This has to be the most adorable dinosaur correction I have ever seen
January 05, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Dinosaur tracks aren't just scientific curiosities--they have also inspired many legends in China
January 04, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Why is an image of the Garden of Eden considered art, while an exquisitely detailed depiction of Jurassic life is derided as juvenile junk?
January 03, 2012 | By Brian Switek
This was a big year for dinosaur discoveries and debates. Here are a few highlights
December 30, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Two classic bits of animation beautifully visualized the evolution of birds from dinosaurs
December 28, 2011 | By Brian Switek
What did Iguanodon use its big thumb spikes for—stabbing attackers, breaking into seeds, or possibly stripping foliage from branches?
December 27, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Given their probable diet of conifers, I'm surprised there aren't even more holiday sauropods in the Christmas tree mix
December 23, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Fossil lore says 19th century naturalist T.H. Huxley realized that birds were dinosaurs when he carved into a Christmas turkey, but what really happened?
December 22, 2011 | By Brian Switek
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