Curiosities

Tue, 2018-10-23

What we know (and what we don’t) about the Jehol Biota.

Mon, 2018-10-22

Unlike countries like the US or even China, India doesn’t have a national repository to store fossil finds. Only this year, there has been some talk of a natural history museum in Delhi – but the damage of this lethargy is evident all over the country....

Sat, 2018-10-20

For 165 million years, dinosaurs dominated land, sea, and sky. Long-necked Brachiosauruses lumbered along like mobile four-story buildings....

Sun, 2018-10-21

Ancient organs rarely fossilize, so paleontologists were stunned to find the incredibly well-preserved remains of a lung that belonged to bird from the dinosaur age.

Sun, 2018-10-21

Scientists have discovered Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) arms may have actually been useful, instead of the short stumpy implements they are currently believed to be....

Fri, 2018-10-19

Oldest fossils ever are probably just rocks: Study.

Sat, 2018-10-20

A remarkable new species of predatory fish that lived about 152 million years ago (Jurassic period) has been identified from a fossil found in Germany....

Fri, 2018-10-19

As heavily armored as Triceratops and its cousins often were, they were far from invulnerable. That’s apparent in a new fossil scientists have...

Thu, 2018-10-18

ISU houses the Idaho Virtualization lab in the Idaho Museum of Natural History, which is on the leading edge of the 3-D printing revolution in digitizing and printing fossils, according to museum director Leif Tapanila.

Wed, 2018-10-17

Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, are claiming to have discovered the oldest known animal fossil—an ancient sea sponge that emerged between 660 million and 635 million years ago.

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