Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
Massive space rocks hurtle past Earth with frightening regularity. Some scientists want to deflect them. Others want to drag one closer.
A new study examines the evidence for fuzz on non-avian dinosaurs.
Where the wild things were
Paleontologists aren't quite sure yet, but a new species of dinosaur--if it is actually a dinosaur--appears to be the oldest ever found, predating the existing oldest dinosaur by 15 million years.
It's asteroid versus volcano.
Australia has always had the market cornered on enormous animals trying to kill you
Which means the movie about cloning legions of dinosaurs from preserved DNA will be unrealistic.
The meek inherited the Earth instead
Plus a heaping portion of decayed wood for fiber.
Location matters. Especially to extinction-causing asteroids.
Thousands of prehistoric tracks are clustered in less than an acre of Western desert
Dinosaurs, they're just like us
The new fossil is intriguing, but paleontologists have better ways of judging a dinosaur's smarts
And it almost became a piece of jewelry
And what cut would be considered a delicacy?
They lived on Pangea more than 200 million years ago.
New species get identified and named every year, even though you've probably never heard of them.
Microraptors like these used to roam the Earth