Paleontologists in Argentina have announced the discovery of a major Jurassic-era fossil site four years after it was first discovered. The site, which spans 23,000 square… Read more “Major Jurassic fossil find”
Blombos Cave in South Africa has given us vast knowledge about our early ancestors.
Back in 1985, hikers climbing Argentina’s Aconcagua mountain stumbled upon a ghastly surprise: the frozen corpse of a 7-year-old boy. It was apparent that he’d been… Read more “Inca child mummy reveals lost genetic history”
(Main Image: The remains were found in this cave in the highlands of Ethiopia) An ancient African genome has been sequenced for the first time. Researchers extracted… Read more “Ancient DNA reveals ‘into Africa’ migration”
A Florida State University and University of Alaska Fairbanks research team has uncovered a new species of duck-billed dinosaur, a 30-footlong herbivore that endured months of winter… Read more “‘Lost world’ of cold weather dinosaurs discovered”
The tiny, intact skeleton of a baby rhinoceroslike dinosaur has been unearthed in Canada. The toddler was just 3 years old and 5 feet (1.5 meters) long… Read more “Baby Dinosaur Skeleton Unearthed in Canada”
MAGALIESBURG, South Africa (AP) — Scientists say they’ve discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely… Read more “Study: Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative”