Science is Cool. Just ask Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, award-winning South African paleobiologist.
Today, we spotlight Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan: a South African paleobiologist who is out there proving that while the dinosaurs might be extinct, paleontology is still very much alive. Read more.
What was the first-known dinosaur?
What was the first dinosaur to be called a dinosaur? Museum of Natural Mystery is back for season 2! Read more.
Exploring the Origins of Fossil Pokemon
"Find new species and catalog them." That's been the driving force behind natural history, but it's also the prime directive of Pokemon. Read more.
Edward Drinker Cope's Traveling Bones
If you thought E.D. Cope's story ended with the Bone Wars, think again. Read more.
The Most Vicious Rivalry In All of Paleontology
Paleontologists O.C. Marsh and E.D. Cope gave us some of the most beloved dinosaurs of all time, but they destroyed each other in the process. Read more.
The Cyclops and the Griffin: Ancient Animals?
The discovery of dinosaur bones and fossilized animal remains didn't begin with paleontology as we know it. Today we explore the impact of fossils on ancient cultures. Read more.
T-Rex of the Sea vs. Extinction
Mosasaurus recently leapt into the limelight thanks to Jurassic World, but did you know that it also turned the world upside down? Today we tell the troubled tale of Mosasaurus and the man who used it to prove extinction was real: Georges Cuvier. Read more.