Paleontologists

Sun, 2018-10-14

Popularized in the hit movie "Jurassic World," the mosasaur has come back to life after an 85 million-year-old fossil of a newborn creature was discovered in Kansas.

Sat, 2018-10-13

A research team has found new evidence that fish rapidly evolved in two phases following the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction...

Sat, 2018-10-13

Imagine a crew of hungry toddlers and kindergartners with unrestricted access to the kitchen. Would they gorge themselves on candy, chips and ice cream?

Sat, 2018-10-13

An international team of paleontologists announced in Beijing their discovery of a fossilized snail in a piece of amber dating back around 100 million years.

Sat, 2018-10-13

Researchers have examined the youngest-ever specimen of tylosaur ever found. Like orcas, mosasaurs might have used their bony noses to strike prey.

Thu, 2018-10-11

An international team of paleontologists has found the world’s oldest flying squirrel fossil — an 11.63-million-year-old specimen of an extinct species called Miopetaurista neogrivensis —...

Wed, 2018-10-10

The Dynamoterror, a relative of Tyrannosaurus rex, lived millions of years before other known species of tyrannosaur.

Fri, 2018-10-12

The smallest Tylosaurus mosasaur fossil ever found has been revealed in a new study in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology...

Fri, 2018-10-12

Fossil of young long-necked dinosaur found—and nicknamed Andrew. The new fossil could reveal what life was like for juvenile giants.

Fri, 2018-10-12

A genetic repair system activated by light turns out to exist in everything from germs to animals – except for mammals and eyeless cavefish in Somalia.

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