Paleontologists

Thu, 2019-07-25

For palaeontologists in the field, few techniques have changed much since the early days of dinosaur hunting.

Wed, 2019-07-24

Fossil clams found in southwestern Florida contain ancient microtektites, tiny (about 200 μm in diameter) glass beads that form when the explosive impact of an extraterrestrial object sends molten...

Sun, 2019-07-21

Paleontologists unearthed an 165-million-year-old Jurassic fossil that sheds light on how modern mammals learned to swallow. The ancient fossil is the earliest example of how modern...

Sat, 2019-07-20

An 80-million-year-old dinosaur nesting site in the Gobi Desert of southeastern Mongolia has revealed that mothers worked in groups to protect their eggs just like some birds do today.

Fri, 2019-07-19

The 165-million-year-old fossil of Microdocodon gracilis, a tiny, shrew-like animal, shows the earliest example of modern hyoid bones in mammal evolution.

Tue, 2019-07-16

A collaborative research project carried out under the auspices of the GeoBio-Center at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich has developed an integrative approach to the classification of fossil cichlids, and identified the oldest known member of the...

Mon, 2019-07-15

The New Dinosaur Species is the 10th found in Thailand's Phu Wiang National Park in Khon Kaen, set to be nominated as a World Geo-park by UNESCO.

Sun, 2019-07-14

A fossil jaw bone misidentified for 50 years turns out to belong to a bone-crushing mammal and is the first to be found in the Northwest, scientists said.

Sat, 2019-07-13

Scientists in Switzerland have discovered a new species of dinosaur after unearthing a well-preserved skeleton from the late triassic period.

Fri, 2019-07-12

Paleontologists from China and other countries have discovered the fossil of a new species of tiny bird in Northern Myanmar that has one unusually long talon, providing valuable information on the evolution and behavior of ancient...

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