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New species of dinosaur discovered on Isle of Wight

A new study by Palaeontologists at the University of Southampton suggests four bones recently found on the Isle of Wight belong to new species...

Dinosaurs Suffered From Cancer, Too

A bone containing signs of cancer is the first of its kind found in the fossil record smithsonianmag.com In most cases, paleontologists are...

Earliest humans stayed at the Americas ‘oldest hotel’ in Mexican cave

A cave in a remote part of Mexico was visited by humans around 30,000 years ago - 15,000 years earlier than people were previously...

Jurassic fossils from northeastern China reveal morphological stasis in the catkin-yew

The Taxaceae are a distinct conifer family widely used in ornamental horticulture and are an important source of chemotherapeutic drugs (e.g., Paclitaxel)....

15-foot-long skeleton of extinct dolphin suggests parallel evolution among whales

A report in the journal Current Biology on July 9 offers a detailed description of the first nearly complete skeleton of an...

First egg from Antarctica is big and might belong to an...

In 2011, Chilean scientists discovered a mysterious fossil in Antarctica that looked like a deflated football. For nearly a decade, the specimen...

Copal de Madagascar

The known Madagascar copal is a more recent resin from what was thought -it has about a few hundred years- and trapped...

Ancient ‘crazy beast’ mammal classified as new species

tGondwanatherians were mammals that roamed present-day Madagascar.tThe new species likely resembled a badger and was about the size of a cat, which was relatively...

Why science took a slow dinosaur to Pangaea

tMainstream science didn't buy the theory of continental drift until the 1950stIt wasn't for lack of effort: Snider-Pellegrini and Wegener published their arguments in...

Coquu00ed fossil from Puerto Rico takes title of oldest Caribbean frog

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The bright chirp of the coquí frog, the national symbol of Puerto Rico, has likely resounded through Caribbean forests...