Curiosities

Tue, 2017-09-26

Plesiosaurs (‘near to lizard’ in Greek) are a group of extinct marine reptiles that roamed the vast seas of the...

Tue, 2017-09-26

Sometimes body armor just isn’t enough. A car-sized dinosaur covered in bony plates may have sported camo, too, a new study finds.

Tue, 2017-09-26

California is the latest state to get its own official dinosaur...

Mon, 2017-09-25

Trilobites are a group of extinct marine arthropods that form the class Trilobita.

Sat, 2017-09-23

According to a new study, bird biodiversity benefited from the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs approximately 66 million years ago...

Fri, 2017-09-22

SUE has towered above visitors since coming to the hall in 2000.

Fri, 2017-09-22
Scientists have revealed how an asexual worm that lived 18 million years ago has been cloning itself without sexual reproduction – solving a longstanding mystery.
Fri, 2017-09-22

Bird skulls and brains look like those of young dinosaurs, providing clues to their unique evolution and modern success.

Thu, 2017-09-21

Fossilized duck-billed dino droppings from Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument are full of rotten wood and crustaceans.

Thu, 2017-09-21

The best known sauropod dinosaurs were huge herbivorous creatures, whose brain structures were markedly different from those...

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