Paleontologists Find Collagen Traces On 80-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Fossil
A group of paleontologists found collagen traces from an 80-million-year-old dinosaur fossil. The study supports the 2009 finding that collagen can still hold on to a specimen eveb after millions of years.
Ancient Ancestor Of The Bison Found; Thanks To Evidence Left By Cave Paintings
An elusive mystery regarding an ancient species of bison that seemingly appeared out nowhere in the fossil record has finally been solved. The 15-year hunt for the beast was apparently the result of the animal having broken a law in biology.
Rare Mammoth Skull On California Island Baffles Scientists
Scientists unveiled a rare and well-preserved mammoth skull on Santa Rosa Island at Channel Islands National Park. The skull, which was dated about 13,000 years ago, was the most well-preserved one ever discovered.
Florida Sinkhole Discovery A Game Changer For Palaeontologists?
Compelling evidence was found in a Florida sinkhole that humans arrived in the Americas a full 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.
Knobby-headed reptile roamed around Niger
A knobby-headed reptile named Bunostegos lived in what is now Niger, in the middle of a desert. But what made it stay there, and how could it have led to turtles?
Odd couple shared 250-million year old nest
An amphibian and a precursor to mammals that co-habitated a nest, 250 million years ago, have just been discovered, making them an old, odd couple.
Human ancestors transitioned from chimp-diet to modern diet 3.5 million years ago
Hominins, ancestors to humans, radically changed their diet 3.5 million years ago, adding more meats and grasses to their menu. But what prompted the change?
Archaeopteryx is a bird after all - just not the first
Aurornis xui lived ten million years before Archaeopteryx and it was a bird, so why not the better-known species as well?
Dinosaur The Size Of A Turkey Ran Around Canada
Albertadromeus syntarsus was a small dinosaur that had to run to survive.
Allosaurus And Tyrannosaurus Rex: Two Cousins With Different Table Manners
T-Rex or Allosaurus - which one would you rather have over for dinner?