Curiosities

Sat, 2018-02-03

Edmonton paleontologists are crediting a keen-eyed tourist for spotting a never-before-seen fish fossil in flagstones outside a Colombian monastery.

Tue, 2018-01-30

 A new species of bristle worm that lived about 508 million years ago (Cambrian period) has been identified from fossils found in...

Wed, 2018-01-24

A fight in the Utah Legislature over what should be named the state fossil has been avoided with the introduction of an official state dinosaur.

Mon, 2018-01-22

Moroccan authorities have opened an inquiry into the origins of a dinosaur tail from the North African country sold at auction in Mexico, the culture ministry...

Tue, 2018-01-23

The fossil park in Balasinor had revealed fossils of Rajasaurus Narmadensis, a carnivorous species of the...

Thu, 2018-01-25

Dinosaurs that lived in what is now known as Victoria more than 120 million years ago would have dealt with prolonged periods of darkness and below freezing temperatures, a new study reveals.

Thu, 2018-01-25

A new study based on recent findings might shed a new light on annelids (ringed worms). Researchers now have solid evidence that these animals developed heads more than 500 million years ago. An extremely well-preserved fossil also suggests how the head...

Fri, 2018-01-19

We know that an enormous meteorite hit the Gulf of Mexico some 66 million of years ago, shooting dangerous gases, dust, and debris into the upper atmosphere, blotting out the sun...

Sat, 2018-01-20

The Moroccan authorities will try to repatriate the tail of a Sauropod auctioned in Mexico, proving the illegal nature of its acquisition, said Abdellah Alaoui, head of the Cultural Heritage department at the Ministry of Culture

Wed, 2018-01-24

Ancient images that creationists claim are evidence of humans living alongside dinosaurs are at best just smeared pictures, scientists find.

Pages