Exploring Prehistoric Life

Wed, 2020-05-20

Skeleton high on a London museum wall -- mostly ignored for a century -- spurs a study finding that the creatures swam in seas from England to Russia to the Arctic, Baylor University researcher says.

Fri, 2020-05-15

A team of paleontologists from Australia and the UK has found fullerene-like structures in Cretaceous-period crinoids, marine animals related to starfish, sea...

Thu, 2020-05-14

Fossil footprints discovered nearly 80 years ago in a sandstone quarry at Berowra have been identified as the traces of a four-legged animal swimming in a river nearly a quarter of a billion years ago.

Fri, 2020-05-08

An international team of paleontologists from the University of Plymouth, the University of Kansas and the Forge Fossils has found a specimen of the squid-like cephalopod Clarkeiteuthis montefiorei...

Thu, 2020-05-07

Priosphenodon specimens found in Argentina show the Late Cretaceous reptile evolved to have tooth enamel that could withstand wear and tear....

Fri, 2020-05-01

A new species of gondwanatherian mammal from the Cretaceous Period has been identified from a very well-preserved fossilized skeleton found on the island of...

Tue, 2020-04-28

A large number of ferocious predators, including predatory dinosaurs, pterosaurs and crocodile-like creatures, made Sahara the most dangerous place on Earth, according to an analysis of fossils from the...

Sat, 2020-04-25

By casting an eye into the daily lives of dinosaurs millions of years in the past, Western researchers may be helping humanity get a glimpse of its future.

Thu, 2020-04-16

Engineers often look to insects and birds when tackling new aerospace challenges such as drone stability. Until now, they have largely ignored another key group with potential solutions, claims researcher Liz Martin-Silverstone – dinosaurs.

Sun, 2020-04-05

Have you ever been caught on the spot? You know the act I want to say. I mean when someone visits you and your partner during a beautiful moment of physical activity … If you have, you know how traumatic it can be, so imagine the difficult situation of these two...