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Mary Beth Griggs

Mary Beth is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina and has a B.S. in Geology and Archaeology from Tufts University. As a direct result of her undergraduate majors, she has an unhealthy interest in old rocks and natural hazards. She has a blog on those subjects at

March 28, 2011

Mineral Monday: Orpiment and Realgar

March 11, 2011

Aggregation of news and blog coverage of the 3/11/2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan

March 7, 2011

Mineral Monday: Kaolinite

March 7, 2011

Archaeologists look into whether Neanderthals copied human tools or innovated their own designs

February 28, 2011

February's birthstone, and a new way to prevent drunkenness?

February 21, 2011

A slideshow of some curious characters, and their tracks.

February 10, 2011

Watching grass grow just got a lot more interesting

January 19, 2011

Curious monkeys might exist outside of children’s fiction

December 22, 2010

The Clelia II’s recent troubles in Antarctic waters bring up questions about tourism regulation in the Antarctic

November 11, 2010

GPS analysis allows scientists to better forecast earthquake hazards

November 9, 2010

Children hurl insults during Catapult Month at the New York Hall of Science: "No, YOU'RE a projectile!"

October 5, 2010

How Two Species of Mexican Cave Fish Evolved


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