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Stories by Brian Switek

Paleo Profile: The Chad Cat

Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of sabercat from a site made famous by its relevance to early human history

5 hours ago — Brian Switek

A Hard-Knock Life

Hard-shelled animals with impressive tail clubs have evolved multiple times. A new study investigates why

February 21, 2018 — Brian Switek

Why the Long Neck?

For over a century the natural history of the fossil reptile Tanystropheus has puzzled paleontologists

February 14, 2018 — Brian Switek
Stories by Brian Switek

Confronting Common Wisdom