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Fri, 2018-12-28

A treasure trove of over a dozen fossils of animals, which lived 2 to 9 million years ago, has been found in southwestern Turkey, according to researchers.

Wed, 2018-12-26

An international team of paleontologists has identified and described a new genus and species of extinct flowering plant (angiosperm), based on over 200 specimens from the South Xiangshan Formation, China.

Mon, 2018-12-24

A generation of scientists, inspired by Steven Spielberg’s 1993 blockbuster, are spearheading a revival in palae...

Sat, 2018-12-22

Fossils have taught us an enormous amount about the history of life on Earth, but there are always new things to find. Here is a highly subjective selection of the best discoveries of the year.

Fri, 2018-12-21

The cataclysmic Chicxulub impact roughly 66 million years ago spawned a tsunami that produced wave heights of several meters in distant waters...

Fri, 2018-12-21

Argentine paleontologists unveiled the replica of a 65-million-year-old skeleton of a plesiosaur marine reptile found in a Patagonian lake in 2009.

Thu, 2018-12-20

Since the success of the Jurassic Park film series, it is widely known that insects from the Age of the Dinosaurs can be...

Thu, 2018-12-20

The late Cretaceous period, which ended 66 million years ago, was a rough-and-tumble time. Dinosaurs like...

Thu, 2018-12-20

A new study suggests that the winged reptile fell prey to a hungry predator lurking in the water.

Fri, 2018-12-21

A partial skeleton of a ceratosaurian theropod dinosaur unearthed over two decades ago in Italy has been recognized as belonging to a new genus and species.

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