2.4 billion-year-old fungus could rewrite our evolutionary heritage
April 27, 2017, 10:52 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The find is roughly 2 billion years older than any other known fungus fossil.
Bradford watermelons were so juicy and delicious, people literally used to die for them
April 24, 2017, 7:21 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Today, a Bradford heir is resurrecting the fruit and using the proceeds to fund the drilling of fresh water wells around the world.
World's largest dinosaur footprint shows just how enormous these beasts were
March 29, 2017, 1:37 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The track, which could have squashed a man like a bug, was left by some kind of giant sauropod.
What your nose shape says about the evolution of your ancestors
March 23, 2017, 4:08 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Whether long and narrow or short and wide, your nose is ideally adapted to a particular environment.
Fish found leaving the sea to evolve into land animals
March 17, 2017, 9:42 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Fish out of water? It turns out, that's exactly where these fish want to be.
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.