Curiosities

Sat, 2017-11-11

A paleontologist believes that the T. rex’s short forearms may have had more vicious purposes than previously thought. More than just grasping prey or mating, it’s possible the T. rex used the sharp claws to viciously slash its prey.

Sat, 2017-11-11

More than 70 million years ago, the world’s fourth-largest island separated from Gondwana.

Sat, 2017-11-11

The results helped the team determine the skull’s sinus and cranial structure.

Sat, 2017-11-11

It should be made clear that the skeletons of these avian progenitors were still typically dinosaur-like.

Sat, 2017-11-11

‘As a big-gutted ankylosaur, you have lots of big digestive chambers that fill up with the rotting gasses’

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.

Sat, 2017-11-11

But what if it’s wrong? What if the established dinosaur family tree is, well, a dinosaur?

Fri, 2017-11-10

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

Fri, 2017-11-03

The Chicxulub asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs likely released far more climate-altering sulfur gas into the atmosphere than originally thought, according to new research...

Sun, 2017-10-29

 – A Yale-led research team has discovered a cache of embryo-like microfossils in northern Mongolia that may shed light on questions about the long-ago shift from microbes to animals on Earth.

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