On February 29, night suddenly becomes day.
Was it a UFO? Was it a high-tech plane? Here's what lucky people really saw over Scotland on February 29.
Watch your step.
New research reveals the case for swimming dinosaurs isn't as clear cut as once thought.
Researchers have found the first evidence that dinosaurs grew unusual features like crests and horns as a way of attracting a mate.
Doomed dinos, but these Psittacosaurs weren’t killed by volcanic ash.
Was there a 'dinosaur Pompeii' in China? New research questions the claim.
Xing Lida and Yujiang Han
Researchers believe newly uncovered fossils suggest some dinosaurs had similar courtship practices to modern birds. But can ancient footprints really reveal so much?
A cosmological event could have unleased the huge comet or asteroid that led to the demise of the dinosaurs.
The first horned dinosaur from eastern North America during the Cretaceous.
We don't know much about dinosaurs from the east coast of the USA. But the discovery of a new sheep-sized dinosaur helps shed light on their mysterious evolution.
Taking flight? Deinonychus
Robert Nicholls. Sedgwick Museum, University of Cambridge
Just count your lucky stars that they're not patrolling your garden now – although their descendants might be...
Even Tyrannosaurus rex had to deal with the smaller irritations in life.
They might have ruled the world for millions of years but even dinosaurs can play host to parasites.
Doyle Trankina and Gerald Grellet-Tinner
Scientists have come up with a way to tell how hot dinosaurs were by studying the remains of their eggs.
When the asteroid struck the dinosaurs departed, leaving the planter
Examining a model of the ancient fish
Mandageria fairfaxi, the new fossil emblem for NSW are (l-r) NSW MP Anthony Roberts, director and CEO of the Australian Museum Kim McKay, NSW MPs Andrew Gee and Troy Grant, and Dr Ian Percival from the Geological Survey of NSW.
Every state and territory in Australia should have one: a fossil emblem. Not only can they be good for tourism but they can also help teach people about the ancient history of the regions.
A new fossil has reminded us that the real velociraptors were a world away from the huge scaly lizards seen in Juarssic World.
What’s in a name? Plenty, if it is a dinosaur such as the Changyuraptor, a genus of the ‘four-winged’ predatory dinosaur.
S. Abramowicz, Dinosaur Institute
A dinosaur's name says something about the dinosaur itself. They are grouped together according to similarities they share, which also indicates their ancestral relationships to one another.
One of Kitching’s original find of eggs, after being prepared by Diane Scott.
The secrets of the embryonic dinosaurs whose parents roamed South Africa 200 million years ago are finally in the process of being hatched.
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Philosophers and blockbusters There are at least three reasons why philosophers take an interest in hugely popular cultural products such Hollywood blockbuster action movies. First is a kind of (non-objectionable…
How we think things may have looked: In early Cretaceous China, a pair of
Beipiaosaurus make way for a pack of Yutyrannus trudging over a recent snowfall. Large pterosaurs ( Feilongus) and tiny birds ( Eoenantiornis) take flight.
The latest Jurassic World movie has been criticised for its less than accurate portrayal of some of the dinosaurs. But how we imagine they looked and behaved has changed many times over the years.
Lunchtime at the super-croc enclosure.
Palaeontologists have been lining up to complain about the inaccuracies in the new blockbuster. They need to focus on the positives.
Spectacular landscape of the Nuweveld escarpment showing exposures of the Beaufort Group.
The Karoo provides not only a historical record of biological change over a period of Earth’s history but also a means to test theories of evolutionary processes over long periods of time.
You couldn’t just plop dinosaurs anywhere and expect them to survive.
A "Pleistocene Park" might be a more realistic scenario.