Curiosities

Tue, 2017-01-24

Some of these massive beasts are familiar in form but enormous in size, while others are strange hybrids of modern-day animals.

Wed, 2018-09-19

A million years ago, not far from Belfast, dinosaurs once roamed Northern Ireland.

Sat, 2018-09-15

Velociraptors really did behave like wolves and hunt down their prey in packs, as depicted in the movie...

Sat, 2018-09-15

Using the fossil record to accurately estimate the timing and pace of past mass extinctions is no easy task, and a ...

Fri, 2018-09-14

Whether you are looking for a day trip or a weekend excursion, here are five things you should know about the totally cool Dinosaur National Monument.

Sun, 2018-09-09

When I read Michael Crichton’s famous Jurassic Park in the 1990’s, I knew enough about the approach to sense that cloning could be used to bring back extinct animals.

Sat, 2018-09-08

In 2004, Woo-suk Hwang fooled the scientific community. Now he wanted to bring a species back to life.

Sat, 2018-09-08

Museum collections provide valuable datasets, and this one is no exception.

Thu, 2018-09-06

Jurassic deep-water reptiles thrived as sea levels rose, while species that dwelled in the shallows waters disappeared, according to new research from the...

Thu, 2018-09-06

For the uninitiated, Gujarat is home to Balasinor, the largest dinosaur fossil site in the world. Surprisingly, this startling fact has managed to evade the attention of travellers to Gujarat, for not many people know about it.

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