Curiosities

Sun, 2019-08-18

A MASSIVE asteroid comparable to the massive space rock which brought the dinosaurs’ reign on Earth to an end is hurtling towards Earth, and scientists have confirmed it is “potentially hazardous”.

Fri, 2019-08-16

Fossilized flies that lived 54 million years ago have revealed a surprising twist to the tale of how insects’ eyes evolved. These craneflies, unveiled in Nature today, show that insect eyes trap light the same way as human eyes, using the pigment melanin – yet...

Fri, 2019-08-16

Psittacosaurus was a genus of extinct dinosaur living in Asia between 126 and 101 million years ago. Over the decades, hundreds of specimens have been...

Sat, 2019-08-10

According to researches, the eggs found in these nests come most likely from the “duck-billed dinosaur” Telmatosaurus transsylvanicus...

Thu, 2019-08-08

During the prehistoric times, many dinosaurs roamed, swam and flew over Morocco. The giant reptiles were different, unique-looking and fascinating. Discover four of Morocco’s most bizarre-looking dinosaurs.

Fri, 2019-08-09

Fossils are in fashion, with private buyers snapping up prehistoric remains online and at auction but the trend is raising concerns within the scientific...

Mon, 2019-08-12

Perhaps the most amazing thing about fossils is that they don’t just show us what extinct animals looked like, they can also reveal how those animals lived. Even a fossilised dinosaur egg can provide a wealth of clues about its parents’ behaviour....

Tue, 2019-08-06

New research, published recently in the journal Evolution, shows that some dinosaurs may have taken flight thanks to sex appeal.

Thu, 2019-08-01

A new study by a former University of Alberta postdoctoral researcher sheds light on how dinosaurs’ feathers evolved from simple insulators into a flight-enabling feature.

Wed, 2019-07-31

The feud between the two men produced some of the most spectacular dinosaur discoveries of all time.

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