The ‘crazy beast’ that lived among the dinosaurs

Adalatherium is an important piece in a very large puzzle on early mammalian evolution in the southern hemisphere, one in which most of the other pieces are still missing New research published today in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology describes a bizarre 66 million-year-old mammal that provides profound new insights into the evolutionary history of […]

Beast of the Central Arctic

Starting last year, scientists floated through the Arctic Ocean on an icebreaker and measured the ocean, atmosphere, and sea ice in unprecedented detail. Aboard the ship was a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) nicknamed Beast, which was capable of diving beneath the ice and going on expeditions of its own. Christian Katlein, a sea […]