Paleontologists

Tue, 2020-01-07

Small but fearsome dinosaurs once thought to be pygmy kin of Tyrannosaurus rex instead may have been mere...

Wed, 2020-01-08

New evidence gleaned from Antarctic seashells confirms that Earth was already unstable before the asteroid impact that...

Tue, 2020-01-07

1877 was a banner year for American dinosaurs: three major finds in the West turned the region into a “paleontologist’s El Dorado.”

Fri, 2020-01-03

When Steven Spielberg made the Hollywood blockbuster, paleontologists didn't know much about the T. rex — only seven or eight skeletons existed in the fossil record. Since then, however, a dozen ...

Fri, 2020-01-03

In the early 2000s, the fossilized skeletons of two small tyrannosaurs were collected from the famous Hell Creek Formation of Carter County, Montana. Nicknamed Jane and Petey, the individuals would have been slightly taller than a draft horse and twice as long....

Sat, 2019-12-28

Discovered in 1866 in a New Jersey marl pit, Dryptosaurus was the first partially-complete skeleton of a...

Fri, 2019-12-27

Fossils of just about everything have been unearthed, from ancient feathers to ...

Thu, 2019-12-26

Australia’s oldest angiosperms (flowering plants) are approximately 126 million years old, and they resembled modern magnolias, buttercups and laurels, according to ...

Thu, 2019-12-26

An international research team led by a Chinese scientis, announced the discovery of a trove of dinosaur tracks in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, and the finding could lead to further discoveries of dinosaur habits and environmental changes, scientists...

Wed, 2019-12-25

A Carboniferous-period fossil found in Nova Scotia, Canada, shows an ancient creature called a varanopid...

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