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Argentine fossils take oak and beech family history far into Southern Hemisphere

6/10/2019

Francisco Tutella June 06, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — One of the world's most important plant families has a history extending much farther south than any live or fossil specimen previously... read more

Congratulations to Mark Patzkowsky

6/7/2019

Please join me in congratulating Mark Patzkowsky as a newly elected fellow of the Geological Society of America. ~Demian Saffer   As described by GSA, "Society Fellowship is an honor bestowed on... read more

Study finds global action needed to ensure acceptable climate futures

4/18/2019

Francisco Tutella April 16, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ensuring a tolerable climate future, one that reduces warming while considering the costs, requires immediate global action, according to... read more

Fossils show recovery from extinction event helped shape evolutionary history

3/28/2019

Matthew Carroll March 27, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ancient sea-floor dwellers are providing new clues about how mass extinctions steer life’s evolutionary history, according to scientists.... read more

Research predicts size, magnitude, timing of lab earthquakes

3/12/2019

David Kubarek March 11, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For the first time, the magnitude, time and duration of earthquakes in a laboratory setting were predicted by a team of researchers from Penn... read more

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