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  • Did fossils form over a long period or short period of time
    Did fossils form over a long period or short period of time
    The question is :"Did fossils form over a long period or short period of time?" To most people, fossils speak of slow and gradual formation over millions upon millions of years. But many fossil specimens show otherwise.While...
  • Worldview presupposition :Confirmation bias
    Worldview presupposition : Confirmation bias
    There is a phenomenon called "confirmation bias" which ignores data that is contrary to one's bias and emphasizing data that seems to support it. The decision whether to accept the data is not based on the data itself, but on the...
  • Cambaytherium thewissi
    Missing link to horses and rhinos found in new fossil find in India
    So a horse, a rhino and a tapir walked out of a coal mine. . .Well, maybe they didn't actually walk out but that an ancestor, missing link between them, walked in. A team of Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, MD) researchers and colleagues went to the...
  • Geologic Column, a tale of rocks or just plain rock fairytale
    Geologic Column, a tale of rocks or just plain rock fairytale
    The Geologic Column or so-called column of fossils of extinct animals and plants that were fossilized over millions upon millions of years. Yes, animals and plants found in the fossil record are extinct today but not all are extinct. There is...
  • The Worlds Largest Spinosaurus found in Morocco
    A nasty water dinosaur bigger than T Rex
    In the dusty sands of Morocco, scientists have uncovered a dinosaur larger than Tyrannosaurus rex which was entirely aquatic; more like a very nasty crocodile than the land borne uber-predator rex. The nasty creature, called Spinosaurus, had pedal...
  • Why evolution cannot do this
    Why evolution cannot do this
    The question is "Why evolution cannot do this"? To say evolution is true, why is there no evidence for it? First of all, there is no evidence that evolution has occurred in animals or plants because there has been no transitional fossils...
  • Anza-Borrego Desert Wash
    Books for nature lovers: Fossil Treasures of the Anza-Borrego Desert
    Imagine a warm, almost tropical seashore with walruses and seals. Or, a warm, humid forest with a river running through it that empties into a lake. Palm trees and tropical plants all around. A plover like a killdeer run along the river banks and...
  • Newly discovered 4-winged dinosaur takes study of early flight to new heights
    Newly discovered 4-winged dinosaur takes study of early flight to new heights
    Scientists from Bohai University, China, and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, here in the US are enjoying new “flights of fancy” after digging up a completely intact new species of four-winged raptors (with feathers...
  • Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
    For fossils and so much more: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Nebraska
    TheAgate Fossil Beds National Monument, located just 17 miles from the Wyoming border in the northwest corner of Nebraska, is one of the world’s most complete repositories of ancient Miocene bones. Within the “The Great Bonebed of...
  • Strange artifacts found in rock layers of the Earth
    Strange artifacts found in rock layers of the Earth
    Many strange artifacts have been found of man-made objects in coal and other rock layers. These out of place artifacts found encased in coal include a thimble, iron pot, eight carat gold chain, three throwing spears, metallic vessel inlaid with...
  • Titanosaur bones found-1
    Meet Mr. Titanosaur, the biggest dinosaur to roam the planet
    In a news release on Monday, Argentina's Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio announced that in 2011, farmers discovered a "dinosaur cemetery" in aremote region of Argentina's Patagonia some 160 miles from the city of Trelew. The...
  • Bee fossils clues to Ice Age climate
    Bee fossils clues to Ice Age climate
    Clues about the climate during the Ice Age have been found from leafcutter bee fossils in the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits in Southern California near Los Angeles. The conclusion is that it was warmer and wetter in the region at one time than it is...
  • Most dinosaur fossil skeleton recontructions are made from numerous individual specimens
    Most dinosaur skeleton reconstructions are made from numerous specimens
    Paleontologists are confounded by the dinosaur fossilized skeletons that they discover. When they unearth these fossil specimens most of the time, the bones are disarticulated (pulled apart). Most dinosaur finds consist of only small portions of...
  • Modern animals found in fossil record along side dinosaurs
    Modern animals found in fossil record along side dinosaurs
    When we think of fossils we usually think dinosaurs. But some people are not aware that birds, mammals, and other reptiles are found in the fossil record along side dinosaurs. These animals that are found along side dinosaur fossils are considered...
  • 450 million year old "sea nursery" found in NY
    450 million year old "sea nursery" found in NY
    A team researchers from the universities of Yale and Kansas, Oxford and the Japan Agency of Marine Science and Technology have discovered a uncovered a previously unknown species of a fossil ostracod (tiny crustaceans related to shrimps, lobsters...