Scientists revive 50,000-year-old life found trapped in giant cave crystals
February 20, 2017, 10:02 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Strange organisms have radically different genetics than their nearest known relatives.
Lost continent discovered under the African island of Mauritius
January 31, 2017, 4:22 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The only known home of the now-extinct dodo bird has been concealing an ancient continent.
The Earth's mountains, rocks and water bodies are ancient. Do you know how old they are?
December 16, 2016, 12:43 p.m. by Angela Nelson
The Earth's mountains, rivers, animals and rocks have been around for millions or billions of years. Do you know which ones have been around the longest?
Baby dinosaur's tail — with feathers — found in 99 million-year-old amber
December 9, 2016, 2:15 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The discovery offers new insights about dinosaur plumage, hinting at a 'chestnut brown' creature that couldn't fly.
Ancient sea cow fossil found in decades-old street slab in Spain
October 29, 2016, 2:32 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Thousands of people have been walking over the fossil for decades without knowing it.
Hybrid of extinct aurochs and ice age bison discovered in cave paintings
October 19, 2016, 12:04 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The ancient species has been affectionately called the 'Higgs bison' due to its elusive nature.
Hundreds of ancient human footprints found near volcano
October 13, 2016, 11:21 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Tracks give snapshot of life in Africa maybe 19,000 years ago.
Oldest fossils ever found reveal glimpse of Earth's earliest organisms
August 31, 2016, 6:25 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A rock formation recently exposed in Greenland contains fossils that are 3.7 billion years old.
New species of strange dolphin once lived in Alaskan rivers
August 18, 2016, 5:48 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Dolphin's closest living relatives can only be found in South Asia.