Curiosities

Sat, 2021-02-27

Medium-size meat-eating dinosaurs are missing from the fossil record, and paleontologists think they've figured out why. 

Thu, 2021-02-25

Angie Tilker, a Page local wilderness guide, made a huge discovery two years ago this month while on the “Moon.”

Thu, 2021-02-25

SFU-led research team uncovers how fossil dragonfly relatives have been misclassified due to their striking similarity.

Tue, 2021-02-23

Paleontologists in Morocco have unearthed a crushed ossified lung of an enormous marine coelacanth that lived during the Late Cretaceous period, about 66...

Tue, 2021-02-23

In secret patches of the south-central Sahara, blankets of sand hide 20 tonnes of dinosaur bones.

Mon, 2021-02-22

Practical jokes/gags have varying levels of humor, but some people mistake "hate" for "edge." There's a big difference between saying something because you're struggling with a personal topic or issue and are trying to make a great point/punchline out of that...

Fri, 2021-02-19

A new species of extinct skink that lived during the Oligocene Epoch has been identified from the fossilized remains found in South Australia....

Thu, 2021-02-18

Bioluminescence has fascinated people since time immemorial. The majority of organisms able to produce their own light are beetles, specifically fireflies, glow-worm beetles, and their relatives.

Thu, 2021-02-18

A new understanding of an ancient leviathan is developing in the middle of a Nevada desert.

Wed, 2021-02-17

At the end of the Cretaceous period, about 66 million years ago, a 10-km impactor crashed into Earth near the site of the small town of Chicxulub in what is...

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