Paleontologists

Tue, 2019-06-25

A recent dinosaur excavation near a south Denver retirement community that began last May was reason for excitement...

Sun, 2019-06-23

Several weeks ago, construction workers digging near a Denver, Colorado, retirement home made a startling discovery: dinosaur bones.

Sat, 2019-06-22

After garnering worldwide attention last year for her research on the origins of egg color in birds, Yale paleontologist Jasmina Wiemann has taken a second look at her eggshells.

Fri, 2019-06-21

Paleontologists are trying to dispel a myth about what life was like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The false narrative has wormed its way into books, lectures and even scientific papers about this long-ago era.

Fri, 2019-06-21

An ammonite mine in southern Alberta dug up something a little more unusual recently: a sea lizard from about 75 million years ago.

Thu, 2019-06-20

Paleontologists have found two fossilized teeth of extinct cursorial hyenas (genus Chasmaporthetes) in the remote Old Crow River region in northern Yukon Territory, Canada.

Fri, 2019-06-21

In a new study published in the journal eLife, an international team of paleontologists looked for preserved collagen proteins and DNA in the fossilized bones of a horned dinosaur called...

Mon, 2019-06-17

A China-U.S. joint research team announced in Beijing that they had discovered four nearly 100-million-year old fossilized dinosaur footprints in eastern China's Jiangsu Province.

Sat, 2019-06-15

Paleontologists have unearthed fossils of a giant trilobite species that inhabited Australian waters approximately 500 million years ago (...

Fri, 2019-06-14

The discovery of juvenile specimens of the duck-billed dinosaur Prosaurolophus maximus greatly improves our understanding of the growth and life cycle of hadrosaurs, according to new research out of the University of Calgary’s ...

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