Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Wed, 2018-07-18

AT THE DAWN of the Paleogene—the beginning of the Cenozoic era—...

Wed, 2018-07-11

An international team of researchers from Australia, Japan, the United States and Belgium has successfully extracted bright pink biological pigments from 1.1-billion-year-old marine sedimentary rocks of the Taoudeni Basin in Mauritania, West Africa....

Wed, 2018-06-20

Ancient sea creature discovered, named for President Obama.

Mon, 2018-06-18

25 years ago, on June 11, 1993, Jurassic Park premiered in theaters across the United States. The film was indomitable from release, its...

Sat, 2018-06-09

The Ediacaran Period spans 94 million years from the end of the Cryogenian Period 635 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the ...

Fri, 2018-06-01

The new findings reveal “how resilient life can be,” says Gareth Collins, a planetary scientist at Imperial College London who was not involved in the research. “Such a rapid recovery … is remarkable.”

Thu, 2018-05-31

Art and science can seem like they are worlds apart, but in the work of palaeontologist Julian Hume, they are constantly colliding.

Wed, 2018-05-30

The Jurassic Park series taught us – five times and counting – that resurrecting the prehistoric master species is somewhat ill-...

Wed, 2018-05-30

A research team with a Chicago connection has uncovered new evidence about the devastating impact of the dinosaur-...