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Birds did not evolve from dinosaurs: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:24

In what could alter the textbooks, researchers have declassified dinosaurs as being the great-great-grandparents of birds.

Fossil of world`s smallest hedgehog unearthed in Canada

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:09

You`ve heard of Sonic the Hedgehog, the video game character. But how about the half-pint hedgehog, the tiniest one that ever lived?

New long-horned dinosaur discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:45

Scientists have identified a new species of plant-eating horned dinosaur with a unique wing-like headgear, which roamed the Earth about 77 million years ago.

152-million-year-old fearsome marine creature ate like modern-day killer whales

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 15:11

A fossilised tooth belonging to a fearsome marine predator has been recorded as the largest of its kind found in the UK, following its recent discovery.

Forget anaconda, this monster snake had crocs for dinner!

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:39

Move over anaconda. At nearly 50-feet long and weighing in at 1,124 kg, titanoboa is by far the biggest snake that ever lived on earth.

Fossils of largest dinosaur found in Argentina

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 22:09

Paleontologists in Argentina`s remote Patagonia region have discovered fossils of what was likely the largest dinosaur ever to roam the earth.

Fossils of largest dinosaur found in Argentina

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 22:08

Paleontologists in Argentina`s remote Patagonia region have discovered fossils of what was likely the largest dinosaur ever to roam the earth.

Modern sharks may not be "living fossils"

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:21

Modern sharks have undergone many more evolutionary changes than previously thought and are not the "living fossils" of their prehistoric ancestors, a new study has found.

520-mn-yr-old shrimp-like creatures filtered food like modern whales

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 16:00

Newly discovered fossils of a huge shrimp-like creature that lived 520 million years ago during the Early Cambrian filtered food just like modern whales.

Earliest evidence of limb bone marrow in 370-million-year-old fish`s fin found

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 13:32

Researchers have presented the earliest fossil evidence for the presence of bone marrow in the fin of a 370 million-year-old fish.

Fossilized whale skull shows sonar existed 32 million years ago

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:40

Researchers have said that a fossilized whale skull found outside Charleston, South Carolina shows all the tell-tales signs that are related to echolocation.

126 mn-yr-old skull fragments reveal discovery of new crocodile species

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 16:10

A new species of crocodile has been recently discovered after two 126-million-year-old fossilized skull fragments were found on the Isle of Wight.