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Category: Natural World | Posted on 5-10-2019 | 5 comments
Researchers have identified a species of bird that went extinct, then evolved again from the same lineage.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 4-23-2019 | 15 comments
Palaeontologists unexpectedly came across fossil evidence of the creature in a museum drawer in Kenya.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 4-10-2019 | 12 comments
Scientists have discovered the fossil remains of an extinct species of human in a cave in the Philippines.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 3-12-2019 | 59 comments
Japanese scientists have achieved a 'significant step' towards the de-extinction of the woolly mammoth.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 3-8-2019 | 21 comments
A new study has cast doubt on the idea that the dinosaurs had been in steady decline before the impact.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 2-21-2019 | 9 comments
A pint-sized relative of the tyrant lizard dating back 96 million years has been unearthed in North America.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 2-11-2019 | 14 comments
A new comprehensive review has highlighted a worrying decline in insect populations across the world.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 12-14-2018 | 24 comments
A new study has suggested that the world's largest ever shark may have been wiped out by an exploding star.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 9-13-2018 | 13 comments
The elephant bird, along with some of Madagascar's other megafauna, went extinct around 1,000 years ago.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 8-28-2018 | 5 comments
A new study has determined how a volcanic eruption 205 million years ago wiped out 90 percent of all life on Earth.