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Farm vehicles now weigh almost as much as heaviest dinosaurs. Why that’s a problem

What does a modern combine harvester and a Diplodocus have in common? One answer, it seems, may be their big footprints on the soil. A new...

Archaeologists reconstruct an ancient Aryan bow

A unique compound bow from the Bronze Age nearly 2 meters tall was reconstructed from authentic materials by SUSU specialists as part of an...

What the new Jurassic Park movie gets wrong

One of the most exciting moments of the new Jurassic Park sequel, Jurassic World Dominion, is when the Quetzalcoatlus swoops down from the sky...

What caused this prehistoric shark’s massive toothache

Did the world’s largest prehistoric shark need an orthodontist, or did it just have a bad lunch? Researchers from North Carolina State University and the...

In the new Europe, ‘neutrality is no longer an option’

The invasion of Ukraine continues to backfire on Russia politically. Instead of weakening Western alliances, as Russian President Vladimir Putin had hoped, the war has...

Scientists detect an explosion on a white dwarf dead star

When stars like our Sun use up all their fuel, they shrink to form white dwarfs. Sometimes such dead stars flare back to life in...

Wyoming had tropically hot temperatures 95 million years ago, shows study

A new Michigan study found the shallow sea that covered much of western North America 95 million years ago was as warm as today’s...

Volcanoes may have killed Venus with a runaway greenhouse, and almost the Earth too

What turned Venus into hell? It could have simply been a steadily-warming Sun, but new research suggests that Volcanoes may have played a role in...

Does this dinosaur ‘graveyard’ reveal their final day on Earth

Buried in the rocks in North Dakota lies evidence of the exact day the dinosaurs were obliterated from the planet, some 66 million years...

How new hi-tech archaeology is revealing the ghosts of human history

New details of our past are coming to light, hiding in the nooks and crannies of the world, as we refine our techniques to...