Nov 16, 2021
Supersaurus Might Be the Longest Dinosaur Ever
The gold medal for the longest dinosaur in the world might go to the aptly named Supersaurus, now that scientists have fixed a fossil mix-up and analyzed new bones excavated from the...
Sep 10, 2021
Tyrannosaurs Bit Each Other's Faces in 'Fight Clubs'
Tyrannosaurs viciously bit each other on the face, though likely not with the intention to kill. Rather, these biting brawls were probably the result of different individuals'...
Jul 20, 2021
Viking 'Piggy Bank' Hoard Discovered on Isle of Man
An amateur treasure hunter on the Isle of Man discovered a Viking Age "piggy bank" hoard that contains a 1,000-year-old analog to today's Bitcoin. The recently discovered hoard...
Jun 18, 2021
Ancient Giant Rhino Was One of the Largest Mammals to Walk the Earth
The remains of a 26.5-million-year-old giant, hornless rhino — one of the largest mammals ever to walk Earth — have been discovered in northwestern China,...
Apr 5, 2021
First Americans Had Indigenous Australian Genes
During the last ice age, when hunters and gatherers crossed the ancient Bering Land Bridge that connected Asia with North America, they carried something special with them in their...
Mar 9, 2021
World's Oldest 'Pet Cemetery' Discovered in Ancient Egypt
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the oldest pet cemetery on record — a nearly 2,000-year-old burial ground filled with well-loved animals, including the remains of cats...
Mar 4, 2021
Human Ancestor 'Lucy' Gets a Stunning New Face
New facial reconstructions of two early humans, famously known as Lucy and the Taung child, show how these two individuals may have looked when they lived in Africa millions of years...
Feb 12, 2021
Beads From Venice Found in Alaska Might Predate Columbus
Brilliantly blue beads from Europe unearthed by archaeologists in Arctic Alaska may predate Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World, a new controversial study finds.
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