Paleontologists

Thu, 2021-02-25

Angie Tilker, a Page local wilderness guide, made a huge discovery two years ago this month while on the “Moon.”

Thu, 2021-02-25

SFU-led research team uncovers how fossil dragonfly relatives have been misclassified due to their striking similarity.

Tue, 2021-03-09

A new genus and species of troodontid dinosaur that lived 66 million years ago at the very end of the Cretaceous period has been identified from an isolated...

Tue, 2021-02-23

New research unveiled the earliest evidence of octopus predation in the fossil record. The evidence consists of tiny holes drilled in the clams they preyed upon during the...

Tue, 2021-02-23

Paleontologists in Morocco have unearthed a crushed ossified lung of an enormous marine coelacanth that lived during the Late Cretaceous period, about 66...

Tue, 2021-02-23

In secret patches of the south-central Sahara, blankets of sand hide 20 tonnes of dinosaur bones.

Sat, 2021-02-20

A team of geobiologists from Germany has found biologically-relevant primordial organic molecules and gases in fluid inclusions trapped in 3.5-billion-year-old barites from the Dresser mine, Marble Bar, Australia.

Wed, 2021-02-17

At the end of the Cretaceous period, about 66 million years ago, a 10-km impactor crashed into Earth near the site of the small town of Chicxulub in what is...

Tue, 2021-02-16

In the age of the dinosaurs, you could have walked from one pole to another. At that time, the continents were all joined together, forming the supercontinent Pangea. 

Wed, 2021-02-10

Paleontology has helped unearth some of the mysteries of the past. We know now how species sounded eons ago, how dinosaurs cared for their young, and many more. But one question that remains unsolved is, what color ancients beasts were? For years paleontologists...

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