Paleontologists

Wed, 2019-12-25

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

Tue, 2019-12-24

A new genus and species of lungfish that lived approximately 365 million years ago (Famennian stage of the Late Devonian period)...

Sat, 2019-12-21

The locals sold the fossil to scientists at the Dalian Natural History Museum in Liaoning, China, who published a description (pdf) of the fossil species in Acta Geologica...

Sun, 2019-12-22

Millions of years before the arrival of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex, another fearsome dinosaur -- the ...

Tue, 2019-12-24

New 96-million-year old turtles from Texas connect North America with Asia and the Southern Hemisphere, suggesting vast intercontinental migrations during this time.

Tue, 2019-12-24

Paleontologists have unearthed the 100-million-year-old (Cretaceous period) fossilized bones of perinatal non-iguanodontian ornithopods in the ...

Sat, 2019-12-21

An international team of researchers has pinpointed the first comprehensive age for the last known occurrence of the early hominin species Homo erectus.

Sat, 2019-12-21

Millions of years before the arrival of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex, another fearsome dinosaur — the ...

Fri, 2019-12-20

There have been countless amazing discoveries across the past decade in the field of paleontology. To try to narrow those down to a “best of” list is an asinine endeavor, one that I’ve undertaken out of some sort of masochistic delusion.

Fri, 2019-12-20

The terrestrial fossil record of the current geological epoch, the Anthropocene, will be unique in Earth history and will be dominated by humans, cows, pigs, sheep, goats, dogs,...

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