The fossils of Australopithecus sediba have fueled scientific debate since they were found at the Malapa Fossil Site in South Africa 10 years ago.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History “Sea Monsters Unearthed: Life in Angola’s Ancient Seas” exhibit opens Nov. 9, and it reveals ancient, Cretaceous-era titans that lived off the coast of Angola in the South Atlantic Ocean. See photos.
WASHINGTON – Local scientists have made a discovery that may lead researchers world-wide to examine fossils in a new way. A colorful species of mollusk collected at Calvert Cliffs, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay contains…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is celebrating National Fossil Day with about 400 children who will become “junior paleontologists” for the day. The museum is hosting a series of events…
Surrounded by a gooey graveyard of prehistoric beasts, a small
crew diligently wades through a backlog of fossil finds from a century of
excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.