Fossil of ‘World’s Largest Jurassic Pterosaur’ Found in Scotland

Researchers found the remains of the world’s largest Jurassic pterosaur — an extinct winged reptile informally known as a pterodactyl — at the Scottish Isle of Skye. The researchers extracted the bones wedged into a layer of limestone on a …

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World-Renowned Kenyan Paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey Dies at Age 77

World-renowned Kenyan paleoanthropologist and politician Richard Leakey, who discovered evidence that helped prove humankind evolved in Africa, died on Jan. 2 at the age of 77. “I have this afternoon… received with deep sorrow the sad news of the passing …

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World’s Largest Known Triceratops Sells for $7.7 Million at Paris Auction

The fossilized remains of the world’s largest known Triceratops sold for a European record price of €6.6 million ($7.7 million) on Oct. 21 at the Drouot auction house in Paris. An anonymous American buyer bought the skeleton, dubbed as “Big …

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World’s Largest Known Triceratops Sells for $7.7 Million at Paris Auction

The fossilized remains of the world’s largest known Triceratops sold for a European record price of €6.6 million ($7.7 million) on Oct. 21 at the Drouot auction house in Paris. An anonymous American buyer bought the skeleton, dubbed as “Big …

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Bioscience Firm Raises $15 Million to Bring Back Extinct Woolly Mammoth

Bioscience and genetics firm Colossal has launched on Monday with $15 million raised in private investment carrying the mission of advancing the de-extinction of species starting with the woolly mammoth. Geneticist George Church and emerging technology and software entrepreneur Ben …

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