Curiosities

Fri, 2018-09-28

At Wauconda Library's summer STEAM camp, a young patron wanted to know, "How many teeth do Yutyrannus have?"

Tue, 2018-10-02

Paleontologists have discovered what they say is a completely unexpected new sauropodomorph dinosaur that lived 200 million years ago (...

Fri, 2018-09-28

A paper published on Spetember 2018, reports that a recent fossil discovery in Central Utah is changing what researchers know about the emergence of large flowering trees both here in the Mountain West, and around the world.

Fri, 2018-09-28

Science is getting closer to bringing back species we thought were gone forever.

Thu, 2018-09-27

The venerable Land Cruiser has the distinction of being the primary vehicle in Michael Crichton’s best-selling 1990 novel “Jurassic Park.”

Wed, 2018-09-26

No, they weren't all gargantuan, green creatures that couldn't evolve.

Fri, 2018-09-21

Found on the cliffs of Russia’s northwest coast along the White Sea, the fossils predate snails, bivalves, and arthropods.

Fri, 2018-09-21

According to new research published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, mesosaurs — the oldest known reptiles that developed...

Fri, 2018-09-21

When the new fossil hall at the National Museum of Natural History in the US opens next June, it will show off hundreds of the Smithsonian's finest prehistoric specimens, including the newly acquired star of the Late...

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