Curiosities

Wed, 2021-02-10

State Representative Jack P. Lewis, in partnership with the Boston Museum of Science and other members of the scientific community, announced at a virtual press conference on Feb. 4 that the dinosaur Podokesaurus holyokensis — also known as the swift-footed lizard...

Sun, 2021-02-07

Scientists probing a prehistoric crocodile group’s shadowy past have discovered a timeless truth – pore over anyone’s family tree long enough, and something surprising will emerge.

Fri, 2021-02-05

It dates back 50 million years, so this group may be twice as old as previously assumed.

Thu, 2021-02-04

These frills are made for flirting, and that's just what they'll do...

Tue, 2021-02-02

Paleontologists have found that Brindabellaspis stensioi, a species of long-beaked placoderm fish that lived...

Sun, 2021-01-31

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a fossil of the earliest starfish-like animal, which helps us understand the origins of the nimble-armed creature.

Sat, 2021-01-30

“The finest impression of a 215-million-year-old dinosaur print found in Britain in a decade”

Thu, 2021-01-28

The unearthing of the world’s largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton near Eastend three decades ago continues to be a fascinating story of...

Thu, 2021-01-28

new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that dogs were domesticated in Siberia by 23,000 years ago, possibly while both people and wolves...

Thu, 2021-01-28

The giant dinosaur Spinosaurus acted like modern herons or storks, taking fish and other aquatic...

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