Curiosities

Fri, 2019-08-09

Fossils are in fashion, with private buyers snapping up prehistoric remains online and at auction but the trend is raising concerns within the scientific...

Mon, 2019-08-12

Perhaps the most amazing thing about fossils is that they don’t just show us what extinct animals looked like, they can also reveal how those animals lived. Even a fossilised dinosaur egg can provide a wealth of clues about its parents’ behaviour....

Tue, 2019-08-06

New research, published recently in the journal Evolution, shows that some dinosaurs may have taken flight thanks to sex appeal.

Thu, 2019-08-01

A new study by a former University of Alberta postdoctoral researcher sheds light on how dinosaurs’ feathers evolved from simple insulators into a flight-enabling feature.

Wed, 2019-07-31

The feud between the two men produced some of the most spectacular dinosaur discoveries of all time.

Tue, 2019-07-30

Scientists have unearthed a huge two-metre (6.5-foot) dinosaur bone in a winegrowing village in southwestern France dubbed a "national treasure" for its prehistoric gems.

Tue, 2019-07-30

Twenty-five years ago, a discovery heralded the beginning of a new and exciting time in paleontology in Saskatchewan, with the excavation of the fossil remains of a...

Tue, 2018-01-09

There are some things we might never know about dinosaurs. What colors were they? What did they sound like? How did T. rex apply sunscreen? Lucky for us, science...

Fri, 2019-07-26

The boy reportedly recognized what the eggs were because he loved science.

Thu, 2019-07-25

Harrison Duran has always wanted to discover ‘the land before time,’ and his desire to dig up dinosaur bones led him to the Badlands of North Dakota, where Alice the...

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