Curiosities

Sat, 2018-02-10

The asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago appears to have caused huge amounts of magma to spew out of the bottom of the ocean, a new study of seafloor data finds....

Sat, 2018-02-10

When you think of the end of the dinosaurs you likely envision an asteroid striking Earth, creating a massive explosion and ...

Sat, 2018-02-10

Many believe that dinosaurs and humans once coexisted, but most know that current technology doesn't allow for cloning dinosaurs from fossils.

Mon, 2018-02-05

The Utahraptor easily ripped its way through the Utah Senate on Monday, clawing its way closer to becoming the official state dinosaur...

Tue, 2018-02-06

OSU Paleontologist Dr. Holly Woodward Ballard shares that fascination every day in her lab at the OSU Center for Health Sciences. She’s measuring the growth of the ...

Sat, 2018-02-03

A slab of sandstone discovered at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center contains at least 70 mammal and dinosaur tracks from more than 100 million years ago, according to a new paper published Jan. 31 in the journal Scientific Reports...

Sat, 2018-02-03

Edmonton paleontologists are crediting a keen-eyed tourist for spotting a never-before-seen fish fossil in flagstones outside a Colombian monastery.

Tue, 2018-01-30

 A new species of bristle worm that lived about 508 million years ago (Cambrian period) has been identified from fossils found in...

Wed, 2018-01-24

A fight in the Utah Legislature over what should be named the state fossil has been avoided with the introduction of an official state dinosaur.

Mon, 2018-01-22

Moroccan authorities have opened an inquiry into the origins of a dinosaur tail from the North African country sold at auction in Mexico, the culture ministry...

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