Paleontologists

Sun, 2018-03-25

After half a century of studying prehistoric fish fossils, Chinese paleontologist Chang Meemann has a favorite: Youngolepis.

Sun, 2018-03-25

Scientists have identified a new species of reptile from prehistoric Connecticut and, boy, does it have a mouth on it.

Fri, 2018-03-30

On a semiarid Patagonian landscape 85 million years ago, a formidable meat-eater called Tratayenia rosalesi reigned as...

Thu, 2018-03-29

Among more than 2,000 ancient fossils found in an African excavation, paleontologists have discovered new species of some of the earliest dinosaurs.

Fri, 2018-03-23

The ocean may be the origin of all life on Earth, but that isn’t to say that all the animals who evolved on land left the water behind forever.

Sat, 2018-03-24

Bony fishes are the most diverse of all extant vertebrate groups. A comprehensive phylogenetic analysis of the group now provides new insights into its 250-million-year evolutionary history.

Sat, 2018-03-24

Fossil pelvises suggest brooding might have evolved late in modern birds.

Sat, 2018-03-24

A 200 million year old sauropod has been diagnosed with osteomyelitis, a severe bone disease, according to a scientific paper published on Thursday.

Wed, 2018-03-21

Mongolia is working to recover dinosaur fossils which were illegally trafficked into South Korea and France, the Department for Economic Crime of the Mongolian General Police Department said Monday.

Thu, 2018-03-22

Fossilised faeces and holes in ancient jawbones show that dinosaurs, like modern animals, were plagued by parasites.

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