Curiosities

Fri, 2019-05-03

The duck-billed hadrosaurs walked the Earth over 90-million years ago and were one of the most successful groups of dinosaurs. But why were these 2-3...

Fri, 2019-04-26

Reports that a creature was living in Scotland’s Loch Ness go back to the sixth century. The 19th and 20th centuries, in particular, saw an increase in interest, especially after the infamous “surgeon’s photograph” in 1934.

Fri, 2019-04-26

Hillsboro paleontologist Andre LuJan had been digging on his company-owned property in the dusty west Texas hills for years, with little to show for it but a few small fossils.

Wed, 2019-04-24

The central issue is one that should be familiar to any Indiana Jones fan: Where does a specimen belong once it has been dug up?

Tue, 2019-04-23

Icons come and go, especially when it comes to the star-studded pantheon of dinosaurs.

Fri, 2019-04-19

In an Antarctic expedition, researchers have discovered a fossilized dinosaur footprint approximately 200 million years old. 

Fri, 2019-04-19

A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilized remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina.

Thu, 2019-04-18

An international team of paleontologists from China and the United States has found high levels of mercury in the end-Permian marine sediments at nearly a dozen sites around the world, which provides persuasive evidence that volcanic eruptions were to blame for...

Wed, 2019-04-17

What is believed to be Japan’s largest fossilized dinosaur skeleton has been restored as a life-size replica, researchers and officials from the town of Mukawa, in Hokkaido, where the original discovery was made.

Wed, 2019-04-17

Permafrost preserved the ‘oldest blood in the world’ boosting hopes of bringing extinct species back to...

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