Paleontologists

Tue, 2020-12-15

Pterosaurs were highly successful reptiles that lived between 210 and 65 million years ago. They were the first vertebrates to evolve powered flight, but...

Tue, 2020-12-15

Scientists have digitally rebuilt the brain of a dinosaur, revealing "surprising" insights into its diet and behavior.

Sat, 2020-12-12

Mass extinctions of land-dwelling animals—including amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds—follow a cycle of about 27 million years, coinciding with previously reported mass extinctions of ocean life, according to a new analysis published in the journal ...

Fri, 2020-12-11

A new genus and species of ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur that swam in the Late Jurassic seas has been identified from an exceptionally well-preserved specimen...

Fri, 2020-12-11

So we may never actually extract the blood of a mosquito that bit a dinosaur 100 million years ago and use it to resurrect dinosaurs that take over an entire theme park, but we haven’t even been able to get a complete DNA profile from an insect ...

Tue, 2020-12-08

A new genus and species of probainognathian cynodont that roamed our planet during the Triassic period has been identified from two fossilized...

Sun, 2020-12-06

Scientists are racing to find the truth behind the fossils of the famous 'duelling dinosaurs'.

Sat, 2020-12-05

A team of paleontologists from Australia and the United Kingdom has found that ancient deep-sea creatures called radiodonts developed sophisticated eyes over 500 million years ago (...

Thu, 2020-12-03

Unlike the ‘dime a dozen’ T. Rex, there are only a handful of near-complete...

Tue, 2020-12-01

When Victorian paleontologist Mary Anning walked along the limestone cliffs of southwest England 200 years ago, she...

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