According to research conducted by the University of Cincinnati, the fuzzy relatives of modern-day elephants liked living in Greater Cincinnati long before it became the
Palaeontologists from the Natural History Museum and academics from Lincoln, Cambridge and Slovakia have managed to recreate the cranial structure of a 308-million-year-old lizard-like vertebrate
According to scientists, the mysterious spotted green pigeon (Caloenas maculata) was a relative of the dodo. Scientists have examined the spotted green pigeon’s genetic make
Discovered in China, “Four-Winged” fossil helps explain how larger dinosaurs took to the air.
An animal once thought to have disappeared from North America before the arrival of humans might have actually roamed the continent longer than previously thought-and
Poor peepers are a problem, even if you are a big, bad sea scorpion.
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
Researchers have discovered, in clay sediments from Gabon, fossils of the oldest multicellular organisms ever found. In total, more than 400 fossils dating back 2.1
Archaeopteryx plumage: First show off, then take off
Sharks were a tolerant bunch some 50 million years ago, cruising an Arctic Ocean that contained about the same percentage of freshwater as Louisiana's Lake
Animals built reefs 550 million years ago, fossil study finds
Bizarre Parasite from the Jurassic
As far back as the time of the dinosaurs, 66 million years ago, forests recovered from fires in the same manner they do today, according
Dinosaurs and mathematics do not seem like an obvious pair, but for Professor Robert Sinclair and his Mathematical Biology Unit, they are a logical match.
A geologist studied fossils to confirm that stones used in 19th century Ohio grain mills originated from France.
The cache of skeletal ichthyosaurs stumbled upon ten years ago in Chile turns out to be one of the world’s most significant fossil finds of
As winged dinosaurs underwent a series of evolutionary changes during the transition into Aves, or birds, one pivotal transformation was the appearance of a single-ovary
New techniques for visualizing fossils are transforming our understanding of evolutionary history according to a paper published by leading palaeontologists at the University of Bristol.
A study that has ‘weighed’ hundreds of dinosaurs suggests that shrinking their bodies may have helped the group that became birds to continually exploit new
A new study uses carbon isotope dating to determine the first precise age for this bed, and ties the western coast of Africa to 30
Fifty-million-year-old fossil beetles that fed only on palm seeds reveal new information about ancient climates.
Preserved giant sperm from tiny shrimps that lived at least 17 million years ago have been discovered at the Riversleigh World Heritage Fossil Site by