Curiosities

Tue, 2018-06-12

Featherwing beetles are some of the smallest insects out there—and one researcher managed to spot an ancient specimen in a 99-million-year-old chunk of amber. Just half a millimeter long, this...

Tue, 2018-06-12

 The ground beneath your feet is not one solid mass. It has layers, like the layers of an onion, on its outer crust. These layers build up over time. Dust settles, and organisms die and turn to mud.

Wed, 2018-06-13

The oldest known animal ‘footprints’ on Earth, left by bilaterian animals with paired appendages about 545 million years ago, have been discovered in the Yangtze Gorges area of South China.

Thu, 2018-06-07

Alberta is redesigning its driver’s licences and including one change that was 66 million years in the making.

Thu, 2018-06-07

The fossil footprints for animal appendages was made in the Ediacaran Period, about 635 to 541 million years ago in China, according to the...

Thu, 2018-06-07

David Polly says the Paris auction house told him to put in a bid if he had concerns.

Wed, 2018-06-06

Every discovery related to dinosaur excites people all around the world and this time it is way more exciting as a huge amount of dinosaur fossils is been found.

Wed, 2018-06-06

Not only the meter-long adults crawling around the primordial ooze had circular mouths with radiating teeth: So did the kiddies.

 

Sun, 2018-06-03

We're living in a new "Golden Age" for paleontology.

Sat, 2018-06-02

Palaeontologists fear an important specimen — expected to fetch up to €1.8 million — will be lost to science.

 

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