The fossil record tells conflicting stories about what happened to flowering plants after the asteroid.
Some footprints last thousands or even millions of years, preserved in sand that turned to rock.
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Fossilised tracks of a group of plant-eating dinosaurs have been found in Lesotho’s Roma Valley for the first time.
Jurassic Park was a technological breakthrough for film because of its use of CGI. It also revived an interest in paleontology and raised ethical questions about DNA use.
New research shows that placental mammals survived the mass extinction that killed the
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Jurassic Park was released on the big screen in June 1993 and changed cinema for good.
In the dinosaur era, flying reptiles soared in the skies of what is now Australia – but we have barely any fossil records of them.
The most detailed evolutionary tree of butterfly species ever created reveals the precise origins of the nectar-sipping gadabouts.
Meet Ann: a toothy 95 million-year-old Diamantinasaurus from outback Queensland.
Although we’re used to seeing lipless dinosaur carnivores, our new data suggests they had lizard-like lips and probably couldn’t snarl.
Hollow bones were essential for dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus rex.
The idea of a creature like the Loch Ness monster fascinates people. But does the scientific evidence say it’s a prehistoric beast or total fake?
Birds and dinosaurs lived together for millions of years, but only toothless birds survived the asteroid impact that upended life on Earth.
The Wapiti Formation in Alberta is turning out to be a rich site for dinosaur and other fossils. A recent discovery could fill in the gaps about a transition between different ecological communities.
If we go far enough back in time, we all share an ancestor. And some of the features found in our bones and bodies today are a testament to that.
Prehistoric reptiles like pterodactyls took flight long before bats and birds, but we don’t know how it happened.
The feet of a bird tell us a lot about its life. Newly described, the fossil feet of the ancestors of modern birds reveal how superbly adapted they were to their world.
In different parts of the world evolution often comes up with the same or similar solutions to life’s problems.