Paleontology News

Sep 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologist Dean Lomax of the University of Manchester’s School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences and his colleagues from the United Kingdom have discovered a unique fossilized shark egg case dating back 310 million years. 310-million-year-old shark egg case. Image credit: © Dean Lomax. Sharks have been around for a long time, making them evolutionarily successful. Over millions of years of evolution, these marine monsters have...

Sep 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists Dr Rodney Scheetz of Brigham Young University’s Museum of Paleontology and Dr Terry Gates of North Carolina State University and North...

Sep 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study of fossilized leaves of angiosperms (flowering plants excluding conifers) published in the journal PLoS Biology, the massive asteroid...

Sep 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists from the United States and Egypt have described a new species of anthracothere that lived in Africa during Miocene, 19 million years ago,...

Sep 13, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of paleontologists has described a new species of flying reptile that lived in what is now China during the Cretaceous period, about...

Sep 12, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Newly-discovered 95-million-year-old fossils of the carnivorous dinosaur Spinosaurus aegyptiacus are the most compelling evidence to date of a dinosaur...

Sep 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Peruvian and European paleontologists have described a new fossil species of dolphin that lived in what is now Peru during the Miocene period, about 16...

Sep 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of paleontologists led by Dr Jin Meng of American Museum of Natural History has discovered three squirrel-like mammals that lived in what is now...

Sep 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur that lived during the middle of the Cretaceous period, about 100 million years...