armoured dinosaur modelsLed by palaeontologist Jason Bourke, a team of scientists at Ohio University used CT scans to record the anatomy of nasal passages in
The reconstruction of ancient life has long required a certain degree of imagination. This is fundamental when considering the colouration of long-extinct organisms. However, new
Stegosaurs have in the past been presented to us as lumbering plant eaters, but in reality they were lethal fighters when necessary, according to palaeontologists
The research conducted by Ryan McKellar’s sounds like it could of come straight out of Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with
Over 100 years has passed since their discovery, yet some of the world’s most bizarre fossils have just been identified as distant relatives of humans,
Ammonites are a group of extinct cephalopod mollusks with ribbed spiral shells. They are unusually diverse and well known among fossil lovers. Régis Chirat, researcher
The warm Atlantic water continued to flow into the icy Nordic seas during the coldest periods of the last Ice Age.
New three-dimensional reconstructions display how some of the world’s earliest animals developed, and offer some answers as to why they went extinct.
A major fossil discovery in Canada sheds new light on the development of the earliest vertebrates, including the origin of jaws, the first time this
Skulls with a mix of Neanderthal and Primitive Traits Illuminate Human Evolution