Scientists announced yesterday in the journal Current Biology that they have found an entire chunk of a feathered dinosaur tail trapped in amber – feathers, flesh, bone and all.
By Jennifer Frazer, Scientific American
No, it's not the mythical Loch Ness monster, but 170 million years ago Dearcmhara shawcrossi prowled the warm coastal waters of Scotland in pursuit of fish and other reptiles. Scientists announced the discovery of the previously unknown prehistoric marine reptile in…
By Lorna Baldwin
Using data from dissections and the study of fossils, award-winning paleo-artist John Gurche recreates through art how dinosaurs and early human ancestors might have appeared. His work has been featured in National Geographic, on postage stamps, in "Jurassic Park" and…
By WSKG Public Broadcasting
By Carey Reed
Newly-unveiled fossils indicate a dinosaur known as Spinosaurus aegyptiacus was built to live part of the time in water, according to a report published online for the journal Science.
By Justin Scuiletti
New research published Friday by the University of New Mexico postulates that dinosaurs were not cold-blooded creatures as previously believed, yet not warm-blooded like mammals either. Instead, the study claims that dinosaurs were mesothermic -- an intermediate stage…
A team of paleontologists inadvertently discovered the remains of a Stone Age cemetery in the Sahara desert, revealing clues about the lives of the hunter-gatherers who lived in the once-temperate region. A lead researcher details the finds.
By PBS NewsHour
Two new and unusual dinosaur species have been discovered in Africa, scientists announced Wednesday.
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