Wolves Are Much Better Imitators Than Dogs
Posted on January 31, 2014 at 09:46:47 am
Although wolves and dogs are closely related, they show some striking differences. Scientists have undertaken experiments that suggest that wolves observe one another more closely than dogs and so are better at learning from one another
New 'Titan' Dinosaur Fossils Found in China
Posted on January 30, 2014 at 11:08:57 am
A team led by University of Pennsylvania paleontologists has characterized a new dinosaur based on fossil remains found in northwestern China
Triassic-Age 'Swamp Monster' Skull Discovered
Posted on January 29, 2014 at 05:16:05 pm
In the dangerous waters of an ancient oxbow lake created by a flooded and unnamed meandering river, the female phytosaur died and sank to the bottom 205 million years ago
Stone Age Humans: Shelter With Better Logistics
Posted on January 28, 2014 at 09:47:39 pm
Scientists at the Cantabria International Institute for Prehistoric Research have traced the steps of the human beings that inhabited the region during the Palaeolithic era.
Could the Black Death Strike Again?
Posted on January 28, 2014 at 08:59:14 pm
A strain of plague which has killed up to 100million people could strike again, scientists warn.
Europeans Had Dark Skin, Blue Eyes 7,000 years Ago
Posted on January 27, 2014 at 10:03:57 pm
A genetic analysis of an ancient European hunter-gatherer reveals that his face was a striking combination of dark skin and blue eyes.
Ancient Text May Unlock Tale of King Solomon
Posted on January 27, 2014 at 03:52:59 pm
A few characters scratched into the side of an ancient earthenware jug have archaeologists scrambling for their dictionaries -- and wondering if it corroborates the Bible's stories of King Solomon
How to Eat Yourself Happy
Posted on January 26, 2014 at 10:11:30 pm
Scientists now think that eating the right nutrients can change our mood for the better. Here, in a new series, author Gill Paul and nutritionist Karen Sullivan tell you exactly what to pick
Bats Use Water Ripples to Hunt Frogs
Posted on January 26, 2014 at 11:12:36 am
As the male túngara frog serenades female frogs from a pond, he creates watery ripples that make him easier to target by rivals and predators such as bats, according to researchers from The University of Texas at Austin
Ancient Tablet Reveals New Details About Noah's Ark
Posted on January 26, 2014 at 10:57:48 am
A recently deciphered 4,000-year-old clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia -- modern-day Iraq -- reveals striking new details about the roots of the Old Testament tale of Noah