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Sunday, May 19, 2013
`Permian mass extinction triggered by microbe`
A humble microbe, instead of a devastating meteorite or a catastrophic volcanic eruption, wiped off ...
Rhino fossil found preserved in volcanic eruption
Researchers have identified the skull of a rhino that perished in a volcanic eruption about 9.2 mill...
Modern humans behind Neanderthals’ demise
A new study has revealed that modern humans were probably a greater threat to the Neanderthals than ...
Volcanic eruptions serve to sustain reefs
Could the pumice, a light and porous volcanic rock that surges into the ocean once a volcano erupts ...
Indonesia`s Mount Lokon volcano erupts
Indonesian volcano Mount Lokon erupted Friday morning followed by a roaring noise and spewing of thi...
Global extinction was not a sudden event
About 252 mn years ago, at the end of the Permian period, Earth almost became a lifeless planet.
Volcanic eruption closes Indonesian airport
A volcano has erupted in eastern Indonesia, forcing the closure of a nearby airport and blanketing v...
Iceland`s Katla volcano is getting restless
Brooding over rugged moss-covered hills on Iceland`s southern edge, Katla is a much bigger beast tha...
Indonesia warns to stay away from smoking volcano
Indonesian officials have warned people to stay more than a mile (two kilometers) from two craters o...
Massive volcanic eruption caused largest extinction
Toxic coal ash produced by massive volcanic eruptions may have led to largest extinction on Earth.
Death toll from Indonesian volcano rises to 153
The death toll in two weeks of eruptions from Indonesia`s most volatile volcano has risen to 153.
Ash from volcanic eruption in Mt Merapi may hit Indian region
Seismic activity in Mt Merapi may cause major volcanic eruption, with ash from it hitting India.
Iceland`s volcanic eruption winds down: Scientists
Iceland scientists say volcanic eruption that disrupted air travel is winding down.
AI, Jet, Kingfisher cancel flights to Europe
Air India, Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines on Monday cancelled their flights to Europe.
Volcanic ash halts West-bound Indian flights
Hundreds of air passengers are stranded at Chhatrapati Shivaji Intarnational Airport in Mumbai.
`Icelandic volcanic eruption may result in breathing problems`
The eruption of an Icelandic volcano that has paralysed air traffic in much of Europe could also har...
Flying ash forces change in PM`s special aircraft route
Flying ash from Iceland`s erupting volcano has forced Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s special aircra...
Flights grounded in north Scotland by Iceland ash cloud
Flights over northern Scotland were grounded Thursday as an ash cloud from a volcano eruption in Ice...
Scientists to study rebirth of an island after volcanic eruption
A team of scientists is all set to study an island in the process of rebirth after a volcanic erupti...
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