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.
A 133 million-year-old fossil hints that dinosaurs had bigger brains than we've realised.
Savannasaurus was pretty small, by titanosaur standards.
Travis Tischler/Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History
Dinosaur bones unearthed at one of Australia's richest fossil sites have introduced us to a new species: Savannasaurus, one of a family of huge dinosaurs that trekked here more than 100 million years ago.
New research suggests the Chicxulub asteroid impact threw up billions of tons of oil soot that blocked out the sun for a decade.
Arambourgiania pterosaurs sharing a small theropod for dinner.
Recent research is helping us to solve the mysteries of these bizarre prehistoric creatures.
Mammals like otters use their whiskers to orientate themselves – just like their pre-mammalian ancestors did.
A tiny pit on mammal-like animals’ snouts has revealed a great deal about how mammalian hair originated.
Think you know all about the dinosaurs? You might be surprised.
New research reveals that mammals didn't wait for the dinosaurs to die out before starting their rapid spread.
The idea that the dinosaurs were wiped out by a giant asteroid was ridiculed – until the remains of a giant crater were found deep underground.
Fossils discovered in Uzbekistan help tell the story of how T. Rex evolved to become the biggest predator ever to live on land.
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?
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