Canadian dinosaur closely related to mammals

The fossil, previously known at Bathygnathus borealis, was collected in 1845, and was named Bathygnathus borealis by palaeontologist Joseph Leidy.

New species of duckbilled dinosaur found

 The discovery helps explain an evolutionary transition from an earlier duckbilled species to that group's descendants.

200-mn-year old dinosaur remains found in South Africa

 The dinosaur remains, yet to be named, were found at a border area between South Africa and Lesotho.

How jaws influenced dinosaurs' diets
How jaws influenced dinosaurs' diets

Just how serious was the killer T rex dinosaur's bite? Researchers from the University of Bristol have now revealed that the feeding style and dietary preferences of dinosaurs were closely linked to how wide they could open their jaws.

Dinosaur fossil with preserved feathers, skin found
Dinosaur fossil with preserved feathers, skin found

Although the preserved feathers are extremely crushed due to sediment compaction, scanning electron microscopy shows a three-dimensional keratin structure to the feathers on the tail and body.

300 million-year-old giant shark fossils found in US

 Even before the age of dinosaurs, massive relatives of the modern-day sharks ruled the waters of present-day Texas, reveals an analysis of fossils recovered recently from the region.

Baby dinosaur fossils found in 'Dragon's Tomb'

Their discovery adds to knowledge about how dinosaurs developed and grew, from birth to adulthood.

Some dinosaur drew heat from the Sun to make that kill

The team examined fossilised dinosaur eggshells from Argentina and Mongolia.

Giant dinosaur had tennis ball-sized brain

The finding could help scientists uncover some of the mysteries of how dinosaur brains operated, including their intellectual and sensory abilities.

New dinosaur species had claws the size of kitchen knives

Researchers have discovered a new species of meat-eating dinosaur, which had sickle-shaped claws the size of chef's knives, and roamed in Australia about 110 million years ago.

Indian scientists discover plant species of dinosaur age

Indian scientists claim to have discovered two new Cycads species of plants in Odisha which were dominant some 201 million to 145 million years ago, popularly known as the Jurassic period.

Steak knife teeth made T rex fearsome predators

The dreaded Tyrannosaurus rex and its dinosaur cousins were successful predators partly due to unique teeth designed like steak knives that allowed them to tear through the flesh of their prey, a new study has found.

Largest bird-like dinosaur unearthed in China

A team of palaeontologists working in China has unearthed the fossil remains of the winged dinosaur - a close cousin of the Velociraptor - which was made famous by the "Jurassic Park" film series.

New horned dinosaur found in Canada
New horned dinosaur found in Canada

Scientists have discovered a striking new species of horned dinosaur in southern Alberta, Canada.

Dinosaurs' extinction gave rise to modern fish: Study

Paleontologists have determined that ray-finned fish - the world's most diverse vertebrates - began their dominance in the oceans 66 million years ago after the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs from the Earth.

New dinosaur species found in South Africa!

 Researchers have discovered a new species of dinosaur that roamed some 200 million years ago around what is now South Africa.

Giant sauropod dinosaur may not be as large as thought

Using new three dimensional modelling, scientists have found that the giant sauropod dinosaur, Dreadnoughtus, discovered by palaeontologists in South America in 2014, was not as large as thought earlier.

Britain's oldest vegetarian dinosaur found

 Scientists have identified Britain's oldest sauropod (plant-eaters) dinosaur from a fossil bone discovered on the Yorkshire coast.

First dinosaur fossil in Washington State found

Paleontologists have unearthed the first dinosaur fossil from Washington State which is approximately 80 million years old.

Scientists to dissect life-sized T-Rex replica

Scientists have created a life-sized, anatomically complete version of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.