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Post-apocalyptic fossils show rise of mammals after dinosaur demise

With dinosaurs no longer eating them, mammals made quick evolutionary strides.

25 Oct 2019 10:26 AM

Some dinosaurs had exquisite eggs with colours, spots, speckles

Egg colour provided an evolutionary advantage to dinosaurs that had exposed nests for their eggs.

02 Nov 2018 1:07 PM

Two new Chinese dinosaurs have been discovered

The dinosaurs are both Alvarezsaurs, an enigmatic group of theropod dinosaurs, which have many similarities with birds.

27 Aug 2018 9:18 AM

Dinosaurs too liked perfumes that we enjoy it seems

The anther glands on the fossil acacia flower were especially attractive to bees, one of which was fossilized while visiting the stamens.

09 Aug 2018 1:14 PM

Dinosaurs loved perfumes way before you did

Flower-based compounds have been providing olfactory excitement to pollinating insects and other animals since the mid-Cretaceous Period.

09 Aug 2018 1:03 PM


T. rex could not stick out its tongue: study

In most extinct dinosaurs their tongue bones are very short.

21 Jun 2018 12:40 PM

One-two punch may have wiped out dinosaurs: Study

University of Oregon researchers conducted the study.

13 Feb 2018 4:51 PM

Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found

Diluvicursor’s remains were found amongst a jumbled collection of large fossilised tree trunks, also swept down the river during a flood.

12 Jan 2018 10:24 AM

Dazzling egg fossils crack open secrets of ancient flying reptiles

Scientist have unearthed more than 215 fossilised eggs belonging to species that soared during the age of dinosaurs.

04 Dec 2017 1:00 PM

Dinosaur-killing asteroid cooled Earth more than thought

The research makes a more refined estimate of how much sulphur and carbon dioxide gas were ejected into Earths atmosphere after the event.

01 Nov 2017 5:35 PM


Scientists ID tiny prehistoric sea worm with 50 head spines

Capinatator — which means grasping swimmer — lived 500 million years ago at a time when creatures started getting bigger and more diverse.

04 Aug 2017 4:47 PM

Jurassic-era crocodile with T-rex teeth discovered in Madagascar

The findings fill the gap in a million-year-long ghost lineage of Notosuchia, which was earlier unknown in the Jurassic period.

05 Jul 2017 12:38 PM