Paleontologists

Thu, 2020-01-16

The one-of-a-kind specimen offers a window into what the earth was like 120 million years ago. The fossil preserves feathers and bones that provide new information about how dinosaurs grew and how they differed from birds.

Wed, 2020-01-15

Paleontologists from the University of Missouri have discovered the well-preserved digestive tracts in the fossils of microscopic animals called cloudinomorphs. The worm-like...

Tue, 2020-01-14

The fossilized fruiting bodies of a myxomycete from the extant genus Stemonitis preserved in Kachin amber date back some 100 million years (mid-...

Tue, 2020-01-14

Sauropods – the largest dinosaurs that have ever lived on Earth – were also prone to develop bone diseases such as cancer, according to new...

Tue, 2020-01-14

In November 1956, a Yale-owned Triceratops skull made a perilous transatlantic journey from the...

Sun, 2020-01-12

Today, the vast majority of scientists agree that humans are causing unprecedented changes to our planet. Yet whether that warrants delineating an entirely new epoch is something geologists continue to disagree on.

Mon, 2020-01-13

Growing up Tyrannosaurus rex: A new study from Oklahoma State University provides details about what life was like for the famous dinosaurs during their juvenile...

Sat, 2020-01-11

“It was just really lucky,” said Dr. Smith, who works at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and is part of the team that reported the find in Nature Communications.

Fri, 2020-01-10

A new study published by paleontologists Matthew M. Canoy Illies and Denver Fowler, examines the kinked tail of “Larry” the...

Thu, 2020-01-09

Smell was certainly an important part of dinosaur life. What do we know about it?

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