Exploring Prehistoric Life

Tue, 2018-09-04

Deep water reptiles diversified as Mesozoic sea levels rose. Their shallow water counterparts declined.

Tue, 2018-09-04

A recent multiproxy analysis by an international collaborative of researchers has produced a vivid picture of the dietary habits of extinct proboscideans in Central Chile, thereby also informing a picture of South American microclimates that Holmes might approve...

Mon, 2018-09-03

The discovery was made in the framework of the international expedition, which was attended by cavers from Russia, France and Switzerland.

Tue, 2018-09-04

The Museu Nacional houses artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil.

Fri, 2018-08-31

RUSSIA is planning a major new £4.5 million cloning facility aiming to bring back to life the extinct woolly mammoth and rhinoceros as well as other long-gone species....

Fri, 2018-08-31

On the east coast of North America, dinosaur fossils are rare finds. Owing to several factors, such as the mass-urbanization of the...

Thu, 2018-08-30

A research team led by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology scientist Thomas van de Kamp has found ancient parasitoid wasps lurking inside 55 mineralized fly pupae from the...

Wed, 2018-08-29

Biological anthropologists from The University of Texas at Austin have described three new species of fossil primates that were previously unknown to science. All of the new primates were residents of San Diego County at a time when southern California was filled...

Tue, 2018-08-28

It was a life-altering event. Around 66 million years ago, at the end of the Cretaceous period, an...

Mon, 2018-08-27

The body of the young horse that died between 30,000 and 40,000 years ago still has hair and its hooves in an incredible discovery.