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Aug 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
It pays to look down at the beach. A university student was doing just that when he discovered the missing foot of the oldest known Jurassic dinosaur in the U.K. Continue reading →
Aug 17, 2015 04:15 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The never-before seen, and now extinct, species confirms that the creatures once lived in the Caribbean, where they are not found today.
Aug 14, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The tracks are helping researchers understand what types of dinosaurs lived in what is now modern-day northern Germany.
Aug 6, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The roughly 10-foot-long (3 meters) creature didn't have tusks as walruses do today but instead sported moderate-sized upper canines.
Aug 3, 2015 09:08 AM ET // Elizabeth Goldbaum, LiveScience
The find is a skull fragment with an unusually large structure in the forebrain called the olfactory bulb, suggesting the dinosaur had a sharp sense of smell.
Jul 14, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An aggressive predatory fish covered with armor featured the most primitive teeth known to date.
Jun 18, 2015 07:52 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The premise behind 'Jurassic World' dates back nearly a century -- to the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
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