Gravity's pull prevents most beings from growing tall. But there are some lifeforms that have challenged gravity and won.
"It was shiny, and it caught my eye, so I picked it up, but I had no clue that it would be a dinosaur tooth," Jonathan Charpentier told KCNC.
Summary List Placement Have you ever wondered what the area around your hometown was like during the Cretaceous period, when the Tyrannosaurus rex roamed? How about before then, when Earth had just one supercontinent? Now you can find out. An interactive map developed by software engineer Ian Webster lets users […]
Researchers in Canada diagnosed a dinosaur with an aggressive type of bone cancer – the first time a dinosaur has received a confirmed cancer diagnosis. The dinosaur died “surrounded by its friends,” the scientists said, a finding that may offer insight into dinosaur social structures. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Colourful fossils discovered in Australia were found to belong to a stunning new species of dinosaur, according to a new report published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. The fossils were discovered in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, a hotbed for dinosaur discovery in recent months. The new dinosaur, Fostoria […]
If the dragons in ‘Game of Thrones‘ – like Drogon, Rhaegal, and Viserion – wanted to fly in real life, they’d need much more muscle to push their tremendous weight off the ground. However, extra muscle means extra weight, which creates a dilemma considering the mechanics of flight. These fantasy […]
Tyrannosaurus rex has captivated the public imagination since the “king of the dinosaurs” ate its way onto the scene in “Jurassic Park.” But when Steven Spielberg’s 1993 blockbuster was being made, paleontologists didn’t really know much about T. rex – only seven or eight skeletons existed in the fossil record. […]
Whales are the largest animals to ever exist on this Earth, outweighing even the dinosaurs. These titans roam the oceans in search of food, but that wasn’t always the case. Millions of years ago they used to be land dwellers. Here is how whales ended up becoming the biggest of […]
We went behind the scenes of the “Walking With Dinosaurs” show. It is the closest that you will get to a real-life Tyrannosaurus Rex. Each dinosaur cost around $US1 million to make. Business Insider went behind the scenes of the “Walking With Dinosaurs” show, a live performance featuring 18 life-sized […]
“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is full of incorrect dino-depictions. Everything from the colours of the dinosaurs to their roars, and even their lack of feathers, here’s five things “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” whiffed. Following is a transcript of the video. The newest Jurassic World instalment is upon us like a […]
Gravity’s pull prevents most beings from growing tall. But there are some lifeforms that have challenged gravity and won. These lifeforms include varieties of trees, ancient dinosaurs, and creatures of the deep ocean. The following is a transcript of the video. If you doubled in size, your weight would be […]
Massive dinosaur footprints were discovered by researchers in Scotland. The footprints, which belonged to a species of long-necked dinosaur called sauropods, were dated to 170 million years ago. There are only a few confirmed fossils from that time period, so these finds may help scientists paint a better picture of […]
Humans have had a long history. 3.8 million years in the making, to be precise. From the primordial puddle to the modern day, here’s how humans have evolved. The following is a review of the life forms depicted in the video. The origin of life, Prokaryote, Cyanobacteria, Eukaryote, Choanoflagellate, Platyhelminthes […]
The discovery of a dinosaur footprint at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in 2012 led to the discovery of one of the richest sets of prehistoric tracks from the Cretaceous Period ever seen. Among the footprints is “the mother lode of Cretaceous mammal tracks,” according to one of the authors […]
A dinosaur newly discovered in Mongolia was most likely semiaquatic, a trait that hadn’t been found in dinosaurs before. The finding helps establish a new subfamily of dinosaurs. The creature had a neck like a goose’s, wings similar to those of penguins, and sharp claws like those of velociraptors. Birds […]
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