Curiosities

Thu, 2018-06-21

The scientists think the 50cm footprints belonged to a huge 10 metre beast that lived during the Cretaceous Period.

Wed, 2018-06-20

Paleontologists have discovered the remarkable fossil of a bizarre armored fish with a long, paddle-like beak resembling that of a platypus.

Tue, 2018-06-19

Dr. Jack Horner, the celebrated paleontologist who has served as the scientific consultant on all four Jurassic Park...

Thu, 2018-06-21

When you think of dinosaurs, do you still imagine giant gray scaly beasts that went extinct? Get ready to have your mind blown.

Mon, 2018-06-18

25 years ago, on June 11, 1993, Jurassic Park premiered in theaters across the United States. The film was indomitable from release, its...

Tue, 2018-06-12

Featherwing beetles are some of the smallest insects out there—and one researcher managed to spot an ancient specimen in a 99-million-year-old chunk of amber. Just half a millimeter long, this...

Tue, 2018-06-12

 The ground beneath your feet is not one solid mass. It has layers, like the layers of an onion, on its outer crust. These layers build up over time. Dust settles, and organisms die and turn to mud.

Wed, 2018-06-13

The oldest known animal ‘footprints’ on Earth, left by bilaterian animals with paired appendages about 545 million years ago, have been discovered in the Yangtze Gorges area of South China.

Thu, 2018-06-07

Alberta is redesigning its driver’s licences and including one change that was 66 million years in the making.

Thu, 2018-06-07

The fossil footprints for animal appendages was made in the Ediacaran Period, about 635 to 541 million years ago in China, according to the...

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