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Mar. 28, 2016 — A new analysis of the prehistoric origin of malaria suggests that it evolved in insects at least 100 million years ago, and the first vertebrate hosts of this disease were probably reptiles, which at ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Montana 68 million years ago may be the key to discerning gender differences between theropod, or meat-eating dinosaur, ... read more

Mar. 14, 2016 — The fossilized remains of a new horse-sized dinosaur reveal how Tyrannosaurus rex and its close relatives became top ... read more

Paleontologists Discover 250-Million-Year-Old New Species of Reptile in Brazil

Mar. 11, 2016 — A new fossil reptile that lived 250 million years ago in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil has been discovered by an international team of researchers. The species has been ... read more

Decline of Crocodile Ancestors Was Good News for Early Marine Turtles

Mar. 9, 2016 — Marine turtles experienced an evolutionary windfall thanks to a mass extinction of crocodyliforms around 145 million years ago, say ... read more

Mar. 7, 2016 — Any one that has eaten roasted chicken can account for the presence in the drumstick (lower leg) of a long, spine-like bone. This is actually the fibula, one of the two long bones of the lower leg ... read more

Feb. 29, 2016 — An unidentified fossilised bone in a museum has revealed the size of a fearsome abelisaur and may have solved a hundred-year old ... read more

Feb. 19, 2016 — Long before the dinosaurs, hefty herbivores called pareiasaurs ruled Earth. Now, for the first time, a detailed investigation of all Chinese specimens of these creatures -- often described as the ... read more

Feb. 18, 2016 — Palaeontologists have shed new light on some unusual dinosaur tracks from northern China. The tracks appear to have been made by four-legged sauropod dinosaurs yet only two of their feet have left ... read more

Feb. 12, 2016 — A team of paleontologists has identified several new types of dinosaurs from fossil evidence discovered in eastern Idaho, demonstrating the presence of a much more diverse group of theropods in the ... read more

Feb. 8, 2016 — Two new plankton-eating fossil fish species of the genus called Rhinconichthys have been discovered from the oceans of the Cretaceous Period, about 92 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the ... read more

Feb. 4, 2016 — By poring over the fossilized skulls of ancient wildebeest-like animals (Rusingoryx atopocranion) unearthed on Kenya's Rusinga Island, researchers have discovered that the little-known hoofed ... read more

Jan. 25, 2016 — Researchers have identified and named a new species of dinosaur that is the most complete, primitive duck-billed dinosaur to ever be discovered in the eastern United States.This new discovery also ... read more

Jan. 20, 2016 — A newly discovered juvenile theropod is possibly oldest known Jurassic dinosaur from ... read more

Jan. 16, 2016 — Just outside the tiny town of Glenrock, Wyo., the footprints of a 66-million-year-old monster are cemented in stone. This fossil trackway was brought to light with the help of a Canadian ... read more

Jan. 14, 2016 — The discovery of a juvenile Chasmosaurus -- one of the rarest dinosaur discoveries -- made headlines around the world in late 2013. Now a new article by these researchers outlines the results of ... read more

Jan. 13, 2016 — Large ornamental structures in dinosaurs, such as horns and head crests are likely to have been used in sexual displays and to assert social dominance, according to a new analysis of Protoceratops. ... read more

Jan. 7, 2016 — Dinosaurs engaged in mating behavior similar to modern birds, leaving the fossil evidence behind in 100 million year old rocks, according to new research. Ancient fossilized scrapes recently ... read more

Dec. 21, 2015 — The diversity of mammals on Earth exploded straight after the dinosaur extinction event, according to new research. New analysis of the fossil record shows that placental mammals, the group that ... read more

Dec. 16, 2015 — In a new study, scientists describe a 'sail-backed' dinosaur species named Morelladon beltrani, which inhabited the Iberian landmass approximately 125 million years ... read more

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