First-ever CT scans of the skull of the Cretaceous creature Pawpawsaurus allowed reconstruction to evaluate the armored dinosaur's senses of hearing and smell. Credit: Ariana Paulina-Carabajal, Yuong-Nam Lee, Louis L. Jacobs. Endocranial Morphology of the Primitive Nodosaurid Dinosaur Pawpawsaurus...
Funnel for beer making from Mijiaya. Credit: Jiajing Wang. Residue on pottery unearthed at an archeological site in northern China has revealed traces of a 5,000-year-old beer recipe that contained elements of East and West, researchers said Monday. The site offers...
This is Sclerocormus parviceps, the newly described marine reptile. Credit: Copyright Da-yong Jiang Two hundred and fifty million years ago, life on earth was in a tail-spin--climate change, volcanic eruptions, and rising sea levels contributed to a mass extinction that...
Image showing variation between nose shape and the specific genes responsible. Credit: Dr Kaustubh Adhikari, UCL Genes that drive the shape of human noses have been identified by a UCL-led study. The four genes mainly affect the width and 'pointiness' of...
Artist illustration by Mike Skrepnick of Spiclypeus shipporum, a newly described genus and species of horned dinosaur. Here, the dinosaur roams across a floodplain 76 million years ago. The fossil was discovered in 2005 in the Judith River Formation...
The archaeological excavation site in the ancient port of Naples is opposite the town square and a few meters below the present sea level.Credit: © Hugo Delile Almost two thousand years after the eruption of Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii and...
An archeologist checks human bones as ancient roman ruins of former barracks were discovered during work on a new underground line, in Rome, Monday, May 16, 2016. Work on the Metro C being built through the center of Rome...
Marble Bar sediments, a microcrystalline silicone-rich chert. Credit: A. Glikson Scientists have found evidence of a huge asteroid that struck the Earth early in its life with an impact larger than anything humans have experienced. Tiny glass beads called spherules,...
FSU Assistant Professor Jessi Halligan is the lead researcher on the project. During the diver, they recovered many mastodon and llama bones.Credit: Bruce Palmer/Florida State The discovery of stone tools alongside mastodon bones in a Florida river shows that humans...
This is a sural in the process of formation with earthworm aggregates on top.Credit: Professor José Iriarte Mysterious spectacular mounds found in Earth in tropical wetlands in South America are created by earthworms, researchers have found. The densely packed, regularly spaced...
Tiny coffin excavated at Giza in 1907 is remarkable evidence of importance placed on official burial rituals in ancient Egypt.  A miniature ancient Egyptian coffin measuring just 44cm in length has been found to contain the youngest ever example of a...