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Researchers Find Feathered Tail of 99-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Encased in Amber (Video)

An amber-encased specimen found in Myanmar has been identified as a baby dinosaur tail estimated to be 99-million years old. (AOL Screenshot)
An amber-encased specimen found in Myanmar has been identified as a baby dinosaur tail estimated to be 99-million years old. (AOL Screenshot)

An amber-encased specimen found in Myanmar has been identified as a baby dinosaur tail estimated to be 99-million years old, reports NPR. It was reportedly...




  • A new study warns of 19 climatic tipping points the Arctic might be heading for — and how those tipping points could effect the whole world. (AOL Screenshot)

    Melting Arctic Ice Could Have Major Consequences for Earth (Video)

    Arctic sea ice is melting at such an alarming rate that scientists are warning it might trigger uncontrollable changes across the globe. The Arctic Resilience... Read more

  • It's not cleaning as much air as expected. (AOL Screenshot)

    China’s Smog-Eating Tower Isn’t Getting the Job Done (Video)

    Turns out, China’s smog-eating tower isn’t quite up to the job. The tower was unveiled in September in Beijing. It stands about 23 feet tall... Read more

  • A 2,500-year-old mummified crocodile specimen held by the National Museum of Antiquities in the Netherlands has recently been found to contain at least 47 wrapped and preserved baby crocodiles, much to the surprise of experts. (AOL Screenshot)

    Dozens of Babies Found Inside 2,500-year-old Crocodile Mummy (Video)

    A 2,500-year-old mummified crocodile specimen held by the National Museum of Antiquities in the Netherlands has recently been found to contain at least 47 wrapped... Read more

  • An international team of astronomers has discovered a ‘superearth’ planet called GJ 536 b which is not in the habitable zone of its star but could help scientists understand its atmospheric composition. (AOL Screenshot)

    Astronomers Have Spotted a Nearby ‘Superearth’ (Video)

    An international team has discovered a body in space which has been described as a “‘superearth’ type planet.” A news release issued by an astrophysical... Read more

  • Researchers from Sweden’s Lund University are studying a semi-permanent Mesolithic settlement off the nation’s southern coast. (AOL Screenshot)

    Researchers Explore Underwater Stone Age Settlement (Video)

    Divers exploring the waters off the southern coast of Sweden about 7 years ago discovered what turned out to be northern Europe’s oldest known stationary... Read more

  • Technology has enabled scientists to figure out how a 6,000-year-old amulet resembling a wheel was created. (AOL Screenshot)

    Scientists Unravel The Mysteries Behind 6,000-Year-Old Amulet (Video)

    Technology has enabled scientists to figure out how a 6,000-year-old amulet resembling a wheel was created. The copper object was found decades ago in present-day... Read more

  • A Colorado-based startup company called Boom has revealed a small-scale prototype of its high-speed passenger plane which has been described as a modern version of the Concorde. (AOL Screenshot)

    New Supersonic Jet Aims to Take You From New York to London in Under 4 Hours (Video)

    A Colorado-based startup company called Boom has revealed a small-scale prototype of its high-speed passenger plane which has been described as a modern version of... Read more

  • NASA recently shared a stunning image of Saturn and explained what makes the planet so photogenic. (AOL Screenshot)

    NASA Shares Stunning Image of Saturn’s ‘Watercolor’ Swirls (Video)

    Saturn, with its attention-grabbing rings and watercolor-like striped and swirled surface, is deemed by many to be one of the more stunning planets in our... Read more

  • This is the third year in a row we've had record-breaking temperatures. (AOL Screenshot)

    2016 Is ‘Very Likely’ to Be Hottest Year on Record (Video)

    2016 has been hot. So hot in fact that it’s “very likely” it will be the hottest year on record. This is the third year... Read more

  • A new study led by a team out of India has found that Earth’s protective magnetic field cracked after an intense geomagnetic storm observed by the GRAPES-3 muon telescope on June 22, 2015. (AOL Screenshot)

    Solar Flare Caused a ‘Crack’ in Protective Field Around Earth (Video)

    A team of scientists suspects that Earth’s magnetic field cracked due to a solar flare.  A news release by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research... Read more

  • Scientists have located an area on Mars which could be a promising place to look for life. (AOL Screenshot)

    A Strange ‘Funnel’ on Mars Could Provide Suitable Conditions for Life (Video)

    Scientists have located an area on Mars which could be a promising place for indications of life.  A news release issued by the University of... Read more

  • A new study documents the discovery of a nearly intact, 66 to 72-million-year-old skeleton of a bird-like dinosaur which is believed to have struggled to free itself from mud before dying. (AOL Screenshot)

    ‘Saddest’ Dinosaur Fossil Found Shows Struggle Before Death (Video)

    Dinosaur remains that were discovered in China have been described as one of the “saddest fossils.”  As Seeker reports, the creature, called Mud Dragon, was... Read more

  • A recently published study has found that a large, lake-like amount of water likely exists more than nine miles under the Uturunco volcano in Bolivia. (AOL Screenshot)

    Scientists Discover ‘Staggeringly Large Amount’ of Water Under a Volcano (Video)

    A stunning discovery has been made about a currently inactive volcano in South America. New Scientist reports that an international team of researchers has determined... Read more

  • Stunning images have been released of a swirling, double-eyelid shape created by a massive mixture of stars and gases in a galaxy far from Earth. (AOL Screenshot)

    Images Show Rare Eye-Shaped ‘Tsunami of Stars and Gas’ (Video)

    Stunning images have been released of a swirling, double-eyelid shape created by a massive mixture of stars and gases in a galaxy far from Earth. ... Read more

  • Scientists say the study of a rather volatile lake on the floor in the Gulf of Mexico, dubbed the ‘Jacuzzi of Despair’ due to the number of aquatic lives it has claimed, could inform searches for life on other planets. (AOL Screenshot)

    Scientists Find a ‘Jacuzzi of Despair’ in Gulf of Mexico (Video)

    Scientists say the study of a rather volatile lake on the floor in the Gulf of Mexico, dubbed the ‘Jacuzzi of Despair’ due to the... Read more

  • NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring the surface of Mars since 2012, and it recently came upon an interesting find. A news release by Arizona State University reports that an on-board device captured a two-frame portrait of a small meteorite dubbed “Egg Rock.” (AOL Screenshot)

    Curiosity Rover Spots Strange Metal Meteorite on Mars (Video)

    The Curiosity rover has been exploring the surface of Mars, and it recently came upon an interesting find. A news release on Arizona State University’s... Read more

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