Fossil Analysis Reveals This Well-Armored Dinosaur Was Probably Sluggish And Deaf

Re-analyzing fossils can often lead to new discoveries, as was the case with the study of 80 million-year-old Late Cretaceous Struthiosaurus austriacus skull. A new analysis reveals that the dinosaur was probably sluggish in its movements, and was probably mostly deaf. The researchers used a high-resolution 3D scan of a partial portion of the meninges … Read more

This Ancient Peruvian Empire Put Hallucinogenics in Beer For Political Reasons

The ancient Wari empire in Peru may have used hallucinogenic beer to garner support in new territories. The remains of a large feast, found at the Wari outpost from the 9th century AD, strongly point to the seeds of a psychoactive plant called the fork (Anadenanthera colubrina) were once mixed with chicha, a beer made … Read more