natural history

Origins of land plants pushed back in time

Posted in Science on 20th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

A seminal event in the Earth's history - when plants appeared on land - may have happened 100 million years earlier than previously thought.

'Tree of life' for 2.3 million species released

Posted in Featured, Science on 23rd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

A collaborative effort among eleven institutions, the tree depicts the relationships among living things as they diverged from one another over time.

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.