Humans May Reverse a 50 Million Year Climate Trend After Just Two Centuries
50 million years ago, the world started cooling. The industrial revolution marked the beginning of the end of this climate trend.
This Ecologist Finds Clues to Anthropocene Survival in Ice Age Extinctions
Whether she’s reconstructing the Pleistocene world or advocating for a more inclusive science community, Jacquelyn Gill is all about interdisciplinary approaches.
Today a Guy Carrying a Sack of Sloth Teeth Sat Next to Me
Who is he, what is he doing here, and why the teeth?
40,000 Years Ago, Our Ancestors Were Eating Rats the Size of Small Dogs
You might be happy that they’re gone, but their disappearance could hold valuable lessons for modern conservation efforts
These 10,000-Year-Old Cave Lion Cubs Were Preserved with Fur and Skin Intact
Here's What Sex Was Like 565 Million Years Ago
Rangeomorphs dominated the Ediacaran oceans some 565 million years ago. Here’s how they did it.
Why Triceratops Teeth Are Cooler Than Their Horns
Surprisingly enough, the fossils of those teeth still are capable of getting worn back into functional chompers.
Fossils of an Elusive Hippo Ancestor Found in Africa
Newly-studied fossils solidify the evolutionary link between hippos and whales.