Curiosities

Fri, 2018-07-13

The findings of archaeologists lifted the veil of secrecy in the history of mankind.

Fri, 2018-07-13

Archaeologists working in the southern Chinese Loess Plateau have unearthed stone tools crafted at least 2.1 million years ago by early humans. The discovery, reported in the journal ...

Fri, 2018-07-06

Back in 1993, Jurassic Park wowed audiences with its futuristic machines and screens. Now, those high-tech gadgets have become reality. Here's...

Tue, 2018-07-10

It was as though every dino-dream we had as kids was finally confirmed through the magic of film. Jurassic Park inspired many of us, so we wanted to take a look at some of the...

Wed, 2018-07-11

Paleontology is experiencing a golden age, with a new dinosaur species discovered every 10 days on average. Those inspired by the film Jurassic Park as...

Tue, 2018-07-10

According to a study published in the journal Science, the earliest New World dogs were not domesticated from North American wolves; instead, they form a lineage that likely...

Wed, 2018-07-11

An international team of researchers from Australia, Japan, the United States and Belgium has successfully extracted bright pink biological pigments from 1.1-billion-year-old marine sedimentary rocks of the Taoudeni Basin in Mauritania, West Africa....

Wed, 2018-07-11

These so-called lessemsaurids lived roughly 237 million to 201 million years ago in present-day Argentina, roughly 47 million years before...

Sun, 2017-10-22

How much do you really know about this horned, frilled behemoth, other than that its plastic model looks cool posed next to your scale-model...

Sat, 2018-07-07

A seasoned paleontologist reveals her favorite fossil-focused spots.

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