dinosaurs

Motherboard

This Preserved Millipede Lived 99 Million Years Ago Alongside Dinosaurs

The millipede is only 8.2 millimeters long, making it an “an extreme case of miniaturization.”
Becky Ferreira
5.2.19
Motherboard

Scientists Gave Alligators Ketamine and Headphones to Understand Dinosaur Hearing

An experiment involving 40 drugged alligators reveals how dinosaurs might have located sounds in their environment.
Becky Ferreira
3.18.19
Motherboard

Scientists Discovered a Dinosaur Ancestor Called the 'Antarctic King'

Antarctanax shackletoni, or the “Antarctic king,” is an iguana-sized ancestor to dinosaurs and modern crocodiles.
Caroline Haskins
1.31.19
asteroids

Asteroids Crash Into Earth Over Twice as Often as 290 Million Years Ago

Scientists find that a surge in Earth impacts began during the Permian period, possibly because of disruptions in the asteroid belt.
Becky Ferreira
1.17.19
Postscript

Did a Big-Ass Dinosaur Just Save PUBG from Extinction?

A new map has reinvigorated 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'. But not just because of the snow.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.14.18
dinosaurs

What This Rare Skull Tells Us About Dinosaur Parenting

Some dinosaurs nurtured their offspring, but Diplodocus kids were likely left to fend for themselves as soon as they hatched.
Becky Ferreira
10.11.18
Motherboard

Scientists Map Out How to Nudge Small Asteroids into Earth’s Orbit

A University of Glasgow team explores the subtle art of capturing asteroids without killing everybody.
Becky Ferreira
8.31.18
Motherboard

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Gives Up on Science Completely

Who told these people that dinosaurs have to be war machines and volcano victims to be interesting?
Becky Ferreira
6.22.18
Motherboard

The Jurassic World Porn Parody That Asks: What If Dinosaurs Were Porn Stars?

“Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could fuck a dinosaur, they didn’t stop to think if they should fuck a dinosaur.”
Becky Ferreira
6.22.18
entertainment

We Asked a Dinosaur Expert How Realistic the New 'Jurassic World' Really Is

Apparently, the T. rex wasn't always in such a terrible mood.
Lisa Ludwig
6.20.18
Best of 2017

Monster Otters, Motörhead Crocs, and Zuul: The Best Paleo Art of 2017

As chosen by an artist who draws dinosaurs for a living.
Danielle Dufault
12.28.17
HOTY2017

The Paleontologist Who Finds Anthropocene Insights in the Dinosaur Age

Steve Brusatte explains how these spectacular bygone animals shaped our present, and how they can inform our future.
Becky Ferreira
12.4.17
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