The famed fossils are a link to some of the first complex creatures on Earth
November 2013 | By Jerry Adler
The “Wankel Rex,” discovered in Montana in 1988, is one of just a dozen complete skeletons worldwide
June 27, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
What's new at the Smithsonian in June
June 2013 | By Paul Bisceglio
Curator of Fossil Marine Mammals at National Museum of Natural History
May 20, 2013 | By Smithsonian Magazine's "Future Is Here" Conference
Recent scientific findings date their arrival earlier than ever thought, sparking hot debate among archaeologists
February 2013 | By Guy Gugliotta
From feathers to black market fossil controversies, 2012 was a big year for dinosaurs
December 14, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Were enigmatic, 230-million-year-old burrows created by dinosaurs?
December 12, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Claw Shapes: A Glimpse Into the Lifestyle of Raptors?
December 07, 2012 | By Brian Switek
A fragmentary skeleton pins the emergence of dinosaurs more than 10 million years earlier than previously thought
December 05, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Were these Late Cretaceous dinosaurs just the culmination of an evolutionary trend towards ever-larger body size or was something else at work?
November 29, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Was the early bird Archaeopteryx more of a glider than a flier?
November 28, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Everyone knows that birds are dinosaurs, but what kind of dinosaur is your holiday turkey?
November 22, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Were extra-thick hides the secret to why paleontologists have found so much fossilized hadrosaur skin?
November 21, 2012 | By Brian Switek
When did dinosaurs start to become giants? Enigmatic bone fragments found in England complicate the debate
November 20, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Slender limb bones found in Argentina give away a new species of tiny dinosaur
November 16, 2012 | By Brian Switek
New dinosaurs are always cause for excitement, but the real joy of paleontology is investigating dinosaur lives
November 15, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Dinosaur skin impressions aren't as rare as you might think, but how they form is a mystery
November 14, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Amateur paleontologist Ray Stanford has a great talent for tracking Maryland's Cretaceous dinosaurs
November 13, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Canadian researchers found the horned dinosaur hiding in storage
November 09, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Paleontologists uncover a new look for one of Cretaceous Utah's most common dinosaurs, Eolambia
November 08, 2012 | By Brian Switek