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The real T. rex looked nothing like the monster in ‘Jurassic Park.’ These 13 discoveries have upended our picture of the ‘king of th...
Scientists have learned a lot about T. rex since "Jurassic Park." Here are 13 facts you probably didn't know about the "king of the dinosaurs."
Paleontologists discovered a tiny dinosaur relative at the South Pole, which they've named "Antarctic King." The fossil is some 250 million years old.
Our understanding of human history has been thoroughly upended by a number of discoveries over the past few years. There's less certainty now about how long ago we evolved, when humans spread around the world, and how we co-existed with other hominid species.
A 240-million-year-old fossil is now the oldest known ancestor of snakes and lizards — and experts are calling it a ‘Rosetta Stone’ ...
Scientists discovered a 240-million-year-old fossil that is thought to be the earliest known ancestor of snakes and lizards. It's much older than any other lizard fossil ever found.
Scientists discovered a fossil of a giant penguin with a body length of around 150 centimetres.
Scientists have pinpointed when the first cave paintings were made — and it means Neanderthals were more advanced than they thought
Long before "modern" humans reached Europe, our Neanderthal cousins were creating cultural objects and painting animals in caves in Spain.
The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs triggered a natural disaster that scientists hadn’t realized, according to new clues from the ocean floor...
When the Chicxulub asteroid hit Earth, it filled the skies with soot and smoke, caused volcanoes to explode, and even triggered underwater eruptions.
A stone with more than 70 dinosaur tracks is transforming what we know about how prehistoric creatures interacted
The wealth of information contained in the slab transforms what we know about how early mammals interacted with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.
The oldest known fossils show life on Earth began more than 3.5 billion years ago — and indicate life in the universe may be common
New findings indicate that diverse life existed on our planet before many thought possible — which might mean it's easier for life to evolve than we thought.
It's the first direct evidence we have of the parasites feeding from dinosaurs. It's also the oldest evidence of ticks acting as parasites.