April 15, 2014
The Permian mass extinction coincided with the timing of a disruption in the Earth’s carbon cycle - but what, or who, played a part in the die-out?
April 11, 2014
Paleoartist John Gurche has worked on the movie Jurassic Park, designed stamps for the US Postal Service, and recently crafted the sculptures for the Smithsonian Museum’s Hall of Human Origins. In his new book Shaping Humanity, Gurche delves into the data, research, creativity, and emotion employed in constructing the Smithsonian exhibit.
April 9, 2014
20 million years before Archaeopteryx, dozens of dinosaurs were found to be light and winged, though not flapping their wings.
April 4, 2014
Evolutionary theorists are studying what might be viewed as the brighter side of spite, and the role it may have played in the origin of admirable traits like a cooperative spirit and a sense of fair play.