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# geology - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Ancient stone structures discovered in Saudi Arabian desert using Google Maps

The purpose and function of these “Gates” remains and mystery.

# geology - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth

A new study points to the life-giving potential of these “warm little ponds”.

# geology - Friday 8 September, 2017

Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.

# geology - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Clare geologist discovers 300 million year-old shark tooth

The shark once hunted in the ancient seas at a time when Ireland was located close to the equator.

# geology - Sunday 5 April, 2015

13 high-paying jobs for people who don't like stress

Who doesn’t want that?

# geology - Thursday 15 May, 2014

World's oldest sperm found in Australia

A researcher described it as a ‘delightfully unexpected surprise’.

# geology - Friday 21 December, 2012

Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*

*If you are reading this, it probably hasn’t happened so far this morning.

# geology - Thursday 23 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# geology - Friday 11 May, 2012

EPA fracking study reveals potential impact on groundwater and earthquakes

The study, commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency, states that groundwater contamination is the most serious local environmental concern.

# geology - Monday 27 September, 2010

Volcano threat in Saudi Arabia

Geologists have found that a renewed volcanic threat caused a region in Saudi Arabia to experience 30,000 earthquakes last year.