Dinosaurs

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - 'A Look Inside' featurette - Watch

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - 'A Look Inside' featurette - Watch

A new featurette titled 'A Look Inside' has been unveiled and it takes us down the memory lane.

 

May 11, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
Dinosaurs were dying off long before asteroid hit: Study

Dinosaurs were dying off long before asteroid hit: Study

Dinosaurs were in trouble long before the massive asteroid - believed to be the primary cause of their extinction - hit the Earth some 65 million years ago, a study suggests.

Apr 05, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
Rare 200 million-year-old fossil discovered

Rare 200 million-year-old fossil discovered

The new discovery, published in the journal Geological Journal, is from a time known as the Triassic-Jurassic boundary, right after a worldwide mass extinction. 

Feb 02, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Pentagon made of microbes older than dinosaurs: Study

Pentagon made of microbes older than dinosaurs: Study

Different types of oolitic limestones have formed in all geological periods and have been found around the world, including in the US, the UK, Germany, the Bahamas, China and at Shark Bay in Western Australia.

Jan 22, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Fossils of 'iridescent' dinosaurs with rainbow feathers discovered

Fossils of 'iridescent' dinosaurs with rainbow feathers discovered

Aside from making Jurassic ecosystems of 161 million years ago more colourful, the dinosaur is interesting because it has features that are both ancient and modern.

Jan 16, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
Thirty 130 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur eggs from Jurassic period discovered in China

Thirty 130 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur eggs from Jurassic period discovered in China

The construction workers had detonated an explosive to break up a large boulder, but luckily, the fossilized eggs managed to survive the impact.

Jan 02, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
Feathered dinosaurs were even fluffier than believed: Study

Feathered dinosaurs were even fluffier than believed: Study

Modern birds are the direct descendants of a group of feathered, carnivorous dinosaurs that, along with true birds, are referred to as paravians -- which also include Anchiornis, a crow-sized dinosaur species.
 

Nov 29, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Here's how dinosaurs could have survived mass extinction

Here's how dinosaurs could have survived mass extinction

The impact of the asteroid caused a crater 180 km wide and heated organic matter in rocks and ejected it into the atmosphere, forming soot in the stratosphere.
 

Nov 11, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

190 million-year-old 'sea monster' identified

The fossilised bones of the long-necked marine reptile, named Arminisaurus schuberti, were excavated in the early 1980s in Germany.

Sep 18, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
New species of gigantic, long necked dinosaurs found

New species of gigantic, long necked dinosaurs found

Shingopana roamed the Cretaceous landscape alongside Rukwatitan bisepultus, another titanosaur identified in 2014, researchers said.

Aug 26, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
Dino-killing asteroid plunged Earth into darkness

Dino-killing asteroid plunged Earth into darkness

The asteroid triggered global wildfires that lofted into the air tremendous amounts of soot.

Aug 22, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Scientists discover fossils of 160 million-year-old winged mammals of the Jurassic era!

Scientists discover fossils of 160 million-year-old winged mammals of the Jurassic era!

 Two fossils discovered in China show that the volant, or flying, way of life evolved among mammalian ancestors 100 million years earlier than the first modern mammal fliers.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
Scientists discover 'Mona Lisa' of dinosaurs in Canada

Scientists discover 'Mona Lisa' of dinosaurs in Canada

The new genus and species Borealopelta markmitchelli used camouflage to hide from predators despite being built like a tank, researchers said.

Aug 05, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
New bird-like species of dinosaur identified

New bird-like species of dinosaur identified

The researchers also found hundreds of isolated teeth, previously attributed to Troodon. 

Jul 17, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

Volcanic eruptions triggered dawn of dinosaurs: Study

The Triassic extinction, one of the largest mass extinctions of animal life on record, was proceeded by the dinosaur era.

Jun 20, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Fossils of complete crocodile unearthed in China's Jilin Province

Fossils of complete crocodile unearthed in China's Jilin Province

Crocodiles and dinosaurs lived together, which means there are probably more fossils buried underneath, Jin Changzhu, a research fellow at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, said on Friday.

Jun 09, 2017, 11:50 AM IST
Antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' evolved even before dinosaurs

Antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' evolved even before dinosaurs

Antibiotic resistance is a leading public health concern worldwide as it threatens nearly five per cent of patients with infections during their stay in hospitals.

May 13, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Scientists discover 70 million-year-old dinosaur egg fossils in China!

Scientists discover 70 million-year-old dinosaur egg fossils in China!

There have been similar finds in the Foshan region, which has gained a reputation in the scientific community for revealing valuable information from the Cretaceous period.

Apr 24, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
Study says early dinosaurs were similar to crocodiles

Study says early dinosaurs were similar to crocodiles

The six-foot-long, lizard-like carnivore, called Teleocrater rhadinus, was discovered in Tanzania. The finding fundamentally changes our ideas about the evolution of the prehistoric animals.

Apr 13, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Paleontologists identify 150 dinosaur tracks in Australia!

Paleontologists identify 150 dinosaur tracks in Australia!

The newly-identified 150 tracks are older than most dinosaur fossils unearthed in the eastern part of Australia and which are thought to be between 90 and 115 million years old.

Mar 27, 2017, 22:33 PM IST