Sat, 2019-07-13

Paleontologists in China have uncovered a nearly complete, fully articulated skeleton of Microraptor zhaoianus...

Thu, 2019-07-11

Scientists have long known that birds and dinosaurs are related, but as with many families, it’s complicated.

Wed, 2019-07-10

Salmon have permeated First Nations mythology and have been prized as an important food source for thousands of years. 

Wed, 2019-07-10

Mackerel (lamniform) sharks include some of the most iconic shark species, like the...

Tue, 2019-07-09

Researchers have captured the mysterious bluntnose sixgill shark on film, a creature that has been on Earth since before the dinosaurs.

Tue, 2019-07-09

The Sahara might seem like one of Earth’s most lifeless regions today, but its fossils show it was once a vast seaway filled with giant fish and some of the largest sea snakes the planet has ever seen.

Sun, 2019-07-07

Angola's Namibe Province is among world's best places to carry out studies of fossils of mosasaurs, dinosaurs and other extinct animals, Portuguese paleontologist Octavio Mateus told the press.

Fri, 2019-07-05

As you probably remember from Jurassic Park, Velociraptors (and similar dinosaurs) were known for...

Thu, 2019-07-04

You'd think if something's been dead for 65 million years (if not much, much longer), that we'd have found and catalogued its moldering bones by now. But surprisingly enough, that's not the case – new species are identified from fossils on the regular! ...

Thu, 2019-07-04

“We’ve named more new dinosaurs in the last 20 years than in the previous 150,” says one researcher.