Curiosities

Mon, 2020-06-01

A team of University of Rhode Island scientists and statisticians conducted a sophisticated quantitative analysis of a mass extinction that occurred 215 million years ago and found that the cause of the extinction was not an asteroid or climate change, as had...

Fri, 2020-05-29

Not everyone can have those T. rex, leading-man good looks.

Sat, 2020-05-30

An analysis of the fossilized vertebrate remains from the Jurassic Mygatt-Moore Quarry in Colorado has revealed the bones of a theropod dinosaur called Allosaurus...

Wed, 2020-05-27

A clear picture is emerging of why the asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago was so catastrophic.

Tue, 2020-05-26

Dinosaurs are a diverse group of mostly land-based animals that are related to today's reptiles and birds. 

Sat, 2020-05-16

In the age of giant reptiles, sauropods were the biggest of all. Long-tailed, long-necked species like Diplodocus and...

Fri, 2020-05-15

Non-avian theropod dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus rex relied less on speed, more on energy-saving, according to a...

Wed, 2020-05-13

Scientists worldwide have long debated our ability to identify male and female dinosaurs. Now, research led by Queen Mary University of London has shown that despite previous claims of success, it's very difficult to spot differences between the sexes....

Fri, 2020-05-08

An international team of paleontologists from the University of Plymouth, the University of Kansas and the Forge Fossils has found a specimen of the squid-like cephalopod Clarkeiteuthis montefiorei...

Fri, 2020-05-08

An analysis of the fossilized teeth of Deinonychus antirrhopus, a species of wolf-sized dromaeosaurid dinosaur that lived between 115 and 108...

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