Was the early bird Archaeopteryx more of a glider than a flier?
November 28, 2012 | By Brian Switek
A set of partial jaws hold an important place in the history of South American paleontology, but what sort of dinosaur do they represent?
November 27, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Stegosaurus is immediately recognizable for its prominent plates, but why did these structures actually evolve?
November 23, 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
Paleobiologists are still trying to figure out how large sauropods prevented themselves from overheating
November 07, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Jaws once thought to be from Megalosaurus belong instead to this little-known species
November 06, 2012 | By Brian Switek
A bizarre skull fragment hints at a new species of giant predatory dinosaur from Morocco
November 02, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Dinosaurs undoubtedly slipped and fell. But did they leave any evidence of their mishaps in the fossil record?
November 01, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Deinosuchus, an enormous alliagtoroid, undoubtedly gave dinosaurs much to fear
October 31, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Thanks to some historical detectivework, a pair of researchers has relocated one of the earliest recognized dinosaur sites in the American west
October 30, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Sauropods are iconic dinosaurs, but the first of their kind ever found was initially thought to be a huge crocodile
October 29, 2012 | By Brian Switek
We love to imagine Tyrannosaurus fighting Triceratops to the death, but did such battles ever happen?
October 26, 2012 | By Brian Switek