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If you want to walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs it seems Bolivia is the place to be. Authorities say it is now home to the greatest number of dino
Researchers have uncovered new details about the life of the pliosaur which roamed the earth in the Upper Jurassic era, 200 million years ago.
Let’s face it. It’s easy to take for granted that mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish – vertebrates just like people – have a face. But it
It’s getting harder and harder to take umbrage if someone calls you a Neanderthal. According to two studies published on Wednesday, DNA from these
Scientists have shed light on what ancient Europeans looked like. Genetic tests reveal that a hunter-gatherer who lived 7,000 years ago had the
400,000-year old bones discovered at an archaeological site in northern Spain could revolutionise the way we think about evolution. The oldest
Studies on a newly discovered skull dating back 1.8 million years could drastically change the way we understand human evolution. According to the
A team of palaeontologists have unearthed a trove of ancient whale fossils, believed to be more than 40 million years old, in Peru’s Ocucaje
An international team of Romanian, British and Brazilian palaeontologists has discovered a new species of pterosaurus called Eurazhdarcho in
DNA tests on the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester in the UK last autumn show that the remains are indeed those of Richard III –
An international team from Russia’s North-Eastern Federal University have found the well-preserved remains of a prehistoric woolly mammoth. They