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Circuit Board Fossils and Other Amazing Sculptures by Peter McFarlane

It was hard to determine which of Peter McFarlane’s pieces to feature because his entire gallery is filled with ingenious works like these. His particularly striking circuit board fossil sculptures are a commentary on “obsolete, but formerly cutting-edge technologies.” Gallery and Artist’s Website -via Colossal

7 Fabulously-named Fossils

When I researched the post 14 Great Names for Bugs, I found other wonderful species names, including some creatures that no longer exist. Still, extinct species are part of our history, and they get names, too. Sometimes really inventive names! 1. Bambiraptor Feinbergi Bambiraptor feinbergi is a 75-million-year-old theropod dinosaur that was named after the Disney deer [...]

Fossils of new human species found in China

The fossil remains of what is believed to be a new species of human have been unearthed. Nicknamed the “Red Deer Cave people” after one of the sites a…

Tyrannosaurus bite was world’s strongest

Scientists believe Tyrannosaurus rex had the strongest bite of any creature that ever lived. Researchers used a laser scan of a Tyrannosaurus fossil t…

Remains of giant dinosaur found in Antarctica

The fossil remains were that of a gigantic Titanosaur that would have roamed the Earth 70m years ago. While fossils of large sauropod dinosaurs have b…

Evidence of dinosaur migration discovered

Fossil dinosaur teeth have revealed evidence that some species of dinosaur would have migrated. Geochemist Henry Fricke and his team made the discover…

Pacific eel discovery is "living fossil"

A living fossil has been discovered in the form of a Pacific eel with unusually primitive features. The new eel has been named “Protoanguilla palau” a…

New evidence for dinosaur catastrophe

A triceratops fossil may be key evidence in proving that a massive impact wiped out the dinosaurs. The discovery was made at Montana’s Hell Creek Form…

Huge prehistoric ants thrived in hot climate

The fossil of a giant ant that would have been the size of a hummingbird has been discovered. Little is known of this giant species of ant other than …

Largest ever spider fossil discovered

A giant prehistoric spider fossil has found with a 6-inch legspan that lived 165 million years ago. The massive arachnid would have lived in the fores…