Curiosities

Sun, 2017-12-10

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of carnivorous marsupial lion that lived 26 to 18 million years ago (late Oligocene to early ...

Sat, 2017-12-09

An international team of paleontologists has discovered a fossil-rich site with more than 200 fossilized eggs of the Cretaceous pterosaur species ...

Wed, 2017-12-06

Natural history museums across the country are full of spectacular dinosaur fossils. But they’re usually set behind velvet ropes and glass walls, to keep small children (and their sticky fingers) at bay.

Sat, 2017-12-02

There’s a pretty clear dividing line in the scientific community between those who belief that Jurassic Park is a...

Sat, 2017-12-02

A newly-discovered branch of the horse family has been named after the Canadian who first studied its remains in the Yukon, where it lived until the end of the last ice age.

Sat, 2017-12-02

Paleontologists have never seen feathers like these before.

Sat, 2017-12-02

A controversial three-meter high, 10-meter long dinosaur statue, which had greeted Ankara residents at a main road intersection from 2015, was quietly removed on the morning of Nov. 27 upon the instructions of new Ankara Mayor Mustafa Tuna.

Sat, 2017-12-02

A geologist in India found “prokaryotic” microfossils that are considered to be 2 billion years old. Microfossils are a group of small fossil remains that can only be studied microscopically.

Sat, 2017-12-02

A $6.5 million dinosaur theme park is expected to open next year in southern Kansas.

Sat, 2017-12-02

A multitude of different manufacturing towns have sprouted up over the years in China, each with its own speciality, helpfully providing the world with most of its socks, fake shoes, Christmas decorations, denim, buttons, and bras....

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