Paleontologists

Fri, 2019-12-20

Paleontologists have unearthed the extensive root system of 386-million-year-old (Devonian period) primitive trees in a sandstone...

Wed, 2019-12-18

Paleontologists in Alabama have announced the discovery of a new genus and species of fossil sea turtle that may fill an important gap in the evolution of sea turtles.

Wed, 2019-12-18

Paleontologists have discovered an ancient tetrapod (land vertebrate) trackway in North Yorkshire, England, dating back to the Carboniferous period. Made about 340 million...

Tue, 2019-12-17

New evidence of preserved brain tissue from the Cambrian period counters arguments that nervous tissue cannot be fossilized...

Tue, 2019-12-17

Paleontologists have found tiny nymphs of a previously unknown ancient insect species trapped in two pieces of 99-million-year-old (mid-Cretaceous period)...

Tue, 2019-09-10

The Age of the Dinosaurs came to an abrupt, chaotic, and terrible end. 

Fri, 2019-12-13

Dinosaur footprints found in several European countries, very similar to others in Morocco, suggest that they could have been dispersed between the two continents by land masses separated by a shallow sea more than 145 million years ago.

Fri, 2019-12-13

In 2012, his volunteer efforts with the Royal Saskatchewan Museum led him to trek through the Alberta Badlands alongside famed paleontologists Phil Currie and Phil Bell, the latter who had recently found a well-preserved...

Fri, 2019-12-13

Nullotitan (meaning "Nullo's giant", in honor of paleontologist Francisco Nullo) is a genus of lithostrotian titanosaur from the Chorrillo Formation from Santa Cruz Province in Argentina. The...

Thu, 2019-12-12

In 2007, paleontologists discovered a fossilized creature in the Egyptian desert they called Aegicetus gehennae, dating back to roughly 35 million years ago. The creature was aquatic and able to swim by undulating its mid-body and tail...

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