Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Thu, 2020-05-07

A species of plant that grew about 400 million years ago (Early Devonian period) produced a spectrum of spore sizes, which is an...

Tue, 2020-04-28

A large number of ferocious predators, including predatory dinosaurs, pterosaurs and crocodile-like creatures, made Sahara the most dangerous place on Earth, according to an analysis of fossils from the...

Sat, 2020-04-25

By casting an eye into the daily lives of dinosaurs millions of years in the past, Western researchers may be helping humanity get a glimpse of its future.

Thu, 2020-04-16

Mahogany is a commercially important wood, valued for its hardness and beauty. The United States is the world's top importer of the tropical timber from leading producers like Peru and Brazil. Unfortunately, mahogany is harvested illegally a lot of the time....

Sat, 2020-04-04

An international team of paleontologists and geologists has uncovered well-preserved fossilized roots, pollen and spores of 90-million-year-old (mid-Cretaceous...

Fri, 2020-04-03

The oldest known animals and plants preserved in amber from Southern Gondwana are reported in Scientific Reports....

Wed, 2020-03-11

Torreites sanchezi, an extinct species of rudist clam that lived during the...

Wed, 2020-03-11

Meltwater pulses (MWPs) known as abrupt sea-level rise due to injection of melt water are of particular interests to scientists to investigate the interactions between climatic, oceanic and glacial systems. Eustatic sea-level rise will inevitably affect cities...

Wed, 2020-03-04

The surface of Earth was likely covered by a global ocean 3.24 billion years ago (Archean Eon), according to a new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience....

Tue, 2020-02-11

Zealandia — Earth’s seventh continent — experienced dramatic elevation changes between about 50 million and 35 million years ago, according to a new analysis of samples collected during the...

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