Paleontologists at the University of Toronto (U of T) and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto have entirely revisited a tiny yet exceptionally fierce ancient sea creature called Habelia optata that has confounded scientists since it was first...
It took more than 10 years of painstaking work, grinding an Australian rock containing fossils smaller than the eye could see, to confirm the earliest direct evidence of life on Earth, scientists said Monday.
There have been suggestions that the corpse could be a distorted animal foetus from within the goat family, however, the mystery is still unsolved.
The latest addition to the family tree of masupial lions is considerably more ancient than other members, going extinct roughly 19 million years ago.
Plesiosaurs were especially effective swimmers. These long extinct “paddle saurians” propelled themselves through the oceans by employing “underwater flight”—similar to sea turtles and penguins...
Natural history museums across the country are full of spectacular dinosaur fossils. But they’re usually set behind velvet ropes and glass walls, to keep small children (and their sticky fingers) at bay.
There’s a pretty clear dividing line in the scientific community between those who belief that Jurassic Park is a...
Paleontologists have never seen feathers like these before.
Cub from extinct specie was found ‘perfectly preserved’ in freezing conditions in Siberia.