A remarkably well-preserved fossil could provide scientists with the DNA of a dinosaur called Caudipteryx. The cartilage cells in a 125-million-year-old dinosaur found in China may help researchers figure out the impossible.  The Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the ...

America is the land that holds many clues about the prehistoric past. North America has the biggest dinosaur track sites, which makes it the perfect place to find out more about what caused their end. From the Picket Wire Canyonlands in southeast ...

According to scientists, the dinosaur era was ended by an enormous asteroid. However, what was going on on Earth before that period? A new study shows that asteroids repeatedly hit our planet even before the disappearance of giant creatures. As ...

Scientists have found a new species of ancient beetle. They believe the insect was ingested about 230 million years ago by Silesaurus opolensis. This is the first time researchers have 3D-reconstructed an insect from fossil faces. The ancient dinosaur must have eaten ...