Jaws once thought to be from Megalosaurus belong instead to this little-known species
November 06, 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
For over a century and a half, paleontologists have been confounded by the sail-backed carnivore Becklespinax. What did this dinosaur really look like?
October 22, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Just when naturalists began to suspect that birds might be dinosaurs, one researcher put forward a truly strange idea of what early bird ancestors would have looked like
October 11, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Microbiologist Zachary Copfer has created detailed portraits of famous artists and scientists in petri dishes
October 10, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
Did T. rex use its tiny arms to do push-ups?
October 10, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Paleontologists have named scores of dinosaurs, but why is T. rex our favorite?
October 03, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Carnivorous theropod dinosaurs were once thought to be hydrophobic, but rare swim tracks show that these predators at least sometimes took a dip in lakes and rivers
September 24, 2012 | By Brian Switek
A new study indicates that the gatekeepers of science, whether male or female, are less likely to hire female applicants to work in labs
September 24, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
The history of Thecodontosaurus, the fourth dinosaur ever named, is a tangled tale of paleontologist politics
September 19, 2012 | By Brian Switek
The moon won't actually be blue in color, so where did this strange term originate?
August 29, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
In a new book, UCLA cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz reminds us that humans are animals too. Now, if only other doctors could think that way
August 28, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
In 1938, awful dinosaurs roamed Birmingham, England
August 24, 2012 | By Brian Switek
The man who prepared an illicit tyrannosaur specimen claims that the dinosaur is rightly his
August 09, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Contrary to a popular myth, dinosaurs didn't have butt brains
August 02, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Sherlock Holmes’s extraordinary deductions would be impossible without the optical technologies of the 19th century
July 31, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
Even though scientific interest in dinosaurs is relatively new, our species have been puzzling about the prehistoric creatures for centuries.
July 30, 2012 | By Brian Switek
A devastating storm swept through Washington Friday night. By Saturday morning we were all left wondering, "what in the world had happened?"
July 02, 2012 | By Sarah Zielinski
A special set of footprints may record a dinosaur attack in progress
June 28, 2012 | By Brian Switek