Paleontologists

Thu, 2021-03-04

Scientists examined rock cores taken from the Chicxulub crater in Mexico, site of the asteroid impact that triggered dinosaur extinction, and found iridium, a telltale sign of asteroids....

Wed, 2021-03-03

Prehistoric heavyweights such as the Tyrannosaurus rex may have outcompeted their smaller rivals whilst in their teens, leaving medium-sized dinosaurs missing from the fossil...

Wed, 2021-03-03

An international team led by Budapest palaeontologist Gábor Botfalvai has rediscovered a unique dinosaur site in Romania’s Transylvanian region, the Hungarian Natural History Museum.

Wed, 2021-03-03

Neanderthals evolved the auditory capacities to support a vocal communication system as efficient as modern human speech, according to new research led by Universidad de Alcalá scientists.

Wed, 2021-03-03

The newly-discovered dinosaur roamed Earth approximately 92 million years ago, during the Turonian stage of the Late Cretaceous period.

Tue, 2021-03-02

Paleontologists in the United States have discovered and analyzed the fossilized remains from two species of Purgatorius, the oldest genus in a group of the earliest-known...

Tue, 2021-03-02

Ninjatitan zapatai lived approximately 140 million years ago (Early Cretaceous period) in what is now Patagonia, Argentina.

Mon, 2021-03-01

The global extinction event that meant curtains for the dinosaurs was unlikely to have been triggered by an Earth-impacting comet fragment, several planetary scientists now argue. 

Sat, 2021-02-27

A new study using leading edge technology has shed surprising light on the ancient habitat where some of the first dinosaurs roamed in the UK around 200 million years ago.

Sat, 2021-02-27

Paleontologists from the Universities of Bonn and Liverpool examined 14 skulls of Plateosaurus trossingensis.

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