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Researchers find nature’s building blocks resemble cubes

We might not be living in a world made of Lego, but a team of researchers have discovered rocks and icebergs form cube-like shapes when they are broken down.
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Easter Island statues just the ‘tip of the iceberg’

Archaeologists from the University of California (UCLA) have discovered the Easter Island heads have intact bodies hidden beneath the surface of the island.
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Remains of a Brisbane volcano hidden in plain sight

Brisbane’s 226-million-year-old tuff rock has been used throughout the city’s various construction projects, but it also hides a destructive past.
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Ancient continent beneath New Zealand mapped out

Scientists from GNS Science have released interactive maps of Zealandia, an ancient continent beneath the oceans surrounding New Zealand.
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Australia to uncover ‘geological potential’ of critical minerals exploration

The Critical Minerals Facilitation Office and Geoscience Australia have announced the development of a web-based critical minerals portal to encourage further exploration as the country moves towards the path of economic recovery.
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Mars lava speculation stuck in the mud

A team of European researchers have uncovered evidence that suggests supposed lava flows on the planet Mars were possibly once flows of muddy water.
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A geological haven for marine life – but a headache for humans

A pumice stone deposit the size of Manhattan that emerged from underwater volcanoes last year has had both positive and negative effects on its local environment.
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Victorian caves hide mountainous secret

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have found evidence that Australia’s mountains are still growing after studying stalactites inside the Buchan Caves in East Gippsland, Victoria.
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Geologists call for global archive of rock samples

Geologists around the world are pushing for a standardised approach towards sample archiving to improve knowledge about our planet’s ancient past.
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Geoscientist jobs remain resilient despite COVID-19 hit

  Although recent unemployment rates for geoscientists have not been encouraging, the industry is being urged to retain them because …
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Core samples confirm Murray River was once a giant lake

Three researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of Newcastle have concluded Australia’s Murray-Darling river was a lake more than 5000 years ago.

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