Paleontologists

Sat, 2018-02-17

“It was only in about 1998 that the first dinosaurs with feathers, apart from Archaeopteryx, were discovered in China. Since then we’ve had about 20 different dinosaurs with feathers, which almost show a perfect gradation from dinosaurs, which are only just a...

Fri, 2018-03-09

A new study shows how a group of ancient reptiles called captorhinids could detach their tails to avoid predation.

Thu, 2018-02-22

Around 90 million years ago, eastern and western North America were isolated from each other by a salty sea, creating two landmasses: Appalachia and...

Wed, 2018-02-21

Everything we know about dinosaurs is connected to fossil records and, if the last decade is anything to go by, all of that could...

Fri, 2018-02-23

Paleontologists from Lisbon’s Universidade Nova have found the first placodont fossils in Portugal, they have announced.

Tue, 2018-02-13

China's dinosaur county, Jiayin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has restored a total of 813 dinosaur fossils since 1902.

Tue, 2018-02-13

The collapse of rainforests during the Carboniferous period 300 million years ago triggered great changes in the evolutionary paths of plants and animals....

Sun, 2018-02-11

Angiosperms (flowering plants) are neither as old as suggested by previous molecular studies, nor as young as a literal interpretation of their fossil record, according to new research.

Sat, 2018-02-10

The asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago appears to have caused huge amounts of magma to spew out of the bottom of the ocean, a new study of seafloor data finds....

Sat, 2018-02-10

“As in any ecosystem, if we went to the jungle we’ll find a lion and a giraffe. So we found the giraffe, where’s the lion?” said Hesham Sallam, the leader of the excavation team.

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