Paleontologists

Fri, 2017-06-09

The abundance of allosaur fossils in the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry has puzzled palaeontologists for decades, but a new study may have found the cause.

Mon, 2017-05-22

Evolutionary biology is the study of the origin, development, and changes (evolution) in species over time. Other scientists that contribute to evolutionary biology are geologists and geneticists.

Sat, 2017-05-20
12 dinosaur hunters, from all around the world, who have made outsized contributions to our knowledge about these ancient beasts.
Sat, 2017-05-13
A newly unveiled 110 million-year-old fossil, described as “the best preserved armored dinosaur ever found,” is providing researchers with invaluable information about the recently discovered species.
Thu, 2017-01-19

Between 230 million and 66 million years ago, dinosaurs plodded across the supercontinent Pangea, and migrated from Europe to other parts of the world.

Sun, 2016-12-18

Paleontologists claim to have tracked the origins of humans and other vertebrates to a worm that swam in today’s Canada. The team concluded that the extinct Pikaia gracilens is the most primitive known member of the chordate family.

Wed, 2016-12-07

Paleontologists study fossils found in geological formations to determine the ages of plants, micro-organisms, animals and ancient civilizations. Dating of fossils is derived from the ages of rock layers above and below the fossils in a process called radiometric dating,...

Sun, 2016-12-04

In biology, a species (abbreviated sp., with the plural form species abbreviated spp.) is the basic unit of biological classification and a taxonomic rank. A species is often...

Wed, 2016-11-30

Ceratopians are also known as ceratopsians, and it means ‘horned eye’. They are very interesting dinosaurs and a lot different than the sauropods and theropods. To identify a ceratopian is not difficult because they had horns, bony frills and curved bony beaks. Ceratopians...

Wed, 2016-11-30

Was there any real proof that dinosaurs really did exist? To begin with, the fossils are the only source, clue and remains of the prehistoric animals and plants that lived millions of years ago.

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