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Category: Natural World | Posted on 9-27-2017 | 10 comments
Known as the 'vika' rat, the new species has a set of teeth so powerful that it can crack open coconuts.
Category: Modern Mysteries | Posted on 9-10-2017 | 12 comments
The only surviving letter written by Joseph Merrick was a thank you note sent to widow Leila Maturin.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 8-10-2017 | 30 comments
Palaeontologists have discovered the skull of what is thought to be mankind's earliest known ancestor.
Category: Ancient Mysteries | Posted on 7-3-2017 | 4 comments
Archaeologists have located the site of a gruesome structure that was built from hundreds of human skulls.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 6-8-2017 | 8 comments
The discovery casts doubt on the idea that modern humans evolved in a single 'cradle of humanity'.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 5-26-2017 | 3 comments
Palaeontologists in Russia have discovered a huge new sea creature that lived 130 million years ago.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 5-9-2017 | 5 comments
Researchers have unveiled details of their latest findings at an important cave site in South Africa.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 4-24-2017 | 2 comments
Homo naledi's brain may not have been as big as that of a modern human, but it was still sophisticated.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 3-30-2017 | 38 comments
The giant two-legged carnivores of the Cretaceous had more than just big teeth and jaws in their arsenal.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 3-18-2017 | 2 comments
A skull belonging to what is thought to be an extinct species of giant polar bear has been discovered.