Latest Mike Benton Stories

2010-12-22 09:25:00

A massive new fossil site discovered in southwestern China marks the first discovery of a complete ecosystem which recovered following a mass extinction.

2008-07-09 12:10:00

Scientists believe they have gained new insights into determining the colors of 100 million-year-old fossilized plumage from dinosaurs.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.