Paleontologists

Sun, 2018-12-02

Chinese paleontologist Xu Xing is on a roll. This year alone he has discovered seven new species of dinosaur, including one that is 200 million years old - the most ancient specimen he has unearthed so far.

Sat, 2018-12-01

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is expansive — a person could spend hours walking the different exhibitions. But what's on display is only a...

Fri, 2018-11-30

A closer examination of a fossil found more than four decades ago has led to the identification of a new species of whale—a 33-million-year-old cetacean featuring neither teeth nor baleen.

Thu, 2018-11-29

Now improved dating of fossils suggests that the species survived in Eastern Europe and Central Asia until at least 39,000 years ago, overlapping in time with the existence of early modern humans.

Thu, 2018-11-29

The intact fossil contains a group of 39 Psittacosaurus, a small dinosaur with a parrot-like beak. It has been displayed at Paleontological Museum of Liaoning...

Wed, 2018-11-28

The first DNA tests on Siberian unicorns have shown that the 4-ton animal lived at the same time as modern humans, according to scientists.

Wed, 2018-11-28

Recent excavations have found fossils of new species of butterflies and fish etc of the Cambrian Period, the first...

Wed, 2018-11-28

Paleontologists in Poland have found fossil fragments from a giant new species of mammal-like reptile that walked the Earth approximately 237 million years ago (Late...

Wed, 2018-11-28

Thanos is a genus of carnivorous brachyrostran abelisaurid dinosaur that lived in Brazil during the Santonian stage of the late ...

Sat, 2018-12-01

The North Dakota Geological Survey is expanding its well-received fossil dig program.

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