Curiosities

Mon, 2019-10-28

At the American Museum of Natural History in New York City stands a goliath: The most accurate reconstruction of...

Sun, 2019-10-27

After back-to-back early earthquakes in Ridgecrest, Calif., a dislodged, 600-pound stone containing a fossilized torso was discovered.

Fri, 2019-10-25

Scientists now have the best picture yet of how life on land recovered in the first million years after the age of dinosaurs, with the help of a surprising trove of thousands of fossils unearthed in Colorado, a new study finds.

Wed, 2019-10-23

The T. rex skull has long been considered to be wiggly like that of a bird or snake, but an MU team developed a 3D model that shows that might...

Tue, 2019-10-22

New research shows rapid acidification of the ocean following the Chicxulub impact resulted in ecological collapse.

Fri, 2019-10-18

Different groups of gigantic dinosaurs had different thermoregulatory strategies to help moderate brain temperatures in the face of high heat...

Mon, 2019-10-14

China’s leading paleontologist on why the country has emerged as a dinosaur hub and how the discipline can help us navigate the climate crisis.

Sat, 2019-10-12

The 76-million-year-old species, known as Saurornitholestes langstoni, was long thought to be so closely related to ...

Mon, 2019-10-07

A fossil of a prehistoric sea marine reptile, the Ichthyosaurus, has finally been revealed after staying hidden for 170 years by God-fearing individuals who didn’t want to make any...

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