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France: Land of Dinosaurs
The town of Angeac, near Angoulême in southwestern France, is hardly a household name. Yet it has a claim to fame, as this is where the bones of one of the world's largest dinosaurs were...
A Jurassic Trail like No Other
French geologists and paleontologists have uncovered and analyzed the world’s longest sauropod trackway: a trail of prints left by a gigantic dinosaur measuring at least 35 meters and weighing more...
From Egg-Snatchers to Egg-Hatchers
French and Chinese scientists have hatched an innovative geochemical method that can be used on fossilized eggs to determine the incubation strategies of extinct species like the oviraptosaur—no...
The Complex Origins of Whale Hearing
A fossil study brings us one crucial step closer to retracing the evolution of the auditory capacities of cetaceans, the mammal group namely comprising whales. An issue that intrigues scientists as...
The Nurturing Side of Ancient Arthropods
Paleontologists have just uncovered a parental-care strategy in Waptia, an early arthropod species, from Canada’s Burgess Shale deposit.
Great Apes, Great Neighbors?
How Many Sexes Are There?
Testing the Limits of Human Obedience
Bouncing Lasers off the Moon
Thomas Ebbesen: "I Feel like an Explorer"
How to Reconstruct the Sound of Notre-Dame?