Exploring Prehistoric Life

Thu, 2019-08-29

Research by Russian paleontologists revealed an unexpected diversity of insect pollinators in 99-million-year-old amber.

Thu, 2019-08-29

Clues from Canadian rocks formed billions of year ago reveal a previously unknown loss of life even greater than that of the mass extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, when Earth lost nearly three-quarters of its plant and animal species....

Wed, 2019-08-28

A new study led by Uppsala University researchers provides the first direct evidence of filter feeding in Jurassic pterosaurs and shows that they had a similar...

Wed, 2019-08-28

The extinct mammal relative, named Pseudotherium argentinus, lived during the Triassic Period, about 231 million years ago....

Sat, 2019-08-24

Understanding and knowing the evolution of the planet, in addition to the living beings that have inhabited it for millions of years, is possible thanks to the discovery of fossils, those remains of organisms that have been preserved in rocks.

Thu, 2019-08-22

A 20-million-year-old monkey skull that fits in the palm of an adult’s hand may contain remnants of piecemeal brain evolution in ancient primates.

Thu, 2019-08-22

13,000-year-old bones found in Zapotiltic after heavy rain exposed part of a mammoth skull.

Mon, 2019-08-19

An exquisite fossil specimen of an Eusthenopteron Fordi from the upper Devonian (Frasnian),...

Sun, 2019-08-18

More than 30 million years ago, scientists believe that 20 to 30 feet of salt water covered Aiken and much of the surrounding area.

Sat, 2019-08-17

The team of palaeontologists, led by Dr Peter Vrsansky of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and made up of experts from Slovakia, China, Germany and Singapore, found evidence of the virus in now-extinct predatory cockroaches preserved in...