Paleontology

Scientists find perfectly preserved ancient foal in Siberia

Aug 23, 2018

Russian scientists in Siberia have found the carcass of an ancient foal perfectly preserved in permafrost

Mom was Neanderthal: Fossil shows mix of humankind's cousins

Aug 22, 2018

Scientists say they've found the remains of a prehistoric female whose mother was a Neanderthal and whose father belonged to another extinct group of human relatives known as Denisovans

Armored dinosaur with spiky head unveiled at Utah museum

Jul 20, 2018

A dinosaur covered in bony armor from its spikey head to its clubbed tail is newest fossil addition to a Utah museum

'Jurassic Park' dinosaur expert's next big thing: holograms

May 20, 2018

'Jurassic Park' dino expert Jack Horner sees hologram exhibit as the next big thing to display his colorful, bird-like dinosaurs

Dinosaur tracks at Utah park dislodged, thrown into lake

May 7, 2018

Officials say visitors at a Utah state park have been dislodging dinosaur tracks imprinted in sandstone and throwing the pieces into a nearby lake

Macedonia: 8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found

Apr 24, 2018

Paleontologists from Bulgaria and Macedonia are excavating the fossilized remains of a prehistoric elephant believed to pre-date the mammoth, after its bones were discovered accidentally by a man working in a field

Dinosaur-killing space rock may have triggered sea volcanoes

Feb 7, 2018

A new study says that giant asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs may have done even more, triggering massive undersea volcanic eruptions

Rare dinosaur discovery in Egypt could signal more finds

Feb 6, 2018

Researchers have discovered a new species of dinosaur in the Egyptian desert, a long-necked herbivore that is around the size of a city bus finds

Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from Africa

Jan 31, 2018

Stone tools found in India may push back the time our species is known to have left Africa

Fossil shows modern humans left Africa earlier than thought

Jan 25, 2018

Researchers found a jaw in an Israeli cave, indicating that modern humans left Africa as much as 100,000 years earlier than previously thought

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