Paleontologists

Tue, 2019-12-24

Paleontologists have unearthed the 100-million-year-old (Cretaceous period) fossilized bones of perinatal non-iguanodontian ornithopods in the ...

Sat, 2019-12-21

An international team of researchers has pinpointed the first comprehensive age for the last known occurrence of the early hominin species Homo erectus.

Sat, 2019-12-21

Millions of years before the arrival of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex, another fearsome dinosaur — the ...

Fri, 2019-12-20

There have been countless amazing discoveries across the past decade in the field of paleontology. To try to narrow those down to a “best of” list is an asinine endeavor, one that I’ve undertaken out of some sort of masochistic delusion.

Fri, 2019-12-20

The terrestrial fossil record of the current geological epoch, the Anthropocene, will be unique in Earth history and will be dominated by humans, cows, pigs, sheep, goats, dogs,...

Fri, 2019-12-20

Paleontologists have unearthed the extensive root system of 386-million-year-old (Devonian period) primitive trees in a sandstone...

Wed, 2019-12-18

Paleontologists in Alabama have announced the discovery of a new genus and species of fossil sea turtle that may fill an important gap in the evolution of sea turtles.

Wed, 2019-12-18

Paleontologists have discovered an ancient tetrapod (land vertebrate) trackway in North Yorkshire, England, dating back to the Carboniferous period. Made about 340 million...

Tue, 2019-12-17

New evidence of preserved brain tissue from the Cambrian period counters arguments that nervous tissue cannot be fossilized...

Tue, 2019-12-17

Paleontologists have found tiny nymphs of a previously unknown ancient insect species trapped in two pieces of 99-million-year-old (mid-Cretaceous period)...

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