Model based on a sculpture by Vlad Konstantinov/CDM Studios
Two museum exhibits, one in the Smithsonian and one in Australia, have opened public displays featuring the spectacular meg. But while both models are mega impressive, they're not the same. Why?
It’s no surprise the unexplained structures have the internet buzzing. But they haven’t entered the ranks of other great conspiracy material — and history helps explain why they probably won’t.
A new IPCC report has called for radical changes in food production to avoid catastrophic climate change. Rice-fish farming and mixed crops could help.
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Films set in the ancient world can no longer adequately live up to the demands of the 'epic'. Instead, we should look to films set in space.
Beards: powering tech startups since 813 AD.
Many "modern" inventions actually have precedents dating back over 1000 years.
Skulls of Homo naledi.
The discovery of Homo naledi has been a social media sensation, recording an extraordinary number of views – more than 170,000 – for a scientific paper.
Preserved sperm in a shrimp more than 16 million years old has been discovered in Queensland. The finding marks a breakthrough…
The ancient Chinese board game Go has afforded new insight into how and how expertise develops. Using thousands of records…
The fish-eating dinosaur discovered in Victoria is a member of Spinosauridae, a group of fish-eating theropod dinosaurs found in Asia and Europe.
Paleontologists think it had the snout of a crocodile, the claws of a bear and a taste for seafood. But what’s most interesting about the discovery of Australia’s first fish-eating dinosaur is its similarities…