Fossilized pollen stored inside stalagmites could provide answers about how Earth's climate changed over millions of years. →
The seeds are miniscule and unusually well-preserved, in such good condition that their internal cell structures were still visible.
In 1 million years, the epoch that we are now living in will likely be characterized by animal and plant remains, along with a strange mess of industrial pollutants.
The plant kingdom has a rich natural history all its own.
A dense 380-million-year-old forest found in Norway could have caused one of the Earth's most extreme climate shifts. Continue reading →
For the first time a titanosaur track has been matched to an actual fossil hind foot of one of the world's last and largest dinosaurs.
Here's the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything: A red and green rock, ornament-sized, stuffed with 30,000 teeny-tiny diamonds.
The find has shed light on the origins of a plant that traps its food using leaves that act like fly paper.
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