China's dinosaur county, Jiayin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has restored a total of 813 dinosaur fossils since 1902.
The collapse of rainforests during the Carboniferous period 300 million years ago triggered great changes in the evolutionary paths of plants and animals....
Angiosperms (flowering plants) are neither as old as suggested by previous molecular studies, nor as young as a literal interpretation of their fossil record, according to new research.
The asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago appears to have caused huge amounts of magma to spew out of the bottom of the ocean, a new study of seafloor data finds....
“As in any ecosystem, if we went to the jungle we’ll find a lion and a giraffe. So we found the giraffe, where’s the lion?” said Hesham Sallam, the leader of the excavation team.
Although this 100-million-year-old creature has eight legs, fangs, and could spin silk, it was not a spider, but rather a relative that lived alongside spiders.
OSU Paleontologist Dr. Holly Woodward Ballard shares that fascination every day in her lab at the OSU Center for Health Sciences. She’s measuring the growth of the ...
A small fossil pelvis from the Moab area has been named the oldest identifiable dinosaur fossil bone ever found in Utah.
The 200 million-year-old specimen is only the second known example of Wahlisaurus massarae, a species of ichthyosaur announced recently by a University of Manchester paleontologist.
Edmonton paleontologists are crediting a keen-eyed tourist for spotting a never-before-seen fish fossil in flagstones outside a Colombian monastery.