Curiosities

Wed, 2019-06-26

Montana is full of rich history, but we’re really diving into our artifacts as we’re discussing how Malta, Montana and the Judith River Formation is playing such a vital role in preserving dinosaur history.

Sun, 2019-06-23

Several weeks ago, construction workers digging near a Denver, Colorado, retirement home made a startling discovery: dinosaur bones.

Sat, 2019-06-22

After garnering worldwide attention last year for her research on the origins of egg color in birds, Yale paleontologist Jasmina Wiemann has taken a second look at her eggshells.

Fri, 2019-06-21

Some crocodiles have a sensitive side underneath their tough skin that could shine light on our ancient climate, scientists say.

Fri, 2019-06-21

In a new study published in the journal eLife, an international team of paleontologists looked for preserved collagen proteins and DNA in the fossilized bones of a horned dinosaur called...

Tue, 2019-06-18

The first 6 months of 1905 saw two prominent, celebrity-studded, and copiously publicized unveilings of full-size dinosaur exhibits. In February, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York unveiled its Brontosaurus mount; in April, Andrew Carnegie’s...

Sat, 2019-06-15

“The central idea of biological evolution is that all life on Earth shares a common ancestor,” according to Understanding Evolution, a joint project of the University of California Museum...

Thu, 2019-06-13

Take T. rex, for example: How did the animal find food, through sharp sight, great hearing or a keen sense of smell? The nose...

Thu, 2019-06-13

In fact, you can still see 10,000 different species of their descendants flying around if you just look up at the sky.

Thu, 2019-06-13

We know that dinosaurs ruled the Earth for about 180 million years. Then, around 66 million years ago, a huge rock from outer space (called an asteroid)...

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