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Thu, 2018-04-12

A handful of tiny teeth have led scientists to identify the most distant ancestor of today's kangaroos. The fossils were found in the desert heart of Australia, and then hidden away, and almost forgotten in a museum collection for over...

Fri, 2016-04-15

To figure out how this evolution occurred, researchers in Chile have manipulated the genes of regular chickens so they develop tubular, dinosaur-like fibulas on their lower legs - one of the two long, spine-like bones you’ll find in a...

Wed, 2018-04-11

Scientific illustrator Gabriel Ugueto turns to paleontology studies and fossil finds—poring over the science to accurately reimagine creatures that no longer exist today. And what he renders might surprise you...

Sat, 2018-04-14

Struggling with identity makes being a teenager tough — even for a 66-million-y...

Thu, 2018-04-12

According to a study released this week in the journal PLoS ONE, an isolated bone from the lower jaw of a prehistoric marine reptile found in Somerset, UK, belo...

Tue, 2018-04-10

Scientists from the University of Bristol have re-examined the fossilised remains of a Triassic reptile, currently housed in two se...

Mon, 2018-04-09

For dinosaur buffs wanting to see the latest finds, the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum here is holding a special exhibition showcasing fossils newly discovered in fiscal 2017.

Sat, 2018-04-07

The dinosaurs that reigned between 66 and 247 million years ago were massive — some even heavier the space shuttle Endeavour.

Fri, 2018-04-06

For all its intensity and impressive showing, the film Jurassic Park only had six total minutes of CGI runtime.

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