Did feathers evolve in the common ancestor of pterosaurs and dinosaurs? Not everyone is convinced
Today's birds evolved from feathered dinosaurs.
The skull of Oculudentavis, found encased in amber, provides new clues into the transition from dinosaurs to birds and may be smallest of either ever found.
The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs sparked global firestorms. On land, only creatures that could evade fire survived
A new type of Archaeopteryx fossil helps build the case for this creature being called 'the first bird'.
Reconstructing the colours of the feathered Sinosauropteryx gives hints about its habitat and lifestyle.
New research shows how dinosaurs suppressed their teeth and grew beaks, and then back-shifted this process from adult to embryo stage.
For the first time, feathers, bone and skin of the earliest birds have been found, trapped in amber.
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.
Just count your lucky stars that they're not patrolling your garden now – although their descendants might be...
A new fossil has reminded us that the real velociraptors were a world away from the huge scaly lizards seen in Juarssic World.
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.
The discovery of a new winged dinosaur from more than 160 million years ago shows how they experimented with different forms of flight.