Paleontologists

Wed, 2018-09-12

One branch on the tree of life is a bit more crowded today. A team of scientists led by 20-year-old University of Toronto undergraduate student Joseph Moysiuk has finally determined what a bizarre group of extinct cone-shaped animals actually are....

Sat, 2018-09-15

With Rudy Lerosey-Aubril from New England University, he meticulously re-examined fossil material collected over 25 years ago from the mountains of Utah.

Sat, 2018-09-15

Velociraptors really did behave like wolves and hunt down their prey in packs, as depicted in the movie...

Sat, 2018-09-15

Using the fossil record to accurately estimate the timing and pace of past mass extinctions is no easy task, and a ...

Tue, 2018-09-11

A new species of dinosaur named Akainacephalus johnsoni has been discovered and announced in the Kaiparowits Formation...

Wed, 2018-09-12

Announcing the completion of time-consuming “cleaning” work, a research team in Hokkaido has unveiled what it claims is the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Japan.

Tue, 2018-09-11

A giant sloth, weighing 5 or 6 tons, and whose stature could exceed twice that of a human being, was part of prehistoric Costa Rica and inhabited our lands about 7 million years ago.

Sun, 2018-09-09

When I read Michael Crichton’s famous Jurassic Park in the 1990’s, I knew enough about the approach to sense that cloning could be used to bring back extinct animals.

Sat, 2018-09-08

In 2004, Woo-suk Hwang fooled the scientific community. Now he wanted to bring a species back to life.

Sat, 2018-09-08

Museum collections provide valuable datasets, and this one is no exception.

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