Curiosities

Tue, 2018-07-31

The message of the 1993 documentary film Jurassic Park was subtle – buried in dense symbolism for the viewer to tease out...

Wed, 2018-08-01

The family of real bears can ultimately be traced back to the oldest genus, the Ursavus, which was roughly the size of a sheepdog and had evolved from a canine ancestor.

Fri, 2018-07-27

Paleontologists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have confirmed the fossils belong to a dinosaur species named ...

Thu, 2018-07-26

To learn more from fossils they find in nature, paleontologists are trying to create their own.

Wed, 2018-07-25

A combined team of paleontologists which included members from the University of Bristol and the University College Cork has made a breakthrough discovery regarding new sources of melanin.

Wed, 2018-07-25

A fossilized dinosaur foot believed to be the largest in the world has been unearthed in Weston County, Wyoming, the United States.

Tue, 2018-07-24

The new science of paleocolour is shining a light into what dinosaurs looked like and how they lived.

Fri, 2018-07-20

The fossilized remains of an embryonic-to-hatchling snake have been found preserved in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (also known as Burma).

Tue, 2018-07-17

Children find that both dinosaur fossils and replicas belong in a museum, but they appreciate the real objects more. This is shown by research from Leiden University and Naturalis Biodiversity Center. 'Children look beyond superficial looks and...

Tue, 2018-07-17

William Wisson-Burton, 17, spent eight months creating the 27-foot-long, 15ft high Allosaurus in his dad’s workshop.

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