Paleontologists

Wed, 2020-11-11

Paleontologists seek the secrets of dinosaur sexes. They're making progress figuring out how male and female dinosaurs differed.

Sat, 2020-11-07

Scientists probing a prehistoric crocodile group's shadowy past have discovered a timeless truth - pore over anyone's family tree long enough, and something surprising will emerge.

Sat, 2020-11-07

Long neck, small head and a live weight of several tons—with this description you could have tracked down the Plateosaurus in Central Europe about 220 million years...

Wed, 2020-11-11

Paranthropus robustus is a small-brained extinct hominin that lived between 2 million and 1.2 million years ago in what is now South Africa. Discovered in 1938, it was...

Fri, 2020-11-06

Paleontologists have uncovered a previously unknown species of cynodont that lived during the Triassic period in what is now Arizona, the United States....

Wed, 2020-11-04

In 2017, while browsing the fossil collections of Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History, University of Texas at Austin graduate student Simon Scarpetta came across a small lizard skull, just under an inch long.

Wed, 2020-11-04

The first complete brain of an dinosaur has been unveiled by scientists. Weighing less than a pea, it belonged to a meat eater that walked the Earth 233 million years ago. Amazingly, the ferocious beast’s perfectly preserved skeleton included the braincase –...

Tue, 2020-11-03

New research reports on discovery of 5-million-year-old honey badger-like animal from West Coast of South Africa.

Sat, 2020-10-31

New research by an international team of scientists shows how marine organisms were forced to 'reboot' to survive following the...

Sat, 2020-10-31

Scientists have studied the morphology and structure of Cretaceous-period dinosaur eggshells collected from the El Gallo Formation of Baja California, Mexico...

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