Sharks vs Pterosaurs

Who would win in a fight between a shark and a pterosaur? Only kidding, we're not that kind of blog. However, in September of last year a paper was published that inevitably generated a lot of headlines not too unlike this one. The find in question was a finger bone from a pterosaur and it... Continue Reading →

Dinosaurs and LSD?

Keeping with our theme of ancient drugs, earlier this year researchers from Oregon State University and USDA Agricultural Research Service discovered a remarkable fossil from the amber mines of Myanmar. ┬áThe amber was around 100 million years old, from the mid-Cretaceous and it contained the oldest known piece of grass. This alone makes it an... Continue Reading →

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