Curiosities

Sat, 2018-02-24

Black Beauty is a well preserved fossil of Tyrannosaurus rex. The nickname stems from the apparent shiny dark...

Wed, 2018-02-14
His work brings to our understanding of the human condition. Following are 10 reasons why you should celebrate Darwin Day.
Tue, 2018-02-13

China's dinosaur county, Jiayin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has restored a total of 813 dinosaur fossils since 1902.

Wed, 2018-02-14

For anyone who has a keen interest in dinosaurs and has a 3D printer to hand – admittedly, likely a small subset of people – January has provided an opportunity to...

Sun, 2018-02-11

Angiosperms (flowering plants) are neither as old as suggested by previous molecular studies, nor as young as a literal interpretation of their fossil record, according to new research.

Sun, 2018-02-11

Dinosaurs and influenza would seem to have nothing in common, but a powerful new method of analyzing biogeographical data can be applied to both — helping to solve mysteries about long-extinct animals, while also preventing flu's spread....

Sat, 2018-02-10

The asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago appears to have caused huge amounts of magma to spew out of the bottom of the ocean, a new study of seafloor data finds....

Sat, 2018-02-10

When you think of the end of the dinosaurs you likely envision an asteroid striking Earth, creating a massive explosion and ...

Sat, 2018-02-10

Many believe that dinosaurs and humans once coexisted, but most know that current technology doesn't allow for cloning dinosaurs from fossils.

Mon, 2018-02-05

The Utahraptor easily ripped its way through the Utah Senate on Monday, clawing its way closer to becoming the official state dinosaur...

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