Latest paleontology News

Museum Partnership Invites Public Into Research
Fossilized dinosaur eggshells can preserve amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, over millions of years
Why did modern humans replace the Neanderthals? The key might lie in our social structures
Dating dirt unearths the truth about why the world’s biggest ape disappeared
Dig This: ‘Neglected’ Dinosaur Had Super Senses
Scientists name new species of giant amphibian found in retaining wall
These giant ‘drop bears’ with opposable thumbs once scaled trees in Australia. But how did they grow so huge?
Human and Neanderthal brains have a surprising ‘youthful’ quality in common, new research finds
Dinosaur teeth reveal what they didn’t eat
“We can try to guide evolution into another direction”
Back to future of photosynthesis
Study of 300-million-year-old faeces finds meat on menu
What Caused This Megatooth Shark’s Massive Toothache?
Prehistoric forest grows in Brunei
‘Ammons & Falls’ highlights poet’s ties to Ithaca landscape
Prehistoric Monster “Croc” Our New State Fossil Emblem
What to do if you find fossils or artefacts
Prehistoric ‘Sea Dragon’ Discovered on English Channel Coast Is Identified as a New Species
No social distancing in Cretaceous: New study finds earliest evidence for mammal social behavior
Predator loss, climate change combine to devastate Alaskan reefs: University study
New EMS museum collections manager to improve data, research, outreach
Why rats would win Australian survivor
Tooth be told: Earless seals existed in ancient Australia
Diverse community of Flying, Spiky-Toothed Reptiles Inhabited Sahara 100 Million Years Ago
5200-year-old cereal grains from eastern Altai Mountains predate trans-Eurasian crop exchange
Mammals and their relatives thrived
Humans used northern migration routes to reach eastern Asia
Blue tongue lizard ancestor was round in tooth