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Paleontologists know plenty about our nearest human cousins, the Neanderthals. They know that this highly successful species walked the Earth for some 300,000 years .
4 hrs ago | LiveScience
In the Jurassic Period, when dinosaurs ruled the land, tiny mammals probably had to keep a low profile and survive by gobbling any insects they could find, but new research suggests these early mammals may have been pickier eaters than scientists previously thought.
4 hrs ago | Queerty
Perhaps you've heard of the Creation Museum, the horrifying Kentucky institution that teaches children and anyone else willing to listen all sorts of Bible-based creationist inaccuracies.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A security guard at the Museum of Natural History runs into a whole mess of trouble when everything comes to life on the night shift.
7 hrs ago | National Geographic
We seem indifferent to the mass extinction we're causing, yet we lose a part of ourselves when another animal dies out.
9 hrs ago | Switched
Giant toothless pterosaurs with wingspans stretching 39 feet across ruled the skies 60 million years ago, and new research suggests that these ancient flying creatures once had a worldwide presence, and likely played an important role in the Late Cretaceous ecosystem.
10 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk
341438MH The St James's Road museum will be hosting a free fossil fun day on Saturday August 30 from 10am to 4pm where young and old alike can enjoy activities inspired by an era long lost to history.
14 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
Larson, a founder of the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research, Inc., supervised excavation of the giant fossil in August 1990 after Sue Hendrickson, one of his staff, discovered it in the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in western South Dakota.
No Pixar film has had a rougher road to theaters than the upcoming The Good Dinosaur .
A hiker has discovered a new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs.
The stegosaurus that originally was located on U.S. 50 near Walmart was moved Tuesday to its new home at the PCC Fremont Campus.
Summer reading programs are rolling out across the nation, all linked with the theme "FIZZ, BOOM, READ!" And while each aims to help children maintain or improve reading skills during their school breaks, only a few can boast a teenaged T-Rex and his handler, along with a strolling musician, crooning educational tunes about science, as catalysts ... (more)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is probably the most inoffensive bad summer movie of 2014: right about as forgettable as both G.I. Joe movies, coming up far short of your standard Marvel offering, but not as transcendently awful as something like Transformers: Age of Extinction .
"Biden Gets Grow Light Delivered To White House Under Fake Name," reports one story.
I've been covering travel and food for the last 20 years but contrary to what many people seem to think, I haven't been everywhere-but I'm working on it.
Ms. Jess Mastodon will be the star of Yale Peabody Museum's free admission day on Saturday, Aug. 23, in New Haven.
A deep ravine in southern Alberta known as Devil's Coulee may be about to yield more of its secrets to paleontologists from the Royal Tyrrell Museum.
Sixty-six million years ago, a 10-km-wide slab of space rock slammed into the Earth, unleashing the force of thousands of nuclear bombs and triggering tsunamis, wildfires, earthquakes and all manner of catastrophes.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 04:23 pm
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