About 90% of all species went extinct during the "Great Dying" around 252 million years ago, but in the case of one paleo-beast — the so-called gorgon — reports of its death were greatly exaggerated, new research finds.
Turkeys can fly, blush and are distant relatives of Tyrannosaurus rex. Read on to learn more about these Thanksgiving divas.
Juvenile duck-billed dinosaurs likely hung out in cliques, away from their original herd, an analysis of two bonebeds reveals.
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Pachycephalosaurs probably didn't butt heads at high speeds. Instead, they likely kickboxed like kangaroos.
Archaeologists in Sweden excavating a Viking grave field have uncovered two burials containing swords standing upright.
A giant, ostrich-like dinosaur and its smaller cousin, also an ornithomimosaur, sprinted through what is now Mississippi about 85 million years ago.
Archaeologists in Syria have discovered a stunning mosaic featuring depictions of the Trojan War, Hercules and Neptune dating to the fourth century A.D.
The dinosaur-killing asteroid triggered mile-high monster waves and waters that reached the world over.
Paleontologists are unhappy that a T. rex specimen from Montana is hitting the auction block in Hong Kong in November.
Earlier this year, a study claimed that Tyrannosaurus rex was actually three separate species. Now, a new study refutes that claim and shows that T. rex is just one species.
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More than 11,000 years ago, children in what is now New Mexico splashed in muddy puddles made from sloth footprints, new research shows.
The first Gorgosaurus to be auctioned may go for as much as $8 million. But scientists are dismayed.
Where did mammals come from and how did they evolve into more than 5,000 living species today? A new book explains everything about the mammal lineage.
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion resulted in the most horrific nuclear disaster in the world.
A rare skeleton of the dinosaur Deinonychus, the species that inspired the Velocirators in the movie "Jurassic Park," just sold for $12.4 million at auction.
Glacial archaeologists have found a well preserved arrow from the Iron Age that hunters used to shoot reindeer.
An ancient trilobite fossil revealed that it had teensy claspers, which males likely used to "hug" females while mating.
Using a 3D scanning process known as photogrammetry, archeologists have uncovered five previously unknown giant cave paintings.
Archaeologists are studying a buried, fourth-century pot of Roman coins that an amateur treasure hunter found with a metal detector.
Archaeologists in Egypt have found traces of an ancient temple where people worshiped the god Zeus-Kasios.