Curiosities

Sat, 2019-05-18

A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon.

Sat, 2019-05-18

UQ Ph.D. candidate Andréas Jannel and colleagues from UQ's Dinosaur Lab analysed fossils of Australia's only named Jurassic...

Wed, 2019-05-15

Godzilla has remarkable staying power. Movies about giant monsters were a dime a dozen back in the 1950s. Yet while Atomic Age classics like "The Giant...

Wed, 2019-05-15

The Department of Mineral Resources says dinosaur fossils have been discovered at Phra Prong water reservoir in Tambon Chong Kum in Wattana Nakhon district of Sa Kaeo province.

Sun, 2019-05-12

How different would our world be if “terrible lizards” were still among us?

Sun, 2019-05-12

New Mexico college students are using drones to help map the location of dinosaur tracks at a state park, the latest project to use drone technology to gather data from historical sites in the American West.

Wed, 2019-05-08

Paleontologists from Saint Petersburg State University have unearthed the remains of giant herbivorous dinosaurs in Yakutia’s Suntar Region, and this discovery may change the current view on ancient pangolins, expert Pavel Skuchas told TASS.

Sat, 2019-05-04

While the fossilized skeletons stick out in images from books or movies in our mind as the primary evidence that dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures walked the earth, they can’t tell us the whole story of how extinct organisms lived. For that, you need...

Sat, 2019-05-04

An early winged dinosaur couldn’t fly, but it could run. Now, with assists from a robotic dino and young ostriches wearing artificial wings, a study suggests that the dinosaur’s running gait caused its wings to flap, in what may have been an evolutionary precursor...

Thu, 2019-05-02

The 2019 started with a relatively high number of paleontological discoveries published in highly ranked journals showing that paleontology is sexy indeed! Here you can find a small selection of the most recent ones.

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