Curiosities

Fri, 2020-01-24

Humans began transporting and growing banana in Vanuatu 3000 years ago, a University of Otago scientist has discovered.

Fri, 2020-01-24

Palaeoloxodon is an extinct genus of straight-tusked elephants that lived throughout Europe and Asia during the...

Fri, 2020-01-24

Around 375 million years ago, some fish began an extraordinary transformation that would change the history of life on Earth: their fins evolved into something like limbs that enabled them to walk on land.

Tue, 2020-01-21

The extinction of the dinosaur is maybe one of the most exciting topics in paleontology wherein scientists offer various possible explanations as to why these apex...

Sun, 2020-01-19

When it seems like we have had enough of dinosaurs, nature will always remind us that we have not yet fully mapped the phylogeny of all living beings in this world. A team of researchers from the University of New England, the ...

Sat, 2020-01-18

Straight out of the 1990s and the plot of Jurassic Park, a team of scientists have successfully created an entirely new life-form using stem cells derived from frog embryos....

Sat, 2020-01-18

Ever since a huge crater was discovered off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula in the early 1990s, scientists have been confident that an ...

Wed, 2020-01-15

Paleontologists from the University of Missouri have discovered the well-preserved digestive tracts in the fossils of microscopic animals called cloudinomorphs. The worm-like...

Tue, 2020-01-14

Sauropods – the largest dinosaurs that have ever lived on Earth – were also prone to develop bone diseases such as cancer, according to new...

Tue, 2020-01-14

In November 1956, a Yale-owned Triceratops skull made a perilous transatlantic journey from the...

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