Curiosities

Sat, 2018-06-02

Paleontologists have discovered fossilized remains of the world’s oldest bony fish, which swam the Devonian seas 400 million years...

Fri, 2018-06-01

The skull was from a small fur-covered, egg-laying mammal that co-existed with the dinosaurs called the Cifelliodon...

Fri, 2018-06-01

Big paleontological news can come in teensy packages, as shown by a new study on a fragment of a very young Spinosaurus, one of the most fascinating flesh-eating...

Fri, 2018-06-01

While the event of their disappearance is so often the dramatic coda of books and documentaries, it might be surprising to know that the extinction of the dinosaurs is usually one of the least interesting questions out there to many paleontologists....

Fri, 2018-06-01

The new findings reveal “how resilient life can be,” says Gareth Collins, a planetary scientist at Imperial College London who was not involved in the research. “Such a rapid recovery … is remarkable.”

Fri, 2018-06-01

A tiny fossil of an early juvenile Spinosaurus has been discovered by a duo of Italian paleontologists.

 

Thu, 2018-05-31

The Field Museum in Chicago received the largest dinosaur ever discovered and debuting him on June 1st.

Thu, 2018-05-31

Art and science can seem like they are worlds apart, but in the work of palaeontologist Julian Hume, they are constantly colliding.

Wed, 2018-05-30

An international research team led by scientists at University College Cork, Linyi University, and China’s Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology has found and analyzed dandruff fragments preserved amongst the plumage of C...

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