A fossil discovered in a cabinet at the museum in London has pushed the origins of the contemporary lizard back 35 million years.
In Australia, researchers discovered a new species of crocodile that lived about 95 million years ago and ate a dinosaur as its final meal.
The world’s oldest living organisms are stromatolites, which are living fossils. The term “layered rock” literally refers to stromatolite.
During the Mesozoic, marine reptiles known as ichthyosaurs dominated the oceans for approximately 160 million years. At the beginning of the 19th century, curiosity over their peculiar fossils led to the development of paleontology.
This remarkable fossilized snail features a 9 millimeter long, 3.1 millimeter high shell, with lines of stiff, tiny hairs, each between 150 and 200 micrometers long.
During the Cretaceous era, the Chicxulub asteroid wiped off the dinosaurs and the majority of Earth’s species.
500,000 year old tools found in Polish Cave. The findings indicate that humans entered central Europe earlier than previously assumed.
The discovery of a particularly well-preserved duck-billed hadrosaur in North Dakota raises the possibility that there are more mummified dinosaur than previously thought.
Chemists found a key to the chemistry of early Earth, which may reveal how to speed up chemical synthesis for drug discovery. This key is inside the water droplets.
According to fresh evidence, the initial appearance of shark-like ‘jawed fish’ may have occurred 15 million years earlier than previously assumed.