March 9, 2017

At PalaeoLab, we're often asked by schools for information about rare fossils found locally to them. GOOD NEWS! There is now a free App to provide up-to-the-minute answers!

PBDB Navigator allows users to explore the world-famous Paleobiology Database through space...

March 6, 2017

Would your child love the chance of a real-life fossil-hunting experience? Perhaps you would like them to have chance to learn what it takes to get into palaeontology and zoology, or simply to have a bit of extra-curricular learning, inspiration and out-of-the-ordinary...

March 6, 2017

Part of PalaeoLab's collection includes two thousand pieces of one-million year old Madagascan copal amber, which pupils and teachers regularly search through for signs of dead minibeasts from the stone-age, including mosquitos, beetles, mites, wasps and spiders. 


March 2, 2017

This is an exciting area of scientific discovery. We know very little at the current time, though more and more scientists are starting to investigate. (There's no reason why you can't one day be one of them!).

Some of the earliest evidence for life-forms come from foss...

February 13, 2017

Hopefully it won't surprise you to find out that Mary Anning was not the only female palaeo-pioneer of her age. There were hundreds of women scientists in those early days, many sadly over-looked, yet each playing important parts in the dramatic discoveries of recent c...

January 1, 2017

PalaeoLab has a single aim: to inspire a new audience into science - particularly zoology, palaeontology and the study of evolution, as well as promoting the use of critical thinking skills in primary schools.

We set a target this time last year. PalaeoLab wanted to w...

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