Paleontologists

Sat, 2019-08-24

Understanding and knowing the evolution of the planet, in addition to the living beings that have inhabited it for millions of years, is possible thanks to the discovery of fossils, those remains of organisms that have been preserved in rocks.

Sat, 2019-08-24

Just south of Blanding, researchers are excavating seven giant dinosaur vertebrae. They are part of a 70-foot-long Diplodocus skeleton that will be on display at the...

Thu, 2019-08-22

A 20-million-year-old monkey skull that fits in the palm of an adult’s hand may contain remnants of piecemeal brain evolution in ancient primates.

Thu, 2019-08-22

13,000-year-old bones found in Zapotiltic after heavy rain exposed part of a mammoth skull.

Fri, 2019-08-23

Paleontologists in Morocco have found fossil fragments from a new genus and species of stegosaur that walked the Earth about 168 million years ago (...

Wed, 2019-08-21

Remains of a stegosaur, a dinosaur made famous through the Jurassic Park films, were studied by a team from the Natural...

Wed, 2019-08-21

When people think of a paleontologist, they usually picture a grizzled paleontologist gently sweeping dust away from a perfectly articulated dinosaur skeleton. In this scenario, the...

Mon, 2019-08-19

An exquisite fossil specimen of an Eusthenopteron Fordi from the upper Devonian (Frasnian),...

Sun, 2019-08-18

More than 30 million years ago, scientists believe that 20 to 30 feet of salt water covered Aiken and much of the surrounding area.

Fri, 2019-08-16

Fossilized flies that lived 54 million years ago have revealed a surprising twist to the tale of how insects’ eyes evolved. These craneflies, unveiled in Nature today, show that insect eyes trap light the same way as human eyes, using the pigment melanin – yet...

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