Bony fishes are the most diverse of all extant vertebrate groups. A comprehensive phylogenetic analysis of the group now provides new insights into its 250-million-year evolutionary history.
Fossil pelvises suggest brooding might have evolved late in modern birds.
A 200 million year old sauropod has been diagnosed with osteomyelitis, a severe bone disease, according to a scientific paper published on Thursday.
Mongolia is working to recover dinosaur fossils which were illegally trafficked into South Korea and France, the Department for Economic Crime of the Mongolian General Police Department said Monday.
Fossilised faeces and holes in ancient jawbones show that dinosaurs, like modern animals, were plagued by parasites.
The ancient fossil, just discovered in China, could upend our understanding of how all vertebrates evolved over time.
Paleontologists have just discovered 66-million-year-old fossils that belong to six new species of pterosaurs, which are prehistoric flying reptiles.
A complete new examination taking a gander at varieties in Ichthyosaurus, a typical British Jurassic ichthyosaur (maritime reptile) otherwise called ‘Ocean Dragons’, has given...
A new study has re-discovered fossil collections from a 19th century hermit that validate 'phantom' fossil footprints collected in the 1950s showing dicynodonts coexisting with dinosaurs.
Some dinosaurs used heat of the sunlight or microbial decay to warm their eggs, while others brooded, a study by a team including a researcher from Nagoya University suggests.