Neatorama Posts Tagged "fossil"
The Best-Preserved Fossil of Its Kind

In March of 2011, miners using heavy equipment in...  ...berta found a dinosaur. But this was not just any fossil . A nodosaur had been swept out to sea millions ye...  ...rmor, and even individual scales of its skin were fossilized as well as its bones.The remarkable fossil is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/14/The-Best-Preserved-Fossil-of-Its-Kind/
Did This Mysterious Ape-Human Once Live Alongside Our Ancestors?...

Homo naledi was very different from archaic humans...  ...homo family tree? A big step would be to date the fossils . Using several different methods, a team from the...  ...years ago or more. The proposed age range for the fossils also overlaps with the early Middle Stone Age, fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/09/Did-This-Mysterious-Ape-Human-Once-Live-Alongside-Our-Ancestors/
World's Oldest Bed Bugs...

Got bed bugs? Those pesky insects have been known...  ...millenia (Aristotle even mentioned them), but new fossil records show that the problem went way further ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/14/Worlds-Oldest-Bed-Bugs/
Sticking Around: The La Brea Tar Pits...

The following article is from the book Uncle John'...  ...uo;residents” are even cooler. World-famous fossils —like the extinct dire wolf, saber-toothed t...  ...posits of late Pleistocene era (the last ice age) fossils in North America. The fossils date from 10,000...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/20/Sticking-Around-The-La-Brea-Tar-Pits/
Feathers and Colors Preserved for 130 Million Years...

This stunning bird fossil was found in China in 2008. The species has been...  ...g, even if you didn't know that its feathers were fossilized , too! But what color were those feathers when the...  ...microscopic proteins that had never been used on fossils before.Scientists stu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/22/Feathers-and-Colors-Preserved-for-130-Million-Years/
Spider Paleontology...

Remember twenty years ago, when we thought dinosaurs were terrifying reptile monsters that we could make movies about? In such a short time, we’ve learned they were feathered, not as cold-blooded as once thought, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/19/Spider-Paleontology/
Asphalt Lakes And The Secrets in Their Depths...

Instead of water, some lakes are filled with the g...  ...rible way to die, but a fantastic way to preserve fossils .We use the tar itself for paving roads and sealin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/25/Asphalt-Lakes-And-The-Secrets-in-Their-Depths/
The Weirdest Ways Paleontologists Have Found Fossils

(Unrelated photo by Wilson Hui)How did the Urinato...  ...ked down at his target, he realized that it was a fossil . It was an Allosaurus, which he knicknamed Urinat...  ...'s research. But other scientists have also found fossils through unusual encounters. Smithsonian magazine...  ...ien's pre-menstrual meetin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/The-Weirdest-Ways-Paleontologists-Have-Found-Fossils/
The Weird Stories Behind America's Official State Fossils

Most of states in the US have official state fossils -43, to be exact- but there’s no convention...  ...no convention for choosing or identifying a state fossil , so each state does its own thing. Some select a...  ...tate does its own thing. Some select a species of fossil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/17/The-Weird-Stories-Behind-Americas-Official-State-Fossils/
A Fossil Snake With Four Legs

University of Portsmouth professor David Martill d...  ...snake -in a museum. It was labeled “unknown fossil ” at the Bürgermeister Müller Muse...  ...t as a snake, but what about those four legs? The fossil was collected from Brazil and dated to the early...  ...akes and lizards.) Archaeop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/23/A-Fossil-Snake-With-Four-Legs/




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