Paleontologists have found the bones of a new dinosaur with eggs nearby, but how do we know whether the bones and eggs go together?
December 21, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Paleontologist Edward Hitchcock was one of the first dinosaur track experts, but why did he insist that birds left the footprints?
December 19, 2011 | By Brian Switek
If any dinosaur has a tortured history, it's the giant predator Saurophaganax
December 16, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Should Nedoceratops and Torosaurus be sunk into Triceratops? The debate continues, and it's not just a bit of paleontological arcana
December 15, 2011 | By Brian Switek
You Are Umasou has to be one of the cutest dinosaur films ever, and one of the strangest
December 13, 2011 | By Brian Switek
It's not just science fiction—dinosaurs have already been in space twice
December 12, 2011 | By Brian Switek
New fossils give a body size boost to what may have been North America's largest dinosaur, Alamosaurus
December 09, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A decade before The Lost World debuted, one science fiction writer beat Arthur Conan Doyle to the dinosaurian punch.
December 08, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Spinops was one funky looking dinosaur, and its discovery emphasizes the role of museum collections. Who knows what else is waiting to be rediscovered?
December 07, 2011 | By Brian Switek
The "Library Phantom" strikes again, and transforms a copy of The Lost World into a prehistoric scene
December 06, 2011 | By Brian Switek
As ugly as they were, some of Fantasia's dinosaurs were ahead of their time
December 05, 2011 | By Brian Switek
This is not super-sexy research, but some of the biggest gaps in our understanding about dinosaurs involve relatively simple things
December 02, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Back when tyrannosaurs were new to science, paleontologist Lawrence Lambe cast them as bumbling scavengers that ate rotten flesh
December 01, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A hollow, thin-walled bone is not exactly the sort of structure that is going to protect a sauropod from attack—so what was its purpose?
November 30, 2011 | By Brian Switek
What's the use of setting your science-fiction family drama 85 million years in the past if you're not going to highlight some of the local fauna?
November 29, 2011 | By Brian Switek
D'oh! Homer and the gang meet up with some scary dinosaurs
November 28, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Tyrannosaurus has an image as the apex of the apex predators, and maybe that's why people get upset when paleontologists suggest it was at least partly covered in a coat of feathers
November 23, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Paleontologists have found the bones of a bird inside a feathered dinosaur. What can this discovery tell us about how Microraptor lived?
November 22, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Very few skeletons have been found from this period, and much of what we know about the dinosaurs of the Early Jurassic Southwest comes from tracksites
November 21, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A new adventure game goes back to the scene of the crime that set the catastrophic events of the first film in motion
November 18, 2011 | By Brian Switek