Paleontologists

Sat, 2020-01-25

An international team of researchers has found the microscopic fungal filaments and mycelium-like structures in 715-million-year-old (Neoproterozoic Era) dolomitic shale...

Fri, 2020-01-24

Humans began transporting and growing banana in Vanuatu 3000 years ago, a University of Otago scientist has discovered.

Fri, 2020-01-24

Palaeoloxodon is an extinct genus of straight-tusked elephants that lived throughout Europe and Asia during the...

Fri, 2020-01-24

Around 375 million years ago, some fish began an extraordinary transformation that would change the history of life on Earth: their fins evolved into something like limbs that enabled them to walk on land.

Tue, 2020-01-21

The exceptionally preserved fossils of the oldest species of scorpion ever found have been unearthed in Wisconsin, the United States.

Tue, 2020-01-21

The extinction of the dinosaur is maybe one of the most exciting topics in paleontology wherein scientists offer various possible explanations as to why these apex...

Sun, 2020-01-19

When it seems like we have had enough of dinosaurs, nature will always remind us that we have not yet fully mapped the phylogeny of all living beings in this world. A team of researchers from the University of New England, the ...

Sat, 2020-01-18

Paleontologists in China have identified a new species of microraptorine dromaeosaur closely related to the famous dinosaur ...

Thu, 2020-01-16

The one-of-a-kind specimen offers a window into what the earth was like 120 million years ago. The fossil preserves feathers and bones that provide new information about how dinosaurs grew and how they differed from birds.

Wed, 2020-01-15

Paleontologists from the University of Missouri have discovered the well-preserved digestive tracts in the fossils of microscopic animals called cloudinomorphs. The worm-like...

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