Latest University of Portsmouth Stories
British authorities reported that the fossilized skull of a giant sea monster has been discovered off England's Jurassic coast.
When researchers set out to study the origins of human laughter, some gorillas and chimps were literally tickled to assist.
Paleontologists reported new evidence that suggests 150 million years ago the diplodocus dinosaur may have held its impressive neck and head higher than originally thought.
A new study finds that tsunami waves, brought about by the collapse of a volatile volcano in Dominica known as Devilâ€™s Peak, would hit the densely populated coast of neighboring Guadeloupe within minutes.
In just four years, a University of Portsmouth paleontologist has discovered 48 new species from the age of the dinosaurs, while other scientists took 180 years to identify the same number.
Scientist have uncovered a new fossil species of flying reptile with the wingspan the size of a family car.
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