Hundreds of millions of years ago, reptilian predators called ichthyosaurs swam the seas. Their fossils look fearsome. But paleobiologist Ryosuke Motani of U.C. Davis says they may have looked more like friendly dolphins. “Maybe in life ichthyosaurs would have been cute—at least the smaller ones.” Motani’s team studied one such […]

When the pandemic forced Pizza Pilgrims to close its 13 stores in London and Oxford in March, the business went from making 30,000 pizzas every week to zero. Of the 276 staff, 270 had to be furloughed. While they opened one store in April to manage delivery, founder Thom Elliot […]