Curiosities

Tue, 2020-02-04

A new study from Harvard University and the Field Museum of Natural History sheds light on how and when changes in the spine happened in mammal evolution. The research reveals how a combination of developmental changes and adaptive pressures in the spines of...

Sat, 2020-02-01

A new study has found dinosaur footprints in sandstone embedded between fossilized lava dating back 183 million years in southern Africa. During this time in the early...

Sat, 2020-02-01

Our understanding of dinosaurs is undergoing a revolution. Thanks to new research, animals that were until recently depicted with a sleek coat...

Fri, 2020-01-31

At the word “dinosaur” we most often imagine a huge formidable predator with a full mouth of razor-sharp teeth. Be that as it may, according to an article published on livescience....

Fri, 2020-01-31

Thanks to films about the king of the dinosaurs like “Jurassic Park and its endless sequels, the...

Tue, 2020-01-28

A tooth embedded in a squid fossil tells a story of a battle at sea with the flying reptile.

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.

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