Paleontologists

Sat, 2019-10-19

A fossil site in Canada has yielded the best-preserved specimen of the dromaeosaurid dinosaur Saurornitholestes langstoni ever found.

Fri, 2019-10-18

Different groups of gigantic dinosaurs had different thermoregulatory strategies to help moderate brain temperatures in the face of high heat...

Fri, 2019-10-18

Fossils of ancient arthropods discovered in linear formation may indicate a collective behaviour either in response to environmental cues or as part of seasonal reproductive migration. The findings, which are published in Scientific Reports, suggest...

Wed, 2019-10-16

Named Lessiniabatis aenigmatica, the creature lived some 50 million years ago (Eocene epoch) in the waters of the western Tethys...

Mon, 2019-10-14

China’s leading paleontologist on why the country has emerged as a dinosaur hub and how the discipline can help us navigate the climate crisis.

Sat, 2019-10-12

The 76-million-year-old species, known as Saurornitholestes langstoni, was long thought to be so closely related to ...

Sat, 2019-10-12

Saber-toothed cats, short-faced bears, and other ferocious mammals were the top predators of the ice age across most of the world. But not in Australia. Here, reptiles ruled: land-living crocs, monstrous snakes, and enormous relatives of the Komodo dragon,...

Fri, 2019-10-11

Dubbed Siamraptor suwati by its discoverers, the newly-discovered dinosaur lived approximately 120 million years ago (...

Sat, 2019-10-05

Karen Chin didn't plan on becoming an expert on dinosaur droppings. She studied the fossilized dinosaur poop, called coprolites, as a graduate student, but she figured she'd branch out afterwards to pursue any one of her many interests. Plus, she adds with a...

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