Ancient Footprints Reveal New Megatheropod Dinosaur Species From Southern Africa
Ancient Footprints Reveal New Megatheropod Dinosaur Species From Southern Africa

Fabien Knoll, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, lies next to the new exceptionally large carnivorous dinos...

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Dinosaur With Raccoon-like Mask Hid in Broad Daylight
Dinosaur With Raccoon-like Mask Hid in Broad Daylight

This figure shows the best-preserved fossil specimen of Sinosauropteryx from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of China and An illustratio...

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Yellowstone Supervolcano Erupts A Lot More Often Than We Thought
Yellowstone Supervolcano Erupts A Lot More Often Than We Thought

The Grand Prismatic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park is among the park's many hydrothermal features created by the Yellowstone...

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First Jurassic Ichthyosaur Fossil Found in India
First Jurassic Ichthyosaur Fossil Found in India

Articulated skeleton of Ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur at the excavation site south of Lodai village, situated 30 km northeast of Bhuj town,...

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Corals Eat Plastic Because They Like the Taste
Corals Eat Plastic Because They Like the Taste

New research finds the non-nutritive food may simply ‘taste good’ to the corals. (Credit: Alex Seymour/Duke) Scientists: Corals Eat Pl...

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Fossils of Ancient Trees Show They Bizarrely Ripped Themselves Apart
Fossils of Ancient Trees Show They Bizarrely Ripped Themselves Apart

The bark of tree turned to opal The first trees to have ever grown on Earth were also the most complex, new research has reveale...

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Beautiful Blue Arhbarite Crystals From Chile
Beautiful Blue Arhbarite Crystals From Chile

Arhbarite   Formula: Cu 2 Mg(AsO 4 )(OH) 3 Colour: Dark blue to medium blue Lustre: Sub-Vitreous, Waxy Crystal System: Triclinic Fro...

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Zircon as Earth's Timekeeper: Are We Reading the Clock Right?
Zircon as Earth's Timekeeper: Are We Reading the Clock Right?

Cathodoluminescence image from a scanning electron microscope of a typical igneous zircon crystal from samples studied by the QUT researc...

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Tyrannosaur Fossil Found in Utah Is 'Most Complete Discovery in South-West Us'
Tyrannosaur Fossil Found in Utah Is 'Most Complete Discovery in South-West Us'

Above, a cracked fossil from a tyrannosaur skeleton reveals the fossilized marrow inside at the site of a paleontological expedition in G...

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9.7-Million-year-old Teeth Discovery in Germany Could Re-write Human History
9.7-Million-year-old Teeth Discovery in Germany Could Re-write Human History

Ancient canine belonging to a yet unidentified ancient ape found in Germany. Credit: Naturhistorisches Museum Mainz. Do These 9.7 Mill...

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Japanese Tsunami Carried a Million Sea Creatures From Japan to US West Coast
Japanese Tsunami Carried a Million Sea Creatures From Japan to US West Coast

Japanese mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis), barnacles (Megabalanus rosa) and sea anemones attached to a tsunami buoy washed ashore on L...

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Shedding New Light On Early Turquoise Mining In Southwest US
Shedding New Light On Early Turquoise Mining In Southwest US

turquoise nuggets FROM Dyer Blue Mine, Nevada Turquoise is an icon of the desert Southwest, with enduring cultural significance, espe...

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Earth's Underworld is Real and Scientists Just Mapped It
Earth's Underworld is Real and Scientists Just Mapped It

Scientists have created an "Atlas of the Underworld" compiling 94 slabs of ancient tectonic plates that now lie deep beneath Ea...

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 Hundreds of Mysterious Ancient Stone Structures Discovered on Lava Domes
Hundreds of Mysterious Ancient Stone Structures Discovered on Lava Domes

Archaeologists have discovered 400 mysterious stone structures on the edge of volcanoes that could be thousands of years old in a remote ...

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Beautiful Violet Strengite Crystals From Portugal
Beautiful Violet Strengite Crystals From Portugal

Strengite Formula: ‎FePO 4  · 2H 2 O System: Orthorhombic Colour: Purple, violet, pink, ... Hardness: 3½ - 4 From: Folgosinho, Gouve...

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What Is Cat's Eye Effect Observed in Some Minerals?
What Is Cat's Eye Effect Observed in Some Minerals?

Cat's Eye Minerals Collection. Photo: Frans Jonker G. Cat's Eye describes a gemstone polished into a cabochon that displays a...

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