Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sat, 2019-03-02

A team led by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich paleontologist Adriana López-Arbarello has identified three hitherto unknown fossil fish species in the Swiss Alps, which provide new insights into the diversification of the genus Eosemionotus...

Fri, 2019-03-01

Paleontologists in Arizona have identified microfossils of what are thought to be the oldest known frog relative in North America.

Tue, 2019-02-26

Lake systems existing in regions over 10 million years ago survived the Amazon River reversal due to Andean uplift

Sun, 2019-02-24

Every school child knows the dinosaurs were killed off by an asteroid smashing into the Earth some 66 million years ago...

Fri, 2019-02-22

'Prince Edward Island holds Canada’s only fossil record of life on land in the Permian period'

Thu, 2019-02-21

According to new research published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, land animal diversity has been similar for at least the last 60 million years...

Fri, 2019-02-22

Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of marsupial that lived during the Cretaceous period above the Arctic Circle, the farthest north marsupials have...

Wed, 2019-02-13

Organisms lived on the bottom of the sea 2.1 billion years ago.

Sun, 2019-02-10

Sam Neill and Laura Dern have staged a mini Jurassic Park reunion amid rumours they’ll both return for ...

Fri, 2019-02-08

What traits distinguish one dinosaur from another? For many, that question probably conjures characteristics like the massive jaws of tyrannosaurs, the...