Feb 21, 2019
A team led by an NC State paleontologist discovered a new tiny tyrannosaur that paved the way for T. rex to rule.
Jan 28, 2019
Molecular analysis of a fossil feather could help scientists understand when dinosaur feathers developed capacity for flight.
Jan 22, 2019
A newly discovered small, prehistoric shark with spaceship-shaped teeth takes its name from the video game Galaga.
Dec 5, 2018
Research published in Nature describes what soft-tissue analysis reveals about an ancient, dolphin-like marine reptile.
Mar 29, 2018
High on a rocky cliff in central Utah, paleontologists Lindsay Zanno and Bucky Gates found something rare — a large clutch of fossilized dinosaur eggs.
Jan 17, 2018
A new study explains how the evolution of tail weaponry in dinosaurs required a perfect storm of traits not seen in living animals today.
Oct 17, 2017
Fossil tissues show that a pigment-based survival trait common to modern sea turtles evolved at least 54 million years ago.
Oct 10, 2017
An NC State biology researcher found patterns after two of the Earth's mass extinction events.
Sep 13, 2017
Mary Schweitzer, a pioneer in the field of molecular paleontology, learns about dinosaurs by studying original molecules preserved inside fossils for millions of years.
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