Paleontologists

Wed, 2021-05-05

The finding makes Meghalaya the fifth state in India after Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu to report ...

Tue, 2021-05-04

Bicellum brasieri, a freshwater protist that lived nearly one billion years ago, had two distinct cell types and could be the earliest multicellular animal ever recorded. Found in the Scottish Highlands, the microfossil reveals a new...

Thu, 2021-04-29

Yamatosaurus izanagii roamed our planet 71.8 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period.

Wed, 2021-04-28

An international team of scientists has recovered and analyzed partial mitochondrial genomes from 1,300-1,400-year-old specimens of Voay robustus, a recently extinct species of ‘horned’ crocodile that...

Tue, 2021-04-27

A new genus and species of lithostrotian titanosaur has been identified from a partial skeleton found in northern Chile.

Tue, 2021-04-27

Powered flight in animals—that uses flapping wings to generate thrus—is a very energetically demanding mode of locomotion that requires many anatomical and physiological adaptations. In fact, the capability to develop it has only appeared four times in the...

Tue, 2021-04-27

New research addresses longstanding mystery on the anatomy of the Tyrannosaurus rex jaw.

Tue, 2021-04-27

Sunny forests morphed into the dark, dense ones that are typical today.

 

Sun, 2021-04-25

Here's an adorable, if wholly hypothetical, thought: two dinosaurs in love. Jim Henson's anthropomorphic sitcom "Dinosaurs" comes to mind. But what exactly would dinosaur mating look like — in the real world, not on TV? ...

Sat, 2021-04-24

An international team of paleontologists has examined a collection of 72.5-million-year-old tyrannosaur — probably Albertosaurus — footprints from...

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