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This giant carnivorous dinosaur could hunt underwater

Spinosaurus is the largest carnivorous dinosaur ever discovered on Earth. It’s even larger than T. rex. A new study from University of Oxford and others...

How Chicxulub asteroid impact wiped 75 percent of animals on Earth, including dinosaurs

The popular Netflix movie "Don’t Look Up" has raised public consciousness about the potentially catastrophic effects of an asteroid's impact on planet Earth. In a...

This softshell turtle lived alongside Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops

A newly described softshell turtle that lived in North Dakota 66.5 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous Period, just before the...

Scientists reveal the last day of the dinosaurs after asteroid impact

The asteroid which killed nearly all of the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. This conclusion was drawn by an international team of researchers after having...

This dinosaur era crab was sharp-eyed, speedy swimmer

With its adorable big eyes, this predator seemed more Disney than deadly. A crab roughly the size of a quarter was found in the waters...

Scientists discover new fossil birds near China’s Great Wall

Approximately 80 miles from the westernmost reach of China’s Great Wall, paleontologists found relics of an even more ancient world. Over the last two decades,...

Scientists find this long-neck dinosaur had respiratory infection

Scientists discover the first evidence of a unique respiratory infection in the fossilized remains of a dinosaur that lived nearly 150 million years ago. The...

These fossils add a missing link to crocodile evolution

A set of Triassic archosaur fossils, excavated in the 1960s in Tanzania, have been formally recognised as a distinct species. It represents one of the...

How the largest dinosaurs moved and evolved

A new study has revealed how giant 50-tonne sauropod dinosaurs, like Diplodocus, evolved from much smaller ancestors, like the wolf-sized Thecodontosaurus. In the study published...

Researchers reveal crab’s-eye view of the ancient world

Their legs may get more attention, but a new study says a crab’s eyes have much to offer, too — at least scientifically. Writing in...