Ancient forests in Arctic Norway have been recently discovered that date back to at least 400 Million years ago. The fossils are an exciting discovery. However, the UK scientists suggests that the trees found may be causing one of the largest shifts in the climate in the history of earth.
Researchers have discovered a bizarre fossil skull from Madagascar that reveals that mammals who lived during the dinosaur age were puny and weighed less than a pound, according to a new study.
Researchers have found the fossilized remains of the largest flying bird ever, according to a new study.
An exquisitely preserved, 500 million-year-old fish could be the common ancestor of all jawed vertebrates including bony fish, birds, reptiles and humans, according to a new study.
Researchers have found one of the oldest complete skeleton that can help them solve a mystery about the difference in body types between the first humans to arrive in the Americas and later Native Americans.
Paleontologists have discovered a fossil of newly discovered organism from the 'Ediacara Biota' - a group of organisms that occurred in the Ediacran period of geologic time.
Researchers have discovered an ancient lizard-like animal fossil that could lead to the bottom of the mystery of how small carnivores evolved into land based herbivores. The ancient animal is believed to be existing 300 million years ago.
Ancient spiders had two sets of eyes, according to a new fossil study.
In a recent 'fossil miracle' two halves of the same turtle's arm bones were discovered almost 200 years apart, according to recent study.
An ancient fossil specimen recovered in China shows a mother reptile in the middle of the giving live birth. The 248 million-year-old fossil is of a marine reptile called Chaohusaurus - a member of a bigger group of reptiles called Ichthyosaurs.
A high school student in US has accidentally found the youngest and most complete fossil skeleton of a Parasaurolophus dinosaur.
In a new study, researchers reported that they found blood in a mosquito fossil that lived 46 million years ago.
The fossil remains of the 55 million-years-old monkey-like creature, the oldest primate yet found has been discovered in central China, reported the BBC.
Biologists say they have unraveled the DNA of thecoelacanth, a "living fossil" fish whose ancient lineage offer new information on how life in the sea crept onto land hundreds of millions of years ago.
The discovery of ancient tapeworm eggs in 270-million-year-old fossilized shark poop suggests that these intestinal parasites may have existed in animals for much longer than previously known, scientists claim.