Our studio guest Oliver Wings is a dinosaur researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity. He speaks with us about the importance of research on dinosaurs to modern science.
AFP (Sep. 17, 2013) The violin played by bandmaster Wallace Hartley during the final moments before the sinking of the Titanic is displayed at a conservation studio in Lurgan, Northern Ireland before going on public ... watch video
Oct. 21, 2016 Engineers are developing cheap, energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles from silicon in diatomaceous earth. The research could lead to the development of ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Perhaps the bias against left-handers dates back much further than we thought. By examining striations on teeth of a Homo habilis fossil, researchers have found the earliest ... read more
July 16, 2015 A newly identified species of feathered dinosaur is the largest ever discovered to have a well-preserved set of bird-like wings, research suggests. Palaeontologists working in China unearthed the ... read more
Feb. 23, 2014 The key characteristics of birds which allow them to fly -- their wings and their small size -- arose much earlier than previously thought, according to new research that examined closely the ... read more
Oct. 29, 2012 "Bones upon bones, we couldn't believe our eyes," says one paleontologist. He was describing the spectacular find of some 1800 fossilized mesa chelonia turtles from the Jurassic era in ... read more