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Some dinosaur migration was delayed by climate, study shows

Plant-eating dinosaurs probably arrived in the Northern Hemisphere millions of years after their meat-eating cousins, a delay likely caused by climate change, a new study found. A ne...

'Dueling dinosaurs' fossils donated to North Carolina museum

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The fossil skeletons of two dinosaurs intertwined in what looks like a final death match have been donated to a North Carolina museum. The nonprofit organizatio...

Review: Winslet finds passion among the rocks in ‘Ammonite’

The new film “ Ammonite ” unearths the stories of two women buried by history: paleontologist Mary Anning, who in the 19th century made significant prehistoric fossil discoveries along the coast in So...

Attenborough gives shark tooth to 7-year-old Prince George

LONDON (AP) — Veteran broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough has given Britain’s Prince George a giant shark tooth fossil after a private viewing of his new documentary at Kensington Palace. ...

Bones to pick, for $8M: Stan the T rex goes up for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — He weighed at least 7 tons and had eyes the size of baseballs. His bite could have crushed a car. He bore scars from fierce prehistoric battles. All this could be you...

'Mammoth central' found at Mexico airport construction site

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of mammoth skeletons recovered at an airport construction site north of Mexico City has risen to at least 200, with a large number still to be excavated, experts said Thu...

Taiwan National Museum launches AR dinosaur tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan National Museum launched its latest guided tour service with augmented reality tech Monday (Aug. 3). Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs teamed up with...

Taiwanese researcher rebuilds ancient ecology through fish fossils

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For modern researchers, fossils are gateways to the ancient world. They provide direct evidence of animal traits and serve as powerful indicators of changes in the global ...

Fossils reveal dinosaur forerunner smaller than a cellphone

Meet Kongonaphon kely, a pocket sized dinosaur forerunner that was smaller than your cellphone. The creature, which predated dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, was just shy of 4 inche...

Brazil police finish investigation into National Museum fire

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Federal Police on Monday wrapped up an investigation into a 2018 fire at the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro that destroyed much of its 20-million-artifact collection,...

Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Autumn was closing in fast on northern Nevada when Martin Sander took one last look around the excavation site in the Augusta Mountains 150 miles (241 kilometers) east of Reno. ...

Our species might have reached Europe earlier than thought

Human bones from a Bulgarian cave suggest our species arrived in Europe thousands of years earlier than previously thought, sharing the continent much longer with Neanderthals. Scien...

'Wonderchicken' fossil reveals ancestor of today's birds

New York (AP) — A tiny fossil skull nicknamed “Wonderchicken” is giving scientists a rare glimpse at early ancestors of today's birds. It may be the oldest known fossil from this group. ...

Paradise Lost: 5 artists explore urban ruins in Taiwan and around the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Large-scale infrastructure, glittering high-rise towers, and monstrous factories are the products of urbanization and the expansion of cities, but in the shadow of a glori...

Scientists narrow age estimate for fossils of human ancestor

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they have finally calculated the age of the youngest known remains of Homo erectus, which is generally considered an ancestor of our species. The foss...