Dinosaurs

Ancient Poop Shows Greeks Had Parasitic Worms, Confirms Historic Texts

Archaeologists found evidence in 5,000-year-old poop samples to back up the historic medical text of Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician who has …

World News

Dinosaur Blood Found Inside 99 Million-Year-Old Preserved Tick

Dinosaur blood found inside 99 million-year-old tick, remains of giant prehistoric penguin uncovered, Ancient Egyptian mummy unearthed.<p>Dinosaur Blood …

Prehistory

Woolly mammoth skeleton sold for 548,000 euros in France

<b>An ancient skeleton of a woolly mammoth has sold for €548,000 (£483,000; $640,000) at auction in the French city of Lyon.</b><p>The skeleton, which exceeded its estimated value, is thought to be the largest of its kind in private hands.<p>It is a rare example because 80% of the skeleton is original bone. The …

Paleontology

Dippy the Dinosaur to return to Britain...with brand new hands

For more than 100 years, Dippy the Dinosaur stood solidly on his four feet, greeting visitors at London’s Natural History Museum until he was replaced earlier this year.<p>But when he returns to Britain next year following extensive restoration work in Toronto, Canada, two of his feet will have …

Paleontology

Z Nation ends season 4 with a gripping race against the clock

God bless Roberta Warren. In a world full of survival-at-all-cost fighters, she’s just trying to do the damn right thing. And when it comes down to …

TV

California Sounds: 30 essential Los Angeles records of 2017

Like wealth disparity in America, the divide between L.A.-based musical megastars and the other 99% of musicians reveals the extent to which big business controls the narrative.<p>While the headliners get prominent pushes on streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, a whole subset of artists …

Kendrick Lamar

Mysterious dinosaur-like creature discovered with flesh still on its bones leaves scientists baffled

The discovery of a mysterious creature resembling a dinosaur with flesh still on its bones has left scientists baffled.<p>The partially-preserved corpse …

Jurassic Park

The 15 best video games of 2017

A decade from now, there’s a good chance we’ll look back at 2017 as one of the best years ever for new game releases. Just think about it: some of the medium’s most iconic names — like <i>Zelda</i>, <i>Mario</i>, and <i>Resident Evil</i> — came roaring back to prominence, while new names like <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Cuphead</i> …

Gaming

Tick fossil found. Dinosaur traces inside. Theme park doubtful

Remember how <i>Jurassic Park</i> started with geologists finding chunks of amber containing mosquitoes filled with dinosaur blood? An international team of …

Paleontology

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Jurassic Park

We have four <i>Jurassic Park</i> movies now, and another on the way in 2018. It won't be the last one. That's a testament to the huge popularity of the …

Jurassic Park

BookMark: "Weird Dinosaurs" By John Pickrell

Anyone who knows me for more than ten minutes knows of my deep and abiding fondness for dinosaurs. It’s a holdover from that phase most children go …

Top apps: Dinosaur apps

Both kids and adults love dinosaurs. Use the following apps to play dinosaur-themed games or decorate your device with dinosaur wallpapers.<p><b>iPhone</b><p><b>Dino</b> …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Paleo Profile: Shouten's Marsupial Lion

<i>Wakaleo schouteni</i> sounds like one of those animals that should be a myth. In fact, it resembles the legendary Australian drop bear more than just a …

Mammals

30 million-year-old shark teeth discovered in man’s luggage

A man from China stopped by Russian customs agents was discovered to be in possession of 24 fossilized shark teeth that are said to have come from …

Prehistory

Mazda Museum, Hiroshima: Welcome to Rotor City

Trucks

The cannibals of Gough's Cave

Museum research reveals these Ice Age Britons weren't eating human flesh out of necessity but as part of a ritual.<p>'The evidence at Gough's Cave …

Anthropology

An Ancient Step Toward Modern Birds

Perhaps it was soft, even fuzzy. But it was also very much a dinosaur.<p>Anchiornis was a four-winged birdlike species that lived about 160 million years ago, and many fossil specimens have been found in China. A number of them were discovered with preserved feathers, but until recently the feathers …

Science

Visitors 'dig' new exhibit on fossils, dinosaurs at Cranbrook Institute of Science

A new exhibit at Cranbrook Institute of Science gives children to use actual paleontologists' tools to dig to find casts of real fossils.The exhibit …

A Triassic plesiosaurian skeleton and bone histology inform on evolution of a unique body plan

Secondary marine adaptation is a major pattern in amniote evolution, accompanied by specific bone histological adaptations. In the aftermath of the …

Evolution

Try the demo for dinosaur park sim Prehistoric Kingdom

I'm noticing a trend, readers: dinosaur park sims. Frontier has been drip-feeding us Jurassic World Evolution details for months, and just last month …

Prehistory

Monster Sharks: Four Fierce Giants That Rival Greenland's Ancient Beast

Sharks have been making headlines recently after a 2016 report of a Greenland shark that was around 512 years old resurfaced this week. In November, …

Oceans

Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs is now open

Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs has opened at OdySea in the Desert in Scottsdale.<p>The attraction takes guests back in time to the era of dinosaurs with …

Prehistory

Merry Christmas Everyone and Welcome to Jurassic Park

The <i>New York Times</i> reports this week that paleontologists inspecting a collection of amber from northern Myanmar recently found several entombed …

Jurassic Park

'Dinosaur Time Trek' stomps into downtown LR

There's a mighty roar echoing through downtown Little Rock, where prehistoric and mythical creatures have settled in for a little visit.<p>It's time for …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Scientists Bashed a Fake Skull to See if a Rare Neolithic Weapon Could Kill

The results were brutal.<p>Humans have lived around the River Thames in England for millennia, which means the river foreshore is surprisingly rich in …

Science

Dinosaur Christmas Gift Ideas: The Best Toys for Children Who Love Prehistoric Animals

For the real dinosaur nerd in your life, not just any dinosaur holiday gift will do. If you buy them an outdated or inaccurate raptor model, the …

Kids

Can you see why this ancient crab was named after Star Wars baddie Darth Vader?

Scientists have named a 245 million-year-old horseshoe crab fossil after Darth Vader because of its striking similarity to the film villain.<p>The …

Darth Vader

Attend Mumbai University s archaeology and geology exhibition at Kalina

View a T-Rex's jaw fossil, ancient Indian games, and mesolithic tools discovered in Manori among other archaeological treasures at a Mumbai …

India

Oldest Plesiosaur Species Didn't Swim But Used 'Underwater Flight' Like Penguins

Paleontologists studying Plesiosaur fossils have made an interesting discovery about the long-extinct water-dwelling dinosaurs.<p>According to a team of …

World News

Giant penguins as big as humans may have waddled around Earth 59 million years ago

Ancient penguins about the size of a grown man may have waddled around the planet about 59 million years ago, new research suggests.<p>Fossils …

News (Ireland)