Paleontologists

Fri, 2018-10-12

The smallest Tylosaurus mosasaur fossil ever found has been revealed in a new study in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology...

Fri, 2018-10-12

Fossil of young long-necked dinosaur found—and nicknamed Andrew. The new fossil could reveal what life was like for juvenile giants.

Fri, 2018-10-12

A genetic repair system activated by light turns out to exist in everything from germs to animals – except for mammals and eyeless cavefish in Somalia.

Thu, 2018-10-11

By the time non-avian dinosaurs went extinct, plant-eating sauropods like the Brontosaurus had grown to gargantuan proportions. Weighing in as much as 100 tons, the...

Wed, 2018-10-10

Construction crew stumbles on fossilised nest identified as belonging to the Cretaceous period.

 

Wed, 2018-10-10

From about 245 to 66 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Although well-preserved skeletons give us a good idea of what they looked like, the way their limbs worked remains a bigger mystery.

Tue, 2018-10-09

School districts all over the country are going all out to get students interested in the sciences, and it turns out that Oklahoma has one of the best opportunities in the entire nation.

Tue, 2018-10-09

Scientists generally agree that dinosaurs died off as a result of a giant meteor hitting the Earth 66 million years ago, but a recent study now claims the end for the prehistoric creatures may have been no different than their oft-debated beginning....

Tue, 2018-10-09

The ancestors of today’s squamates were lost in time. Now paleontologists have identified the earliest known example: Meet...

Tue, 2018-10-09

The appearance of the ancestors of modern kangaroos associated with global climate change and the spread of grassland three million years ago.

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