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arly Extinctions Set the Stage for Life as We Know It

Early Extinctions Set the Stage for Life as We Know It

By applying data science techniques to the fossil record, researchers have found evidence for two early extinction events that wiped out the strange organisms populating Earth during the Ediacaran Period. These extinctions likely paved the way for the rise of animal life.

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DCO Webinar Wednesdays
DCO Webinar Wednesdays: Explore Data Science, Modeling, and Visualization 18 May 2017 Feature

A new series of DCO webinars focusing on big data modeling and visualization launched Wednesday, 17…

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DCO Webinar Wednesdays
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New research from a team led by DCO Executive Director Robert Hazen (Carnegie Institution of…

Deep Carbon Observatory Data Science Day 2014 18 June 2014 Feature

On 5 June 2014, 40 DCO scientists met at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA, to…

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