Oldest known stone tools found in Kenya

EarthzinePalaeontology

Scientists in northwestern Kenya have found stone tools dating back 3.3 million years. They are now the oldest stone tools yet discovered. Their makers may or may not have been some sort of human ancestor. They may challenge the notion that our own most direct ancestors were the first to bang two rocks together to create a new technology.

Brontosaurus dino name is revived

EarthzinePalaeontology

The iconic name Brontosaurus, which was once used to describe a titanic family of dinosaurs, is being revived after it was killed off more than a century ago.