Paleontologists

Wed, 2018-11-21

Birds are the surviving descendants of predatory dinosaurs. However, since the likes of Tyrannosaurus and...

Thu, 2018-11-22

Named Macrocollum itaquii, it is a distant cousin of the sauropods – the later long-necked...

Wed, 2018-11-21

This sparrow-size didn't line up with any known species, so the track-maker has been given the new name Dromaeosauriformipes rarus.

Sat, 2018-11-17

A study  has now revealed that the daily activity of these insects modifies soil composition and therefore influences the results obtained in paleoclimatic studies. The researchers also found that the ants transport fossils.

Sat, 2018-11-17

Greg Retallack’s four-decade paleontology career has turned up fossilized plants and ancient soils from North America to Africa and Australia to Antarctica.

Fri, 2018-11-16

It is often misstated that the first dinosaur eggs were discovered in 1923 during an expedition by the American Museum of Natural History to the evocatively named Flaming Cliffs in the Gobi Desert of southern Mongolia.

Sat, 2018-11-17

Dinosaur tracks uncovered in South Korea have been identified as belonging to sparrow-sized dinosaur raptors, marking the smallest prints of their kind, according to latest Australian-linked research.

Thu, 2018-11-15

Islands have been vital laboratories for advancing evolutionary theory since the pioneering work of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace in the 19th century.

Wed, 2018-11-14

Usually, when a plant or animal becomes a part of the fossil record, it is a hard part of the organism that preserves. Dinosaur bones, petrified wood, fossil shells – these are all common fossils that represent the hardest parts of those animals and plants. Very...

Wed, 2018-11-14

The Science Museum's new paleontologist really digs crocodiles and "Jurassic Park."

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