Disappearing species may leave no trace in the fossil record

Posted in Featured, Science on 18th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Now is unlike anything that's happened, not just in the numbers of species going extinct, but also in the way it's happening: Its being driven by one species.

Fossils explain how life coped during snowball Earth

Posted in Featured, Science on 16th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

The fossils could speak to how life coped in the Cryogenian period, when glaciers held most of Earth in a frozen grip.

'Blood cells' found in dino fossils

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

The work could shine a light on long-standing questions about dinosaur physiology, including whether specific species were warm or cold-blooded.

Missing link fossil shows sharks are far more evolved than previously thought

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Sharks have cartilaginous skeletons, causing earlier experts to assume they are part of a primitive evolutionary pathway.

World's Oldest Broken Bone Pushes Back Our Transition to Land by Two Million Years

Posted in Science on 27th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers analyzing the worlds oldest broken bone have discovered that a 333M year old critter spent most of its life on land.