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Nearly intact baby dinosaur skeleton discovered in Canada

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 10:34

Scientists in Canada have unearthed extremely well-preserved remains of a baby dinosaur, dating back 70 million years, at Alberta`s Dinosaur Provincial Park.

4 new dinosaur species identified

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 13:21

A University of Alberta researcher has identified 4 dinosaur species.

Early flying dinosaur hunted slippery fish

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 11:13

Microraptor, a small flying dinosaur was a complete hunter, able to swoop down and pickup fish as well as its previously known prey of birds and tree dwelling mammals, a University of Alberta led research has revealed.

Fossilized claw marks suggest dinosaurs were great swimmers

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 13:48

A researcher from the University of Alberta has discovered the most compelling evidence yet that two-legged dinosaurs could swim for long distances.

`Arctic ice melt could wipe out polar bears`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 12:30

An unexpected increase in Arctic sea ice melt and global warming trends could wipe out half the polar bear numbers in a single year, researchers have warned.

Secret life of binary stars revealed

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 12:47

In a new study, researchers have revealed the workings of a celestial event involving binary stars that results in an explosion so powerful it ranks close to supernovae in luminosity.

Many species of small meat-eating dinosaurs existed than thought

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 14:28

University of Alberta researchers have identified at least 23 species of small meat-eating dinosaurs that roamed western Canada and the United States, 85 to 65 million years ago.

Tracing humanity’s ancestry `may mean rewriting out of Africa dates`

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 16:52

The findings of a new study may lead to rethinking how and when our ancestors left Africa to colonize the globe, it has been claimed.

Wolf-like dinosaur fed on small flying dinos: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 18:56

Researchers have discovered that a flightless wolf-like dinosaur was able to catch and prey on small flying dinosaurs.

Suspect of Canadian university shooting arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2012, 14:08

Travis Baumgartner was seized by US border authorities while attempting to cross into the United States.

Canada: 3 dead, 1 critical after campus shooting

Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 20:20

An early-morning shooting left three dead and one in critical condition at the University of Alberta campus in Canada, police said.