Curiosities

Fri, 2017-11-03

The Chicxulub asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs likely released far more climate-altering sulfur gas into the atmosphere than originally thought, according to new research...

Sun, 2017-10-29

 – A Yale-led research team has discovered a cache of embryo-like microfossils in northern Mongolia that may shed light on questions about the long-ago shift from microbes to animals on Earth.

Sun, 2017-10-29

Sinosauropteryx prima was also countershaded, meaning that its body was darker on top and lighter underneath.

Thu, 2017-10-26

It may have been a cute plant-eater, but it certainly had big teeth.

Thu, 2017-10-19

How big was the biggest dinosaur?

Thu, 2017-10-19

Theory suggests that large animals are disproportionately important to the spread of fertility across the planet

Sat, 2017-10-14

Total darkness lasted two years, and in the absence of sunlight, plants wither when photosynthesis cannot occur.

Sat, 2017-10-14

Predatory sea worms just aren’t as spiny as they used to be.

Sat, 2017-10-14

Paleontologists estimate that more than three-quarters of all species on Earth, including all non-avian dinosaurs, disappeared about 65 million years ago

Sat, 2017-10-14

Dinosaurs are more than just scary monsters featured in Hollywood blockbuster movies.

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