Curiosities

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...

Tue, 2019-04-16

It’s astonishing what you can buy on eBay. An ongoing auction on the site offers buyers the chance to own what is claimed to...

Tue, 2019-04-16

Remember how Dr. Henry Wu, the same geneticist responsible for bringing T. rex back to life in Jurassic Park, spliced together...

Fri, 2019-04-12

An early human species with a unique mix of primitive (that is, Australopithecus-like) and derived (that is, Homo sapiens-like) morphological features lived in the Philippines approximately 50,000-70,000 years ago, an international team of paleoanthropologists has...

Thu, 2019-04-11

Reports of a new-found snapshot of extinction highlights a mystery that scientists are still working to solve.

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