A new study claims to confirm Archaeopteryx as one of the earliest birds, but what does the ongoing debate about this feathered dinosaur mean for the way science works?
October 26, 2011 | By Brian Switek
When I met Jurassic Park scientific adviser Jack Horner by chance last month, he dropped a clue as to what the next movie is going to be about
October 25, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Was Torosaurus just an adult Triceratops? A poorly understood species may hold the key to the answer
October 24, 2011 | By Brian Switek
In a new game set behind German lines during WWI, players run from sickle-clawed dinosaurs in the trenches
October 21, 2011 | By Brian Switek
The discovery of a strange, crocodile-snouted dinosaur in England was the key to reconstructing one of the strangest groups of predatory dinosaurs ever
October 20, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Just in time for the 150th anniversary year of Archaeopteryx, paleontologists announce an 11th specimen of the dinosaur-like bird
October 19, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A peculiar horned dinosaur from New Mexico may help paleontologists understand how titans such as Triceratops evolved
October 18, 2011 | By Brian Switek
One of the most stunning theropod dinosaurs ever discovered may add to our understanding of how feathers evolved
October 14, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A new study finds that Tyrannosaurus truly had "thunder thighs." Juveniles were likely more agile than adults
October 13, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A 1990s high school romance flick takes an odd turn when an animatronic dinosaur gets the Frankenstein treatment
October 12, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Just how many different dinosaurs existed in North America during the end of the Cretaceous? It's a matter of huge debate
October 07, 2011 | By Brian Switek
The sign makes me smile every time. It was made when the massive sauropod dinosaurs were thought to spend most of their time in water
October 05, 2011 | By Brian Switek
The show's setting in a lush, 85-million-year-old jungle may be unique, but the tempo follows many of the standard TV tropes.
October 04, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A visit to Munich meant a pilgrimage to the paleontology museum
September 30, 2011 | By Brian Wolly
The feathered dinosaurs do have feathers, and the cannibalism storyline is solid, but it's a shame to see venomous Sinornithosaurus and the old "dino gangs" trap
September 29, 2011 | By Brian Switek
How many students are still meeting outdated dinosaurs, rather than the dinosaurs we now know?
September 28, 2011 | By Brian Switek
The show borrows heavily from other sci-fi sources and the first episode was heavy on exposition. But what about the dinosaurs?
September 27, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Paleontologists typically have only a handful of specimens, represented by incomplete materials, from a range of sites spanning millions of years
September 26, 2011 | By Brian Switek
For the first time in 65 million years, non-avian dinosaurs roam the planet—and the best we can do is turn 'em into chunky cat food
September 23, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Tyrannosaurus gets a lot of guff for having small hands, but if we're going to poke fun at any dinosaur for having wimpy forelimbs, it should probably be the "meat-eating bull"
September 22, 2011 | By Brian Switek