Molecular fossils of chlorophyll (called porphyrins) more than 1.1 billion years old find suggest that photosynthesis began 600 million years earlier than previously established.
Vincent Salters joins the elite ranks of American Geophysical Union fellows.
Volcanic activity, declining ocean oxygen triggered mass extinction of ancient marine organisms.
MagLab geochemist Jeremy Owens analyzed ancient fossils for the multi-institutional study published today in Nature.
A lot of the research conducted in powerful magnets ends up having a powerful effect on our day-to-day lives.
A geochemist gets down to earth about how life began on our planet.
Looking at environmental changes that occurred in ancient Earth, a research team finds new evidence of how the planet may handle excess carbon dioxide in the future.
Across disciplines, exciting stuff happens along the boundaries between things. What makes those realms so rich for research, and how do magnets shed light on them?
Studying dissolved organic matter helps us better understand our diverse and changing planet.
The high-tech tools empower scientists studying petroleum and other molecules to make decisions based on advanced data analysis.