Paleontologists

Sat, 2019-10-05

Karen Chin didn't plan on becoming an expert on dinosaur droppings. She studied the fossilized dinosaur poop, called coprolites, as a graduate student, but she figured she'd branch out afterwards to pursue any one of her many interests. Plus, she adds with a...

Sat, 2019-10-05

The 96 million-year-old fossilized bones discovered in Queensland, Australia, have been identified as a new genus and species of ornithocheirid pterosaur, Ferrodraco lentoni.

Fri, 2019-10-04

Researchers have found exceptionally preserved organic matter inside samples of rock from the 3.5-billion-year-old Dresser Formation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia....

Fri, 2019-10-04

Experts have found the first skeletal remains of a Phoebodus, an ancient shark in Morocco’s Anti-Atlas Mountains.

Mon, 2019-09-30

Dinosaur bones can be seen in several museums around the world where we can learn about the prehistoric creatures that used to roam the Earth. These...

Tue, 2019-10-01

A team of scientists have revealed that after the devastation caused by a mass extinction event on Earth 66 million years ago, the plankton at the base of the ocean ecosystem were disrupted for nearly two million years. It then took a further eight million years...

Thu, 2019-09-26

The mighty Tyrannosaurus rex was the ultimate food processor. It didn’t really mess around with tearing meat from bone in the way that smaller predators and...

Wed, 2019-09-25

Rauisuchians — predatory crocodile-like creatures that lived during the Triassic period, some 210 million years ago — preyed on early herbivorous dinosaurs and...

Fri, 2019-09-20

Have a child who loves dinosaurs? They may be interested in some work that’s going on right now at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Fri, 2019-09-20

A geological research team announced that they had discovered groups of 100-million-year-old fossils of dinosaur footprints in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

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