Curiosities

Sat, 2020-12-19

A new genus and species of medium-sized python that lived during the early-middle Eocene Epoch has been identified from several nearly complete skeletons and...

Thu, 2020-12-17

Over the years, researchers have found ample evidence proving that the horned Triceratops and the...

Thu, 2020-12-17

A maned theropod dinosaur with elaborate filamentous structures has been identified by a research team led by University of Portsmouth paleontologists.

Wed, 2020-12-16

A team of paleontologists from the University of Bristol and the Oxford University Museum of Natural History has digitally reconstructed the brain of Thecodontosaurus antiquus...

Tue, 2020-12-15

Pterosaurs were highly successful reptiles that lived between 210 and 65 million years ago. They were the first vertebrates to evolve powered flight, but...

Tue, 2020-12-15

Scientists have digitally rebuilt the brain of a dinosaur, revealing "surprising" insights into its diet and behavior.

Sat, 2020-12-12

Mass extinctions of land-dwelling animals—including amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds—follow a cycle of about 27 million years, coinciding with previously reported mass extinctions of ocean life, according to a new analysis published in the journal ...

Fri, 2020-12-11

So we may never actually extract the blood of a mosquito that bit a dinosaur 100 million years ago and use it to resurrect dinosaurs that take over an entire theme park, but we haven’t even been able to get a complete DNA profile from an insect ...

Sun, 2020-12-06

Scientists are racing to find the truth behind the fossils of the famous 'duelling dinosaurs'.

Mon, 2020-12-07

But seriously, what actually killed the dinosaurs? When did they exist in the first place? And how do scientists really know what they look like?

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