• People chose the coast during the big chill

    Evidence found of persistent occupation in South Africa.

    Excavations on South Africa’s southeast coast have uncovered evidence of persistent human occupations from the end of...

    Archaeology November 25, 2020
  • Prehistoric flies trapped in amber

    Flies encased in amber while doing the deed.

    There’s bad days, and then there’s this. Around 41 million years ago, two prehistoric flies on the southern tip of Go...

    Animals April 8, 2020
  • Gondwana in amber

    Fossil trove sheds light on ancient antipodean ecology.

    An international team of palaeontologists has discovered an assortment of intact amber fossils in the Southern Hemisp...

    History April 3, 2020
  • Split by 'unzipping' supercontinent

    Some of the biggest animals ever to roam the planet.

    Titanosaurs, some of history’s largest creatures, may have split off into subspecies when their supercontinent broke ...

    Biology April 11, 2016