| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:40 PM
In the humid foothills of the Caucasus Mountains, deep within a carnivore's bloody lair, an early human ancestor fought a life-or-death struggle, and lost.
He had entered the den on a scavenging mission, possibly with several others. Their plan: Use a...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Cattle; chimpanzees and bonobos; dogs and dolphins; rats and mice; horses, turtles, glowworms and pigs; goats, chickens and Rin Tin Tin — and, at the center of it all, humans.
The animal kingdom, from invertebrates to dinosaurs to us, is on parade...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Josh Brolin is in early talks to star in Universal's "Jurassic World."
Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson are also in talks to star in the Jurassic Park installment. Colin Trevorrow ("Safety Not Guaranteed") is directing the sci-fi...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Artist J.M. Carnright brings fossils that are millions of years old back to life — figuratively speaking — in his new exhibit Primitive Futurisms, now on display at Mystical Parlors in Norwalk. He incorporates the fossils into his wood...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:37 PM
It was an unlikely encounter in the middle of the desert. Kevin Terris was a high school senior from a boarding school in Claremont, Calif., with dreams of a paleontology career. Joe was a toddler stuck under a rock. For 75 million years.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Perhaps in pursuit of prey, a senior saber-tooth cat with chronic arthritis and damaged teeth fell into the death trap now known as the La Brea tar pits and died, attracting swarms of scavenging insects and rodents.
Eventually, the rotting carcass and...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Dinosaurs may have taken flight earlier than we thought -- thanks to a larger brain.
A new study in Nature finds that a wider range of dinosaurs may have had the neurological capacity to fly -- not just Archaeopteryx, the feathered dinosaur that’s...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Motive In the two-hour season finale,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Get ticket discounts, visit dinosaurs, ride fast rides and chow down at a new Chickie’s and Pete’s restaurant when Dorney Park opens for the season Friday. Residents of Lehigh, Berks, Monroe, Carbon or Northampton counties can present...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87.
Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
From the banks of the Potomac River, in a region steeped in American history, a massive fossil was dug up last month that apparently can be traced back to a time long before this country's recorded history, a time deep in the world's prehistory.