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The strange behavior of animals before Earthquakes

Can animals warn about earthquakes?

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Aquaplaning in the geological underground

Water pressure as a critical factor for mega-earthquakes, study by GFZ scientists reveals.

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Gas hydrate research: Advanced knowledge and new technologies

After ten years, the SUGAR project on gas hydrate research concludes with a conference in Potsdam.

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Thawing permafrost produces more methane than expected

The role of the greenhouse gas methane was underestimated.

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Another clue for fast motion of the Hawaiian hotspot

50 to 60 million years ago the hot magmatic source of the volcanoes moved southward fast.

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Life under extreme drought conditions

Analysing microorganisms from the Atacama Desert points to possible life on Mars.

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Humans Changed the Ecosystems of Central Africa More Than 2,600 Years Ago

Geoscientists Solve the Riddle of the “Rainforest Crisis”.

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German nights get brighter – but not everywhere

Satellite data show different trends for the Federal States

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Treasures from the cold

Biotechnologists look to bacteria in extremely cold environments for “green” detergents.

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Verborgene Schätze im Untergrund und eine Rote Couch auf dem Telegrafenberg

Der Planet Erde ist einem ständigem Wandel unterworfen: Das Klima verändert sich spürbar, Naturgefahren wie Erdbeben, Vulkanausbrüche, aber auch Hochwasser und Hangrutschungen bedrohen viele Menschen. Die Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler am...

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