Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Sat, 2018-02-03

On a ho-hum day some 12,800 years ago, the Earth had emerged from another ice age. Things were warming up, and the glaciers had retreated.

Tue, 2018-02-13

In this article, we discuss the nature of North America in the Late Cretaceous Period. Between 100 and 70 million years ago, the entire continent was divided by a...

Sat, 2018-01-13

An international team of scientists led by researchers from Utrecht University have found the oldest fossil remains of moths and butterflies known to date....

Thu, 2017-11-30

A semi-desert savanna has been inferred for the center of the Iberian Peninsula in the middle Miocene.

Sat, 2017-11-11

After the supercontinent Pangaea separated into the smaller supercontinents of Laurasia and ...

Sat, 2017-11-11

Being diagnosed with cancer doesn’t necessarily carry the same weight as it did a few decades ago, and treatments today have increased the survival rates for many types of the disease dramatically.

Fri, 2017-11-10

The catastrophic asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago may not have been so...

Thu, 2017-10-19

Theory suggests that large animals are disproportionately important to the spread of fertility across the planet

Sat, 2017-10-14

Total darkness lasted two years, and in the absence of sunlight, plants wither when photosynthesis cannot occur.

Sun, 2017-08-27

Planet-wide wildfires killed land-dwelling creatures like dinosaurs after a six-mile asteroid struck the Yucatan peninsula, kicking off one of Earth’s five known mass...