Exploring Prehistoric Life

Fri, 2018-06-01

Paleontologists have unearthed the world’s oldest squamate fossil — 240-million-year-old specimen of a species called Megachirella wachtleri — from a site in the Dolomite Mountains, Italy.

Wed, 2018-05-30

An international research team led by scientists at University College Cork, Linyi University, and China’s Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology has found and analyzed dandruff fragments preserved amongst the plumage of C...

Wed, 2018-05-30

The Jurassic Park series taught us – five times and counting – that resurrecting the prehistoric master species is somewhat ill-...

Wed, 2018-05-30

A research team with a Chicago connection has uncovered new evidence about the devastating impact of the dinosaur-...

Wed, 2018-05-30

A recent discovery of a 130-million-year-old fossilized skull in eastern Utah is shaking up what researchers know about evolutionary history.

Tue, 2018-05-29

It was cool to see Jurassic Park’s biggest monster taken out by a larger dino in the third installment. But ...

Wed, 2018-05-30

THEY dominated the planet for around 150 million years but not before supervolcanoes scarred the planet leaving a Game of Thrones-style battle.

Mon, 2018-05-28

With more than 5.6 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or checking to see if Netflix has any plans to bring Dinosaurs back from extinction.

Sat, 2018-05-26

Long-extinct relatives of today's dogs and wolves may have used their powerful jaws to crush bones, and the proof is in the animals' fossilized poop.

Sat, 2018-05-26

Researchers have figured out how the genome of a dinosaur might have looked by studying turtles and birds.

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