Paleontology

  • 7-year-old science genius is author of two books January 17, 2013

    Kolkata: Seven-year-old Pritvik is a science genius. He has already authored two books on paleontology. The Class 4 student from Kolkata has taken the world of science by storm with his book 'When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth'. For the class 4 student who also teaches four classes including his seniors,...
  • Fossils of new dinosaur species found August 29, 2006

    Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Brazilian paleontologists have discovered a new giant dinosaur species based on fossilised fragments of the herbivorous reptile that lived 80 million years ago. The Maxakalisaurus topai, of the Titanosauria group, was 13 metres (yards) long and weighed about nine tons. It had a large body, long tail and...