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Dinosaurs - Fossils

An Ice Age site in San Diego, Calif., preserves 130,000-year-old bones and...
Fundy Geological Museum visitors can enjoy the chance to dig for fossils this...
Researchers recently confirmed it is possible to extract proteins from...
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Ancient dinosaur egg fossils thought to be some 70 million years old have been discovered at a construction site in south-east China. The remains of five shells were found buried in sandstone in the city of Foshan in...
Some big pieces of history will take over the museum at Arkansas State University this month. The new Dinosaurs : Fossils Exposed exhibit will open April 29. The free exhibit will feature bones and fossils of several...
New genetic evidence suggesting that early mammals had good night-time vision adds to fossil and behavioral studies indicating that early mammals were nocturnal....
The vast majority of dinosaur fossils preserve only the bones of the animal, but in very rare cases scientists get a much more detailed glimpse at what these extinct creatures might have looked like. China's...
Dinosaurs appeared during the Triassic Period, with the oldest uncontroversial dinosaur fossils being about 230m years old. Unfortunately, early dinosaur fossils are so rare that many theories about their origins and...
In the case of extinct animals, which comprise a substantial proportion of known biodiversity, DNA is usually unavailable as it does not survive for long in the fossil record. In these cases, we rely exclusively on...
Related to both modern scorpions and horseshow crabs, sea scorpions had thin, flexible bodies. Some species also had pinching claws and could grow up to three metres in length. New research that the sea scorpions had...
Scientists have examined the diet of the extinct Giant Sloth Megatherium. Based on analyses of the collagen in the fossil bones, the researchers concluded in their study that Megatherium subsisted on an exclusively...
But they haven't been able to do so because of the large gaps in the fossil record of the transitional period before dinosaurs emerged in the mid-to-late Triassic Period, roughly 230 million years ago. They have...
Now, nearly seven years later, scientists have determined that the fossil is a smaller, previously undiscovered species of the prehistoric sea creature known as the elasmosaur. These carnivorous maritime dinosaurs ,...

Dinosaurs / Fossils

According to a report from China Central Television (CCTV), the fossilized eggs were unearthed from a construction site near the city of Foshan, south China's Guangdong Province. The five dinosaur shells were buried...
INDIANAPOLIS--The "Dinoshpere" at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis is one of the top places in the world to see dinosaur fossils . That's from Fodor's travel publications. They list the Museum...
Amateur palentologist Derek Yoost shares his collection of fossils with (L-R) Jake Lopez, 3 and his sister Juliana,4, Lexa Pine, 7 1/2, and her sister Sammi <>, 10 as patrons check out fossils and other...
BEIJING: Scientists have unearthed five ancient dinosaur egg fossils in China dating back to 70 million years. The round-shaped eggs belonged to plant-eating phytophagous dinosaurs in the late Cretaceous period,...
The extinction of the dinosaurs left an opening at the top of the food chain, and these ancient Egyptian carnivores helped fill it. Bones from 34 million years ago found in what is now Egypt reveal a new species in the...
Children ages 5-13 are being offered hands-on opportunities to learn more about dinosaurs , fossils and paleontology from two Junior Paleontology Programs offered at the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum in Malta. The Junior...
According to museum founder and AAOD executive chairman, David Elliott, the most important role of the Dinosaur Canyon project was to interpret the museum's fossil discoveries and research. It has amassed...
In a dry outback quarry, 500 kilometres from Australia's east coast, a volunteer has unearthed Richmond's first dinosaur -bird, a species previously unseen in what was Australia's inland sea. Patrick Smith,...
The dawn of the Animal Kingdom began with a collagen scaffold that enabled the organization of cells into tissues, scientists report in a new article....
“I organized Dinosaur Day to bring recognition of one of the top three fossil dinosaur sites in New Jersey in Monmouth County,” Kovalski said. “This event coincides with Earth Day and highlights the importance of...
Ahmedabad: It was perhaps a meteorite that sowed the seeds of life on Earth and it may be a meteorite that will end it - like it wiped out dinosaurs 66 million years ago. What do they look like and how they are...
This artist's impression shows depicts a Teleocrater rhadinus feasting on a deep relative of mammals, Cynognathus. The large dicynodont Dolichuranus is seen in the background. (Mark Witton/Natural History Museum of...
Using mud pulled from the bottom of a tropical lake, researchers at have gained a new grasp of how ancient microbes made methane in the complex iron chemistry of the early Earth....
A dinosaur footprint fossil on one of the stones of the stone bridge that carries South Confederate Avenue over Plum Run at Gettysburg National Military Park. The one pictured here is that of anchisauripus sillimani, a...
Her daughter's favorite week was when the club learned about dinosaurs by making paper mache dinosaur eggs, using paint brushes to dust off fossils and seeing dinosaurs in a museum. At the end of each week-long...
Fossils of a four-legged, meat-eating reptile are helping paint a more complicated picture of the ancestry of dinosaurs than scientists had understood....
Fossils discovered in Tanzania in the 1930s have helped identify a "missing link" in dinosaur evolution that reveals their ancestors had long necks, walked on four legs and looked like crocodiles. The...
For years, paleontologists have wondered what the earliest dinosaur relatives looked like. The current fossil record is very sparse and there is almost no information on the ancient creatures. Though some believe they...
“ Dinosaur George” Blasing came to town last weekend for the third time in several years and was sponsored by the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce and held at the ASYMCA. Unofficial totals from the chamber...
A fossil found by an elk hunter in Montana nearly seven years ago has led to the discovery of a new species of prehistoric sea creature that lived about 70 million years ago in the inland sea that flowed east of the...