The mass extinction of the dinosaurs was down to the location of the asteroid's impact and the kind of rocks it landed on.
Scientists can be overly thirsty for dinosaur blood.
One animator combined his skills with paleontological evidence to breathe movement into a dinosaur fossil to eye-catching effect.
Reconstructing the colours of the feathered Sinosauropteryx gives hints about its habitat and lifestyle.
Until this discovery, theropod dinosaurs were thought to be considerably smaller, at three to five metres in body length, during the Early Jurassic.
New research shows how dinosaurs suppressed their teeth and grew beaks, and then back-shifted this process from adult to embryo stage.
The footprints of dinosaurs can tell a lot about how they moved about many millions of years ago.
The location of a dinosaur find on a remote Queensland sheep station was lost for almost 80 years. But the site was rediscovered, and details are now emerging about the make up of the new dinosaur.
Mercury found in prehistoric rock bolsters the idea that volcanoes caused a mass extinction 200m years ago.
A new, "baby dragon" dinosaur revealed in a fossil returned to China is a striking example of the discoveries that might be lost when scientific specimens are illegally removed and traded.
Africa has one of the world's richest fossil records, and evidence suggests that amateurs collected really important fossils long before professionals arrived on the scene.
Researchers pieced together evidence from fossils that had been sitting in museums for years.
A new fossil study challenges 130 years of thinking about how dinosaurs evolved.
Their days were numbered for quite some time ...
A 245m year old fossil is the first evidence that of live births in one of the major groups of animals.
The Natural History Museum's 'Dippy' the diplodocus skeleton is about to be become a giant 3D jigsaw.
There might have been as many as 160,000 types of dinosaur, give or take.
A set of fossils that lay forgotten in a museum are revealing new secrets about Britain's prehistoric wildlife.
New research suggests how asteroids may have helped create conditions for life on Earth. But we shouldn't get too carried away with the idea – yet.
How to solve mysteries with an accessible computer program.