“The 29 thousand papers referenced by PBDB that give fossil-occurrence data from the last 30 years involved 97% of authors who were resident in high- and upper-middle-income countries”
Piltdown Man #OnThisDay
On November 21st 1953 it was revealed by researchers that the famous skull, the ‘Piltdown Man’, was a piece of fakery.
The Rise of the Flowers
The asteroid impact that ended the reign of dinosaurs 66 million years ago also caused 45% of plants in what is now Colombia to go extinct, and it made way for the reign of flowering plants in modern tropical rainforests.
Counting Tyrannosaurus Rexes
How many Tyrannosaurus rexes roamed North America during the Cretaceous period?