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Sat, 2021-10-30

Many people hate insects, but the iridescent colors and elegant flying style of dragonflies and damselflies have made them firm favorites worldwide. They have been around in some form for hundreds of millions of years, but the evolutio...

Fri, 2021-10-29

Pterosaurs reached only modest sizes in the Triassic and Jurassic periods. By contrast, the Cretaceous period saw a trend toward...

Thu, 2021-10-28

Laura Dern cannot wait for audiences to see the Jurassic Park trio reunite in Jurassic World: Dominion.

Mon, 2021-10-25

Stern releases a brand new pinball machine that allows players to explore Isla Nublar and confront the iconic dinosaurs from 1993's Jurassic Park.

Mon, 2021-10-25

Fossils trapped in amber provide a unique snapshot of the anatomy, biology, and ecology of extinct organisms. The most common fossils found in amber, which is formed from resin exuded from tree bark, are land-dwelling animals, mainly i...

Mon, 2021-10-25

We've put together a list of the best books on dinosaurs we think you should read.

Sat, 2021-10-23

Paleontologists have analyzed an exceptional fossil assemblage from the Laguna Colorada Formation in Patagonia, Argentina, that includes 193-million-year-old (Early...

Sat, 2021-10-23

Two new species — the small skink Sciroseps pawhuskai and the pycnodontiform fish Anomoeodus caddoi — that lived during the Early...

Sat, 2021-10-23

Ipswich, about 40 kilometers west of Brisbane, seems an unlikely place to find dinosaur fossils. Yet the area has produced the oldest evidence of dinosaurs in Australia.

Tue, 2021-10-12

A new genus and species of mixopterid eurypterid (sea scorpion) has been identified from several fossil specimens found in the Xiushan Formation, China.