Curiosities

Wed, 2017-11-15

Fossil remains of two rat-like creatures understood to be the oldest known ancestors of humans have been discovered in Dorset.

Wed, 2017-11-15

With enormous predators like Tyrannosaurus rex skulking around in the daytime it is not surprising that the first mammals chose to live...

Sat, 2017-11-11

After the supercontinent Pangaea separated into the smaller supercontinents of Laurasia and ...

Sat, 2017-11-11

A paleontologist believes that the T. rex’s short forearms may have had more vicious purposes than previously thought. More than just grasping prey or mating, it’s possible the T. rex used the sharp claws to viciously slash its prey.

Sat, 2017-11-11

More than 70 million years ago, the world’s fourth-largest island separated from Gondwana.

Sat, 2017-11-11

The results helped the team determine the skull’s sinus and cranial structure.

Sat, 2017-11-11

It should be made clear that the skeletons of these avian progenitors were still typically dinosaur-like.

Sat, 2017-11-11

‘As a big-gutted ankylosaur, you have lots of big digestive chambers that fill up with the rotting gasses’

Sat, 2017-11-11

Being diagnosed with cancer doesn’t necessarily carry the same weight as it did a few decades ago, and treatments today have increased the survival rates for many types of the disease dramatically.

Sat, 2017-11-11

But what if it’s wrong? What if the established dinosaur family tree is, well, a dinosaur?

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