Bad Lip Reading with Fossils
December 21, 2018
Nobody hears fossils, but that doesn't excuse bad lip reading about what they were trying to say when they died.
Horse Found Frozen in Tundra
September 7, 2018
An exceptionally-preserved foal has been found in Siberian tundra. Can scientists bring it back to life as a clone?
Birds and Pterosaurs Flew Together
September 2, 2016
Does it make evolutionary sense to find birds flying with pterosaurs?
Paleoproteomics Misses the Implications
June 16, 2016
The ability to examine original proteins in off-the-shelf fossils should tell you something about evolutionary timescales.
Original Material Found in Triassic Reptile Fossils
March 18, 2016
The preservation of structures and original proteins in fossils has just been pushed back to the Triassic.
Breaking! Dino Blood Is Real
December 1, 2015
Blood vessels found in a hadrosaur said to be 80 million years old are the real original material, researchers say.
Rescuing Dinosaur Soft Tissue from the Ravages of Time
March 15, 2014
The reaction of scientists to irrefutable evidence for soft tissue in dinosaur bone sounds all too human: ignore, rant, rationalize; repeat.
Dinosaur Soft Tissue "Explained"
November 26, 2013
The discoverer of soft tissue in dinosaur bone now has a new explanation for its preservation – but does it really answer the obvious question?