Amber With Two Flies That Got Stuck Mating 40 Million Years Ago Discovered
Amber With Two Flies That Got Stuck Mating 40 Million Years Ago Discovered

Two mating, long-legged flies trapped in clear, honey-coloured amber, approximately 41 million years ago. (Photo: Jeffrey Stilwell) ...

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Bizarre Life-forms Found Thriving in Ancient Rocks Beneath the Seafloor
Bizarre Life-forms Found Thriving in Ancient Rocks Beneath the Seafloor

In 2013, scientists were stunned to find microbes thriving deep inside volcanic rocks beneath the seafloor off the pacific northwest, ...

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Fossil of 67m-year-old Raptor Dinosaur Found in New Mexico
Fossil of 67m-year-old Raptor Dinosaur Found in New Mexico

 Illustration of three Dineobellator near a water source, with the ceratopsid Ojoceratops and sauropod alamosaurus in the background. Pho...

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Fragments of a Long Lost Continent Found in Canada
Fragments of a Long Lost Continent Found in Canada

Diamond embedded in a piece of kimberlite. Image credits James St. John / Flickr Geologists find lost fragment of ancient continent i...

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'Wonderchicken': Oldest Fossil of Modern Bird Discovered
'Wonderchicken': Oldest Fossil of Modern Bird Discovered

Photograph: University of Cambridge Experts have discovered a fossil of the world’s oldest known modern bird – a diminutive creature a...

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Giant Clam Shells: Unprecedented Natural Archives for Paleoweather
Giant Clam Shells: Unprecedented Natural Archives for Paleoweather

Giant Clam shell Paleoclimate research offers an overview of Earth's climate change over the past 65 million years or longer and ...

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Mysterious Ice Age Structure Made From Hundreds of Mammoth Bones Discovered
Mysterious Ice Age Structure Made From Hundreds of Mammoth Bones Discovered

Hundreds of mammoth bones were found at the Kostenki 11 site in Russia. An unusually large structure from the last ice age built from ...

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Microbial Life Has Been Found Deep in Earth's Crust Beneath the Ocean Floor
Microbial Life Has Been Found Deep in Earth's Crust Beneath the Ocean Floor

Detailed examination of rocks nestled thousands of feet beneath the ocean floor revealed life in plutonic rocks of the lower oceanic crus...

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A Chunk of Yellowstone the Size of Chicago Has Been Pulsing. Why?
A Chunk of Yellowstone the Size of Chicago Has Been Pulsing. Why?

Grand Geyser eruption. Photo:  Jacob W. Frank An injection of magma under Norris Geyser Basin may be why the region is five inches ...

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New Dinosaur Tracks on Scotland’s Isle of Skye
New Dinosaur Tracks on Scotland’s Isle of Skye

Fossil tracks left by a stegosaur on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The footprints of stegosaurs, carnivorous theropods and huge herbivo...

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Protein Discovered Inside a Meteorite
Protein Discovered Inside a Meteorite

A new discovery could be a clue for us to see if life could emerge elsewhere in the Solar System. Using a new analysis technique, scien...

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Earth's Mantle, Not Its Core, May Have Generated Planet's Early Magnetic Field
Earth's Mantle, Not Its Core, May Have Generated Planet's Early Magnetic Field

Scientists are finding that Earth's mantle may have generated the planet's early magnetic field. Credit: Naeblys New research...

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Smallest-ever Fossil Dinosaur Found Trapped in Amber
Smallest-ever Fossil Dinosaur Found Trapped in Amber

The head of Oculudentavis khaungraae, the world's tiniest dinosaur, preserved in amber. The world’s smallest dinosaur was discover...

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Dinosaur-age Cockroaches Found Preserved in Amber
Dinosaur-age Cockroaches Found Preserved in Amber

Scientists found ancient cockroaches preserved in amber.  (Image: © Lenka Podstrelená, Sendi et al. Gondwana Res 2020 An internation...

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Chrysoberyl: One of the World's Most Exotic and Expensive Gems
Chrysoberyl: One of the World's Most Exotic and Expensive Gems

Chrysoberyl specimen with " star " form. Collection D.Preite photo M.Chinellato CC The mineral or gemstone chrysoberyl is a...

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Earth May Have Been a 'Waterworld' Without Continents 3 Billion Years Ago
Earth May Have Been a 'Waterworld' Without Continents 3 Billion Years Ago

The Earth of 3.2 billion years ago was a "water world" of submerged continents, geologists say after analyzing oxygen isotope...

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Traces of DNA Found in Fossilized Dinosaur Skull
Traces of DNA Found in Fossilized Dinosaur Skull

Ground section of Hypacrosaurus (MOR 548) supraoccipital shows exceptional histological preservation of calcified cartilage. A shockin...

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