Red Super-penguin

4 October 2010 grant b 1

io9.com explores the prehistoric majesty of the man-sized super-penguin: The fossil was discovered in Peru and has been classified as Inkayacu paracasensis, but its less […]

Humpbacked weirdosaur.

10 September 2010 grant b 0

There’s a great piece up at ScienceBlogs demonstrating how paleontology (and, even better, paleontological art) really works. It’s Darren Naish enthusing about a particularly strange-looking […]

Fare thee well, Triceratops.

2 August 2010 grant b 0

They came for Pluto. They came for Brontosaurus. And now, BoingBoing reports, they’ve come for Triceratops: maybe we should be calling it torosaurus now, I’m […]

Dinosaur incubators.

1 July 2010 grant b 0

Cold-blooded? Maybe. Warm-hearted? Definitely. Discover has the latest on how dinosaur moms used hot springs to keep the babies warm: In the Cretaceous period over […]

Mammoth blood lives again.

12 May 2010 grant b 0

Science magazine brings us a step closer to a Pleistocene Park by reporting on the creation of living mammoth blood: By inserting a 43,000-year-old woolly […]

Comets made us icy.

5 April 2010 grant b 0

Telegraph.co.uk reports on a new theory that hail from a comet’s tail caused a 1,000-year freeze: Thousands of chunks of material from the comet would […]

Snake eating dinosaurs.

3 March 2010 grant b 0

Not dinosaurs that eat snakes, Wired says, but snakes that paleontologists discovered eating dinosaurs: But in 2001, University of Michigan paleontologist Jeff Wilson, took a […]