Paleontologists

Thu, 2018-10-25

Many dinosaurs were swift and active animals, which is puzzling given that Earth’s atmosphere contained less oxygen than it does today when dinosaurs ruled. They may have thrived in the challenging conditions due to their efficient bird-like lungs, according to a...

Tue, 2018-10-23

“The need to understand strange events like the Carnian Pluvial Episode has taken on new urgency."

Tue, 2018-10-23

The scientific process of carbon dating has been used to determine the age of Ötzi the Iceman, seeds found in King Tutankhamun’s tomb, and...

Tue, 2018-10-23

What we know (and what we don’t) about the Jehol Biota.

Mon, 2018-10-22

Unlike countries like the US or even China, India doesn’t have a national repository to store fossil finds. Only this year, there has been some talk of a natural history museum in Delhi – but the damage of this lethargy is evident all over the country....

Sun, 2018-10-21

Ancient organs rarely fossilize, so paleontologists were stunned to find the incredibly well-preserved remains of a lung that belonged to bird from the dinosaur age.

Sun, 2018-10-21

Scientists have discovered Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) arms may have actually been useful, instead of the short stumpy implements they are currently believed to be....

Fri, 2018-10-19

Oldest fossils ever are probably just rocks: Study.

Sat, 2018-10-20

A remarkable new species of predatory fish that lived about 152 million years ago (Jurassic period) has been identified from a fossil found in Germany....

Fri, 2018-10-19

As heavily armored as Triceratops and its cousins often were, they were far from invulnerable. That’s apparent in a new fossil scientists have...

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