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Wed, 2018-06-27

The government minivan pulled up to the entrance of George Washington University, where hospital staff were waiting with two stretchers headed for a 9 a.m. appointment in radiology.

Wed, 2018-06-27

A fossil found on an island here two years ago was identified as from “one of the last dinosaurs” before their extinction 66 million years ago.

Wed, 2018-06-27

It seems that we as a country are obsessed with dinosaurs. And we are definitely obsessed with seeing them on the big screen, as is evident by the huge blockbuster success of "Jurassic" movies. This year also marks the 25th anniversary...

Tue, 2018-06-26

Everything we thought we knew about dinosaur tongues is wrong.

Tue, 2018-06-26

Since the earliest days of paleontology, scammers and crooks have worked up fake fossils and phony finds to make a quick buck. And some of the most storied names in science have fallen for them.

Tue, 2018-06-26

Every Jurassic Park film usually involves the same few things. Man creates dinosaurs. Some military-esque dude comes al...

Tue, 2018-06-26

A cranium of a four-million-year-old fossil, that, in 1995 was described as the oldest evidence of human evolution in South Africa, has shown similarities to that of our own, when scanned through high resolution imaging systems....

Fri, 2018-06-29

An international team of paleontologists has identified two new species of ancient mammals that lived about 13 million years ago (middle Miocene epoch) i...

Mon, 2018-06-25

2015’s Jurassic World returned the dinosaur franchise to great heights. After a few disappointing sequels, this was the right movie for the right time, something that moved the story forward all while honoring the past....

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