Paleontologists

Tue, 2019-09-10

It was a normal day in the age of dinosaurs, until it suddenly and vehemently wasn’t. A giant asteroid traveling at about 15 miles per second slammed into Earth, producing an explosion...

Tue, 2019-09-10

A new fossil discovery in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia shows that some dinosaurs nested in colonies. 15 nests and 50 eggs, all similar in size and shape and unusually well-preserved, were found coated in the same distinct sediment layer, meaning they could be...

Tue, 2019-09-10

Researchers help confirm what has always been hypothesized by examining an impact crater off the Gulf of Mexico.

Sat, 2019-09-07

The newly-identified dinosaur, named Kamuysaurus japonicus, lived some 72 million years ago (Cretaceous period).

Fri, 2019-09-06

T. rex had two large holes — called the ...

Sun, 2019-09-08

The turtle shell was found during an extensive dig in the Jura Mountains, which gave the Jurassic Period its name, undertaken at the start of the 21st...

Fri, 2019-09-06

From around 250 to 66 million years ago various dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Today the only dinosaurs left are birds, which are coelurosauria theropods — funny enough the same sub-group Tyrannosauruses belong to. (Think about that the next time you're enjoying a...

Thu, 2019-09-05

Aquatic, worm-like animals capable of crawling through mud appeared at least 550 million years ago, according to new fossil evidence. The discovery is helping to resolve a longstanding question as to when segmented, mobile animals first appeared on the planet....

Thu, 2019-09-05

Pigment discovered in fossilised remains may explain how the ancient animals’ bodies worked.

Wed, 2019-09-04

A new study found that extreme changes in the atmosphere were responsible for almost 100 percent of life on Earth being killed more than 2 billion years ago.

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