Paleontologists

Wed, 2019-08-21

Remains of a stegosaur, a dinosaur made famous through the Jurassic Park films, were studied by a team from the Natural...

Wed, 2019-08-21

When people think of a paleontologist, they usually picture a grizzled paleontologist gently sweeping dust away from a perfectly articulated dinosaur skeleton. In this scenario, the...

Mon, 2019-08-19

An exquisite fossil specimen of an Eusthenopteron Fordi from the upper Devonian (Frasnian),...

Sun, 2019-08-18

More than 30 million years ago, scientists believe that 20 to 30 feet of salt water covered Aiken and much of the surrounding area.

Fri, 2019-08-16

Fossilized flies that lived 54 million years ago have revealed a surprising twist to the tale of how insects’ eyes evolved. These craneflies, unveiled in Nature today, show that insect eyes trap light the same way as human eyes, using the pigment melanin – yet...

Sat, 2019-08-17

The team of palaeontologists, led by Dr Peter Vrsansky of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and made up of experts from Slovakia, China, Germany and Singapore, found evidence of the virus in now-extinct predatory cockroaches preserved in...

Fri, 2019-08-16

Psittacosaurus was a genus of extinct dinosaur living in Asia between 126 and 101 million years ago. Over the decades, hundreds of specimens have been...

Fri, 2019-08-16

The fossilized bones of a large-sized penguin species that lived during the Paleocene Epoch (between 66 and 56 million years ago) have been discovered in New...

Thu, 2019-08-15

The Clevosaurus hadropondon is a newly discovered reptile species from the Triassic Period that was found in the Brazilian state of...

Wed, 2019-08-14

An international team of subsurface explorers from the University of Adelaide in Australia and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland have uncovered a previously undescribed 'Jurassic World' of around 100 ancient volcanoes buried deep within the Cooper-Eromanga...

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