Dinosaurs & Fossils
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An international team of scientists has discovered a new species of fossil in England – and identified it as a 425-million-year-old parasitic intruder.
"A crucial transformation": Scientists use 500 million-year-old fossilised brain to study evolution of animal heads
Dr Javier Ortega-Hernández, from the University of Cambridge, says a brain from Canada has solved the mystery of how anthropod bodies evolved from soft to hard.
Penis Worm was a fearsome Cambrian period predator with teeth like a cheese grater, say palaeontologists
A flesh-eating 'Penis Worm' inhabited the earth millions of years before dinosaurs, say scientists delving back into the fossil record from 500 million years ago.
As the imminent release of Jurassic Park Four signals a new round of dino-mania, prehistoric creatures are set to invade Hampshire for a monumental year of exhibitions and events in the county's top......
Zoologists in Oxford have used 3D remains discovered in Morocco to detail a new type of anomalocaridid - a marine animal family which appeared 520 million years ago before going extinct.
A tetrapod which reached land around 360 million years ago has been likened to a modern crocodile by scientists who have used software techniques to scan its bones.
A new type of ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile which was alive during the time of the dinosaurs, has been identified from a fossil found on Dorset’s Jurassic coast.