Paleontologists

Wed, 2018-03-21

Mongolia is working to recover dinosaur fossils which were illegally trafficked into South Korea and France, the Department for Economic Crime of the Mongolian General Police Department said Monday.

Thu, 2018-03-22

Fossilised faeces and holes in ancient jawbones show that dinosaurs, like modern animals, were plagued by parasites.

Fri, 2013-09-27

The ancient fossil, just discovered in China, could upend our understanding of how all vertebrates evolved over time.

Fri, 2018-03-16

Paleontologists have just discovered 66-million-year-old fossils that belong to six new species of pterosaurs, which are prehistoric flying reptiles.

Fri, 2018-03-16

A complete new examination taking a gander at varieties in Ichthyosaurus, a typical British Jurassic ichthyosaur (maritime reptile) otherwise called ‘Ocean Dragons’, has given essential data...

Fri, 2018-03-16

A new study has re-discovered fossil collections from a 19th century hermit that validate 'phantom' fossil footprints collected in the 1950s showing dicynodonts coexisting with dinosaurs.

Sun, 2018-03-18

Some dinosaurs used heat of the sunlight or microbial decay to warm their eggs, while others brooded, a study by a team including a researcher from Nagoya University suggests.

Thu, 2018-03-15

Scientists have peered into the brain of a prehistoric creature that lived around 520 million years ago. Fifteen fossils of the ancient predator were recently discovered in Greenland, which had fortunately escaped the ravages of time and elements.

Mon, 2018-03-12

A clawed, flightless bird that went extinct in New Zealand in the late 13th century might be brought back to life, claim scientists at Harvard University.

Thu, 2018-03-08

An international research team led by Swedish Museum of Natural History scientists has found that stromatolites (solid, laminar structures of biological origin) from the 1.6-billion-year-old Chitrakoot Formation in India contain abundant fossilized oxygen bubbles...

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