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Birds did not evolve from dinosaurs: Study

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?

Not hot- nor cold-blooded, dinosaurs were `in between`

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 19:03

Were dinosaurs hot-blooded like birds and mammals or cold blooded like reptiles? Well, they were somewhere "in between".

Dinosaur-era flying reptiles were extremely social

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 13:07

The fossilized remains of Pterosaurs or flying reptiles - who were wiped out nearly 120 million years ago from earth - have provided a slice of prehistoric life - revealing that these dinosaur-era creatures were extremely social.

Forest fire of 66 million years ago could reveal much about last days of dinos

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 10:18

Researchers have said that as far back as the time of the dinosaurs about 66 million years ago, forests recovered from fires in the same manner they do today.

Dino fossil proves humans lived alongside dinosaurs

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 12:17

The Australian man, who is building a Noah`s ark in America, is set to unveil a dinosaur fossil named "Ebenezer", which he says proves that humans lived alongside dinosaurs.

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.

New fossils suggest dinosaurs may have survived beyond Jurassic period

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:57

Argentine palaeontologists who have discovered new fossils suggest that dinosaurs may have survived beyond the Jurassic period.

`Nuclear winter` wiped out dinosaurs 66 mn years ago: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 13:12

A sudden dip in temperatures wiped out dinosaurs, a team of scientists has revealed that a massive asteroid hit the earth 66 million years ago, causing “nuclear winter”.

Revealed: How dinosaurs shrunk into birds

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 14:29

Dinosaurs are not extinct, go tell this to your kids. There are about 10,000 species alive today - in the form of birds!

Amphibians and dinosaurs were new large predators after mass extinction 252 mln years ago

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 14:48

Researchers have said that crocodile-like amphibians and later the precursors of the known plesiosaurs and ichthyosaurs went in search of prey in the oceans soon after the end of the mass extinction.