Twenty-five new species of 65-million-year-old tiny fossils from Jamaica recently described in the journal Micropaleontology show affinities to species from Chiapas, southern Mexico, and indicate that the two landmasses were once connected.
When the group reached the location, instead of the anticipated opportunity to garner a wealth of information, Bell and the others encountered a scene of senseless desecration.
Here are five top destinations in the western U.S. where you can get up close and personal with dinosaurs, ranging from kid-friendly day trips to serious multi-day digs with the pros.
My hunch is that fossils are now speaking out to us loud and clear. And that microscopic fossils have the very darkest stories to tell. The ways of the world can be read within a grain of sand.
A group with the intriguing name Friends of the Pleistocene has started work on a guide to truly truly old New York: Their "geologic city" p...
You've heard of the La Brea Tar Pits, the place in Los Angeles where hundreds of fossils have been found, right? Well, now we've got something in Colorado just like it, except for all the tar.
Avid paleontology fans -- and I know there are thousands of you reading this column right now -- may have taken note of the discovery recently of what...
What if we descend, not from a blustering chimp-like ancestor, but from a gentle, bonobo-like ape? What if we share characteristics with both of these relatives instead of the one favored by our political ideology?
eSarcasm managed to score an exclusive interview with Ardi. Here she talks about what it's like to be the world's first hip hop diva, and reveals the real reasons why men walk upright.
The DNA revolution has extended proof of the "traditional" family back to about 4,600 years ago.