. For a long time it was assumed ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  11. NASA’s Juno and JEDI: Ready to unlock mysteries of Jupiter

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... Earth and the universe. Posted: 2016-07-01 14:01:09 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  12. A bewildering form of sand dune discovered on Mars

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Some of the wind-sculpted sand ripples on Mars are a type not seen on Earth, and their relationship to the thin Martian atmosphere provides new clues about the atmosphere's history. Posted: 2016-06-30 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  13. Siberian larch forests are still linked to the ice age

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The Siberian permafrost regions include those areas of the Earth, which heat up very quickly in the course of climate change. Nevertheless, biologists are currently observing only a minimal response in ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  14. What did Earth's ancient magnetic field look like?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Earth's ancient magnetic field was significantly different than the present day field, originating from several poles rather than the familiar two, new research suggests. Then, shortly after our planet's ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  15. Giant Blobs of Rock, Deep Inside the Earth, Hold Important Clues About Our Planet

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Two massive blob-like structures lie deep within the Earth, roughly on opposite sides of the planet. The two structures, each the size of a continent and 100 times taller than Mount Everest, sit on the ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  16. Fool's gold gives scientists priceless insight into Earth's evolution

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    Fool's gold is providing scientists with valuable insights into a turning point in the Earth's evolution, which took place billions of years ago. Posted: 2011-07-22 20:28:28 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  17. Ancient algae: Genetically engineering a path to new energy sources?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    ... oil and coal shale deposits. Their discovery could have fundamental implications for the future of Earth's energy supplies. Posted: 2011-07-11 23:45:45 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  18. Olympia hypothesis: Tsunamis buried the cult site on the Peloponnese

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    ... by earthquake and river floods as has been assumed to date. Evidence in support of this new theory on the virtual disappearance of the ancient cult site on the Peloponnesian peninsula comes from a researcher ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  19. How hot did Earth get in the past? Team of scientists uncovers new information

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    The question seems simple enough: What happens to Earth's temperature when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels increase? The answer is elusive. However, clues are hidden in the fossil record. A new study ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  20. X-rays reveal patterns in the plumage of the first birds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    ... Earth. At the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, they discovered chemical traces of a pigment, an important component of color, that once formed patterns in the feathers of the ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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