Paleontologists

Fri, 2019-08-23

A team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Texas Austin has used a new technique to analyze tiny amounts of gas trapped inside 215-million-year-old rocks from the Colorado Plateau and the Newark Basin. Their results show that...

Thu, 2019-08-29

She says her interest in the subject came about through reading encyclopedias. Paleontology is a branch of earth science which deals with the study of fossils and the evolution of organisms.

Wed, 2019-08-28

A new study led by Uppsala University researchers provides the first direct evidence of filter feeding in Jurassic pterosaurs and shows that they had a similar...

Wed, 2019-08-28

The extinct mammal relative, named Pseudotherium argentinus, lived during the Triassic Period, about 231 million years ago....

Tue, 2019-08-27

Paleontologists kicked off an expedition to try to discover which dinosaur had left mysterious footprints found in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Sat, 2019-08-24

Understanding and knowing the evolution of the planet, in addition to the living beings that have inhabited it for millions of years, is possible thanks to the discovery of fossils, those remains of organisms that have been preserved in rocks.

Sat, 2019-08-24

Just south of Blanding, researchers are excavating seven giant dinosaur vertebrae. They are part of a 70-foot-long Diplodocus skeleton that will be on display at the...

Thu, 2019-08-22

A 20-million-year-old monkey skull that fits in the palm of an adult’s hand may contain remnants of piecemeal brain evolution in ancient primates.

Thu, 2019-08-22

13,000-year-old bones found in Zapotiltic after heavy rain exposed part of a mammoth skull.

Fri, 2019-08-23

Paleontologists in Morocco have found fossil fragments from a new genus and species of stegosaur that walked the Earth about 168 million years ago (...

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