Yet another ocean monster has been discovered.
It walked enough miles to nearly circle the Earth twice.
The brain of an ancient bird offers clues to the survival of its modern-day relatives.
Discovering fossilized insects is difficult, but a new find suggests a unique place to look.
In 1933, the skull of a 50-year-old male of the Homo longi species was found in China, puzzling researchers.
A school lesson leads to more precise measurements of the extinct megalodon shark, one of the largest fish ever.
Mastodons, rhinos, and even camels — all in the great state of California.
The 'Monkeydactyl' was a flying reptile that evolved highly specialized adaptations in the Mesozoic Era.
A recent study analyzed the skulls of early Homo species to learn more about the evolution of primate brains.
555-million-year-old oceanic creatures share genes with today's humans, finds a new study.
Fossils of ancient creatures doing anything are rare. This one is absolutely unique.
"Large-scale indiscriminate killing is a horror that is not just a feature of the modern and historic periods, but was also a significant process in pre-state societies," the researchers wrote.
Their ear structures were not that different from ours.
One million year old mammoth DNA more than doubles the previous record and suggests that even older genomes could be found.
While other factors exist, sexual prowess appears to have helped determine the role of Protoceratops frills.
Scientists discover burrows of giant predator worms that lived on the seafloor 20 million years ago.
A rare titanosaur embryo was discovered with its skull preserved in 3 dimensions.
"You dream about these kinds of moments when you're a kid," said lead paleontologist David Schmidt.
Fossils depicting animals in action are very rare.
Scientists think an insect similar to the modern millipede crawled around Scotland 425 million years ago, making it the first-ever land-dweller.
These Jurassic predators resorted to cannibalism when hit with hard times, according to a deliciously rare discovery.