A fossil uncovered in the 1970s turns out to be a previously unknown species
A new hadrosaur from Texas has a striking, shovel-shaped mouth
A collection of tiny skull bones offers new insights to the early life of Edmontosaurus
A fossil found in China reveals a Cretaceous amphibian’s last meal
A special site in the Gobi Desert preserves rare evidence of a dinosaur nesting ground
A newly named dinosaur balanced on one toe of each foot
Analysis of ancient genes changes what researchers expected about giant sloth evolution
A new analysis of a famous fossil suggests that there may be more feathered dinosaurs in Germany’s lithographic limestone than we currently know
Author and self-described fossil fanatic Brian Switek talks about his new book Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone.
A pair of fossil skulls reveal how Smilodon fought with each other
A tiny fossil skull reveals the oldest known vertebrate capable of crunching hard-shelled prey
Birds are living dinosaurs, but can they help us understand how their extinct relatives moved?
A new study offers a surprising look at what happened when fishy fins evolved into arms and legs
A new analysis of fossil beasts adds a new wrinkle to the story of when the Age of Mammals really took off
Fossils found in New Mexico reveal a carnivorous dinosaur from before the time of T. rex
Fossils found in the Gobi Desert reveal an unusual herbivore.
Academic gatekeeping obscures the contributions of communities vital to the study of ancient life
A mastodon said to be pulverized by Ice Age humans was probably busted up by roadwork
A fossil skeleton found in California leads to the discovery of a new mastodon species.
A huge T. rex was crowned as king of the tyrants. But the bones may tell a different tale