Q & A

Sat, 2020-12-12

Mass extinctions of land-dwelling animals—including amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds—follow a cycle of about 27 million years, coinciding with previously reported mass extinctions of ocean life, according to a new analysis published in the journal ...

Fri, 2020-12-11

So we may never actually extract the blood of a mosquito that bit a dinosaur 100 million years ago and use it to resurrect dinosaurs that take over an entire theme park, but we haven’t even been able to get a complete DNA profile from an insect ...

Mon, 2020-12-07

But seriously, what actually killed the dinosaurs? When did they exist in the first place? And how do scientists really know what they look like?

Fri, 2020-11-27

What an interesting question! Well, technically dinosaurs are still here in the form of birds. Just like you’re a direct descendant of your grandparents, birds are the only...

Fri, 2020-11-20

A team of paleontologists described two amber pieces found in sites in Teruel (Spain) with remains from vertebrates corresponding to the Early Cretaceous....

Fri, 2020-11-20

Paleontology combines geology and biology in the study of dinosaurs and other ancient life forms.

Thu, 2020-11-19

Sauropods were the largest animals to ever walk the Earth.

Mon, 2020-11-16

If the doomsday asteroid that hit the earth was 30 seconds late, we wouldn't have Jurassic Park movies. Here's what else would happen. Scroll down to know more.

Wed, 2020-11-11

Paleontologists seek the secrets of dinosaur sexes. They're making progress figuring out how male and female dinosaurs differed.

Wed, 2020-10-21

Jurassic Park makes a big deal out of how it brought dinosaurs back to life after millions of years of extinction. However, while that bit of fantasy science is obviously incredible, it's only the first step in maintaining a dinosaur...