Ooids are sediment grains generally composed of calcium carbonate formed on the sea floor. They fascinate geologists because they have appeared throughout the planet’s evolutionary history.
Traditionally, earth… more>
As a first-generation college student pursuing a degree in geological sciences, Yadira Ibarra felt like the proverbial stranger in a strange land.
At Brown University, there were few women studying earth sciences. And even… more>
Bacteria dance the electric slide, officially named electrokinesis, in a new study by USC geobiologists.
The study, published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition, describes a bacterial… more>