Paleontologists

Fri, 2021-05-07

Two detailed evaluations of the anatomy of inner ears and for some, scleral eye rings, from 124 extinct and 91 living species reveal new insights into the evolution of dinosaur sensory biology and behavior, including their ability to fly, hunt at night, and hear...

Thu, 2021-05-06

Sahonachelys mailakavava, a newly-identified species of pelomedusoid turtle from the Late...

Wed, 2021-05-05

The finding makes Meghalaya the fifth state in India after Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu to report ...

Tue, 2021-05-04

Bicellum brasieri, a freshwater protist that lived nearly one billion years ago, had two distinct cell types and could be the earliest multicellular animal ever recorded. Found in the Scottish Highlands, the microfossil reveals a new...

Thu, 2021-04-29

Yamatosaurus izanagii roamed our planet 71.8 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period.

Wed, 2021-04-28

An international team of scientists has recovered and analyzed partial mitochondrial genomes from 1,300-1,400-year-old specimens of Voay robustus, a recently extinct species of ‘horned’ crocodile that...

Tue, 2021-04-27

A new genus and species of lithostrotian titanosaur has been identified from a partial skeleton found in northern Chile.

Tue, 2021-04-27

Powered flight in animals—that uses flapping wings to generate thrus—is a very energetically demanding mode of locomotion that requires many anatomical and physiological adaptations. In fact, the capability to develop it has only appeared four times in the...

Tue, 2021-04-27

New research addresses longstanding mystery on the anatomy of the Tyrannosaurus rex jaw.

Tue, 2021-04-27

Sunny forests morphed into the dark, dense ones that are typical today.

 

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