Curiosities

Sat, 2018-02-17

Fossilized footprints from an iguana-like reptile provide what could be the earliest evidence of a lizard running on two legs.

Fri, 2018-03-09

A new study shows how a group of ancient reptiles called captorhinids could detach their tails to avoid predation.

Wed, 2018-02-21

Everything we know about dinosaurs is connected to fossil records and, if the last decade is anything to go by, all of that could...

Sat, 2018-02-24

Black Beauty is a well preserved fossil of Tyrannosaurus rex. The nickname stems from the apparent shiny dark...

Wed, 2018-02-14
His work brings to our understanding of the human condition. Following are 10 reasons why you should celebrate Darwin Day.
Tue, 2018-02-13

China's dinosaur county, Jiayin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has restored a total of 813 dinosaur fossils since 1902.

Wed, 2018-02-14

For anyone who has a keen interest in dinosaurs and has a 3D printer to hand – admittedly, likely a small subset of people – January has provided an opportunity to...

Sun, 2018-02-11

Angiosperms (flowering plants) are neither as old as suggested by previous molecular studies, nor as young as a literal interpretation of their fossil record, according to new research.

Sun, 2018-02-11

Dinosaurs and influenza would seem to have nothing in common, but a powerful new method of analyzing biogeographical data can be applied to both — helping to solve mysteries about long-extinct animals, while also preventing flu's spread....

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