Ferrodraco lentoni, Australia’s newest prehistoric species. Travis R. Tischler, Author provided The most significant pterosaur fossil ever discovered in Australia has been unearthed in the Winton area of central western Queensland. The newly discovered species, which my colleagues and I have named Ferrodraco lentoni, had a wingspan of about 4 metres. It […]

Modern-day baby feeding from reconstructed infant feeding vessel of the type investigated here. Credit: Helena Seidl da Fonseca A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has found the first evidence that prehistoric babies were fed animal milk using the equivalent of modern-day baby bottles. Possible infant feeding […]


Tectonic plates around the Philippine Sea have jostled and twisted for millions of years. Credit: Anton Balazh | Shutterstock.com A previously unknown tectonic plate — one that has been swallowed up by the Earth — has been discovered in the Philippine Sea, according to a recent study. Using images constructed from […]