palaeontology

Humans May Have Reached North America By More Than One Route

Humans May Have Reached North America By More Than One Route

There’s an ongoing debate among archaeologists as to which route the first settlers of North America took to reach the continent. Some say these migrants travelled along an interior passage between two massive ice sheets, while others say they traversed along a coastal route. New research suggests both interpretations are…

How Smart Was T. Rex? And Other Dino Questions You’ve Always Wanted To Ask

How Smart Was T. Rex? And Other Dino Questions You’ve Always Wanted To Ask

In his new book, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs, palaeontologist and evolutionary biologist Steve Brusatte shares his expansive knowledge by providing a concise and highly accessible overview of the dino era. Though extinct now, these remarkable creatures had a tremendous run, dominating the planet’s ecosystems for tens of…