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Multifaceted Mineral: Intense heat, pressure bear new form of silica
August 6, 2005
Volume 168, No. 6, p. 84

Old Softy: Tyrannosaurus fossil yields flexible tissue
March 26, 2005
Volume 167, No. 13, p. 195

Primordial Nukes
March 12, 2005
Volume 167, No. 11, p. 170

Plenty of dinosaurs yet to be found
November 20, 2004
Volume 166, No. 21, p. 334

Deep Squeeze: Experiments point to methane in Earth's mantle
September 25, 2004
Volume 166, No. 13, p. 198

Gemstone Geography: New technique discerns emerald's beginnings
December 13, 2003
Volume 164, No. 24, p. 371

Digging for Fire: Burning peat underlies Mali's hot ground
July 12, 2003
Volume 164, No. 2, p. 22

Going Down? Probe could ride to Earth's core in a mass of molten iron
May 17, 2003
Volume 163, No. 20, p. 307

Eye of the Tiger
April 26, 2003
Volume 163, No. 17, p. 263