Curiosities

Mon, 2019-05-20

The original snake ancestor was a nocturnal, stealth-hunting predator that had tiny hindlimbs with ankles and toes, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology.

Fri, 2019-02-01

While it’s impossible for any scientists or artist to say that their understanding or recreation of a dinosaur is 100% accurate, science gets closer to this goal as new discoveries are made. Let’s take some time to dive in and see how the process brings these...

Wed, 2019-06-05

DINOSAURS were covered in feathers at least 100 million years before the first birds took flight, archaeologists at Bristol University has spectacularly announced....

Tue, 2019-06-04

Academics used to tease paleontologists, saying that while dinosaurs appeal to children, they won’t answer the important evolutionary questions.

Yale’s John Ostrom (1928-2005) proved them wrong.

Sun, 2019-06-02

Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 confirmed the...

Fri, 2019-06-07

Most people know what a Tyrannosaurus rex looked like. Its snarling teeth, slashing tail and tiny arms make it one of the most...

Thu, 2019-05-30

A new model identifies unexpected potential paths for the spread of human culture and technology.

Sat, 2019-05-25

Earth is known as the only planet on the solar system to sustain life. Aside from this, it is also identified to have large amount of water and its axis being stabilized by the moon. Researchers from the University of...

Sat, 2019-05-25

Chinese paleontologists have discovered more than 30 ancient human fossils that dated back to about 300,000 years, at an excavation site in Dongzhi County in east China's Anhui Province.

Fri, 2019-05-24

Paleontologists have discovered a fossil site containing fossilized remains of fish, mammals, and plants that were buried as a result of the...

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