Boy Accidentally Discovers 1 Million Year Old Skull He Thought It Was A 'Rotten' Cow

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Tech

A ten-year-old boy has accidentally unearthed the skull of an ancient creature that has been buried in the desert for over one million years. Jude Spa...

Ancient Fossilised Tick Discovered With The Oldest Mammal Blood Ever Found

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Tech

A team at Oregon State University have found a parasitic tick containing the oldest mammal blood ever found embalmed in amber with an almost perfect l...

We Might Have To Completely Redraw The Dinosaur Family Tree

The Conversation UK | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

A new paper published in the journal Nature suggests that scientists need to reorganise the major groups used to classify dinosaurs. This means we may have to revisit what we think we know about the first dinosaurs, what features they evolved first, and where in the world they came from.

How We Discovered The World's Oldest Fossils

The Conversation UK | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

To test this theory, my colleagues and I studied an ancient group of rocks in north-east Canada called the Nuvvuagittuq belt, dated to be between 4,280m and 3,770m years old. Preserved within this belt are iron formations formed in settings analogous to hydrothermal vents today

New Species Of Mega Shark Unearthed In Coastal Waters

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Tech

If you thought it was safe to go back in the water, you might want to reconsider. Remains of a new species of mega shark, related to the 60 foot Mega...

Fossil Discovery Reveals More About Origin Of Tiny "Hobbit" Humans

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Tech

A new fossil discovery in Indonesia could be the key to learning more about the ancestors of human ‘Hobbits’. A research team on the island of Flo...

Past Medical History

Matt Hutchinson | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK
Matt Hutchinson

If you listen to some older doctors, the current generation have gone soft. They've lost the sense of vocation that only comes from working unchecked ...

Texas Man Finds Evidence Of Noah's Flood While Digging In Aunt's Garden

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK

A man digging in his aunt’s garden in East Texas has found hard evidence of Noah’s flood. Wayne Propst made the historic discovery of snail fossi...

Dorset Unplanned

Mette Poynton | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

In August 2015 I spent 3 days on the Jurassic Coast in beautiful Dorset with my family. My 7-year-old son's interest in dinosaurs, fossils and all things Jurassic, inspired the trip and we went in the hope that, other than wonderful memories from a break away as a family, we would return home with a real fossil or two.

Fossil Of Lesser-Known Dinosaur Unearthed In Westminster Dig

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Comedy

A fossil thought to be of a lesser-known political dinosaur has been unearthed in a dig near Westminster. The specimen, thought to be a moderately ...

This Is The Weirdest Snake You Will Ever See

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Tech

If you thought snakes were legless creatures, you thought wrong. Scientists have discovered a fossil that depicts an ancient reptile, which they b...

Scientists Have Rather Casually Discovered A New Species Of Human

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have unearthed the remains of what they believe is another ancient human species, in Afar Ethiopia. The discovery of 3.3 to 3.5 million-...

Ancient Fossils Discovered Inside Glass Asteroids

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Tech

A series of ancient fossils have been discovered inside an asteroid. But before you get over-excited, no - it's not evidence of some kind of myster...

Wooly Mammoth Tusk Found In Seattle

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

A massive eight-foot tusk that once belonged to a woolly mammoth has been unearthed in down-town Seattle. The impressive specimen is thought to da...

Giant Armadillo Among Prehistoric Fossil Find In Venezuela

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Sulzmann | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

Palaeontologists have discovered the remains of prehistoric animals dating back to the end of the Ice Age buried in south America. The fossils, sta...

You'll Never Guess What Scientists Nicknamed This Dinosaur

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK

Scientists have found a new type of unusual dinosaur - with an even more unusual name. Nasutoceratops titusi, which was discovered in 2006 in the U...

Dog Digs Up 200,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Tooth (PICTURES)

Central European News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

A burrowing dog made a mammoth find when he unearthed a tooth belonging to one of the Ice Age giants. The collie, named Mavrik, was being walked in...

Evidence Of Complex Brain Found In 520-Million-Year-Old Fossil

PA | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

Scientists have uncovered the earliest evidence of a complex brain in a 520 million-year-old fossil arthropod. The well-preserved three-inch long c...

Is This The Weirdest Ever Looking Dinosaur?

PA | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

A newly described dinosaur resembled a weird combination of parrot, vampire bat and porcupine. Pegomastax africanus, which measured less than two f...

What Do You Know About The Sinocalliopteryx

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

A wolf-like dinosaur hunted primitive flying birds that had not yet mastered the art of fast take-offs, according to a study of new fossils. Scient...

New Light Shed On Mystery Mammals That Walked Earth Before Dinosaurs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

A mystery mammal with sharp digging claws has shed new light on the animals that walked the earth after dinosaurs. Ancient Mongolian rocks have pro...

African Human Fossil Find Breakthrough Hailed

PA | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

At least three species from the human family Homo may have lived together in Africa almost two million years ago, new research suggests. One of the...

Meet The Mini Mammoth (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

The smallest mammoth known to have ever existed has been identified by scientists. Mammuthus creticus, was roughly the size of a modern baby Afric...

Dramatic Fossil Find Shows Early Human Species 'Co-Existed'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

Separate species of ancient human ancestors co-existed 3.4m years ago, a dramatic fossil find has shown. While one species walked upright on land, ...

Mysterious 'Red Deer' People Were Distinct From Humans, Study Finds

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

A mysterious stone age people, a species of human distinct from our own, may have lived in China as recently as 11,500 years ago, Fossil remains w...