Dinosaurs

Teenage dinosaur fossil discovery reveals what puberty was like for a tyrannosaur

You may regret photographs of your awkward teenage years—but at least they won't be fossilized for people to dig up 76 million years from now. …

Prehistoric Fossils Dating Back 9.7m Years Could Rewrite History Of Where Humans Came From

'We shall have to start rewriting the history of mankind after today.'<p>A set of fossilised teeth dating back a staggering 9.7 million years could …

Anthropology

What Are Fossils?

Fossils are precious gifts from the geologic past: signs and remains of ancient living things preserved in the Earth's crust. The word has a Latin …

Fossils

Dundee animator uses ancient fossil to reveal links between dinosaurs and birds

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A Dundee animation lecturer’s work showing the links between dinosaurs and modern day birds has become an online …

New tyrannosaur fossil is most complete found in southwestern US

A remarkable new fossilized skeleton of a tyrannosaur discovered in the Bureau of Land Management's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument …

Ecology

We Now Have Evidence That Birds Preened Their Plumage 48 Million Years Ago

Did feathered dinosaurs do the same?<p>Most birds have a small gland on the top of their tails, hidden under their feathers. The uropygial gland, it’s …

Culture

From Discovery to Display: The Journey of the Castle River Hadrosaur

The Royal Tyrrell Museum collects thousands of fossils each year through fieldwork and reported finds by members of the public. But what exactly …

The mass extinction that might never have happened

Should the “big five” really be the “big four”? For decades, we have recognised five devastating mass extinctions that punctuate the last …

Extinction

54-Million-Year-Old Baby Sea Turtle Had Built-In Sunscreen

An extraordinarily well-preserved fossil of a baby sea turtle that lived 54 million years ago contains traces of dark pigments that would have acted …

Science

PIE International announces an unprecedented dinosaur art book, The Art of the Dinosaur by the most talented paleoartists in the world

TOKYO, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PIE International Inc., an art book publisher based in Tokyo, announces an unprecedented dinosaur art book, <b>The Art of the Dinosaur: Illustrations by the Top Paleoartists in the World,</b> a collection of stunning illustrations by nine of the world's most …

Paleontology

Sea Lilies on Twitter Are Mesmerizing … And Not What They Seem

A crinoid swimming +1000m deep in the ocean. [https://t.co/A1nBhS3zD2] pic.twitter.com/ozoE5OF3Sw<p>— AsapSCIENCE (@AsapSCIENCE) October 18, …

Science

Dragon skeleton discovered in China

This video and the photos below reportedly depict a 60-foot dragon skeleton unearthed in the city of Zhangjiakou in Northern China's Hebei province. …

Ancient DNA Connects Saber-Toothed Tigers and House Cats

"Not terribly close."<p>By on<p>Filed Under Animals, History & Paleontology<p>Saber-tooth cats (Machairodontinae) and modern house cats (<i>Felis catus</i>) shared a …

Evolution

Dinosaurs to take Thanksgiving parade to new heights

New float will be longest and tallest to roll through Detroit’s streets Nov. 23

Detroit

6 Animal Attractions in Los Angeles for Nature Lovers and Adventure Seekers

<b>Aquarium of the Pacific</b><p>Hop on over to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach to get up close to fascinating animals, including nearly two dozen …

Travel

Velociraptors Likely Hunted Solo, Despite Pop Culture Depiction

We're now four films in to the multi-billion-dollar "Jurassic Park" film franchise, and the "raptors" are still fan favorites. Audiences revel in …

Animals

Phoenix tracks: Edmonton palaeontologist retraces the stone footsteps of dinosaurs

Could ancient myths help modern-day researchers make new dinosaur discoveries?<p>An Edmonton paleontologist is relying on ancient folklore to retrace …

University of Alberta

Don’t know what to be? Check out these awesome inflatable Halloween costumes

Finding the right Halloween costume is a yearly challenge, albeit a fun one. There are a ton of great homemade ones out there, from Pokemon Go-themed …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Dino The Bayville Dinosaur Slated For A Makeover In The Near Future

Owners of site, restoration committee all agree on new design.

'Little' dinosaurs? Philly exhibit is a big hit

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>The Edelmans brought the Planetarium to Rowan, now they're backing a $25 million expansion of Rowan's Fossil Park in Mantua.<p>Even …

Fatty bird gland preserved over 48 million years

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from the U.S., Ireland, Germany and the U.K. has found evidence of preservation of a fatty oil gland from a …

Evolution

Earth Environments Suffer After Years Without Dinosaur Poop

When the dinosaurs went extinct about 65 million years ago, they took their poop with them. And that was a big loss for the Earth.<p>Scientists say our …

World News

Clumsy Dinosaur or Attack Survivor? Injuries Plagued Ancient Beast

A plant-eating dinosaur that lived 112 million years ago got its fair share of bad breaks: Its fossilized bones indicate the dinosaur suffered from …

Science

Fatty Tissues Preserved In Fossil for 48 Million Years

It really is true: fat hangs around a long time whether you want it to or not. Okay, so we're not talking about stubborn love handles and saddlebags, …

Biology

Keratin, Pigment, Proteins from 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle Show Survival Trait Evolution

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Lund University in Sweden and the University of Hyogo in Japan have retrieved original pigment, …

Biology

“Rediscovering T. rex” Television Documentary

<i>T. rex</i> to Appear in a New Television DocumentaryEverything Dinosaur has received the first preview picture for the television documentary that …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Alternative Jurassic Park 2 trailer looks way better than The Lost World ended up

Hold on to your butts!<p>Every seasoned <i>Jurassic Park</i> fan will know that life, uh, finds a way, but sometimes it really shouldn't. Sorry, Jeff …

Movies

Jurassic World: Indominus Rex Concept Art is Downright Monstrous

While the final version of Indominus Rex that appeared in 2015’s <i>Jurassic World</i> was certainly a force to be reckoned with, new images of what the …

Movies

Prehistoric hazing: Ancient Andeans willingly engaged in violent rituals that severely injured them

Skeletons found from the 13th to 6th centuries BC bear marks of severe trauma.<p>Ancient Andeans engaged in brutal, non-lethal bloodletting rituals, …

Prehistory

This Ancient Reptile Evolved a Weird, Bird-Like Head 100 Million Years Before Birds Did

Imagine an animal with the body of a chameleon, the feet and claws of an anteater, the humped back of a camel, and a tail that is both flattened like …

Evolution