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Thu, 2019-05-09

Statistical analysis of fossil data shows that it is unlikely that Australopithecus sediba, a nearly two-million-year-old, apelike fossil from South Africa, is the direct ancestor of Homo, t...

Wed, 2019-05-08

THE LAST OF the dinosaurs died off 65 million years ago, but they come roaring back to life in German photographer Christian Voigt's remarkable new series.

Tue, 2019-05-07

Extreme fluctuations in atmospheric oxygen levels corresponded with evolutionary surges and extinctions in animal biodiversity during the...

Wed, 2019-05-08

A new species of predatory tyrannosauroid dinosaur that lived about 92 million years ago (Cretaceous period) has been identified f...

Wed, 2019-05-08

Paleontologists from Saint Petersburg State University have unearthed the remains of giant herbivorous dinosaurs in Yakutia’s Suntar Region, and this discovery may change the current view on ancient pangolins, expert Pavel Skuchas told...

Tue, 2019-05-07

The original Jurassic Park movie, directed by Steven Spielberg, wasn’t just a great movie. It changed Hollywood forever. It pion...

Wed, 2019-05-08

Osborne found the Ediscetus osbornei whale was a type of whale that wasn't too large, yet the skull told a story about it's feeding behavior.

Tue, 2019-05-07

A new dinosaur fossil will be exhibited in the Museum for Natural Sciences in Brussels starting from Tuesday 7 May.

Sat, 2019-05-04

While the fossilized skeletons stick out in images from books or movies in our mind as the primary evidence that dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures walked the earth, they can’t tell us the whole story of how extinct organisms li...

Sat, 2019-05-04

An early winged dinosaur couldn’t fly, but it could run. Now, with assists from a robotic dino and young ostriches wearing artificial wings, a study suggests that the dinosaur’s running gait caused its wings to flap, in what may have b...

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