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Meet Australia’s first long-distance walker: a 250kg marsupial with ‘heeled hands’
Creatures dubbed the ambulator roamed across the continent’s arid interior 3.5 million years ago, scientists say

Donna Lu Science writer

30, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Giant flying reptiles revealed to have soared Australia’s skies 107m years ago
Fossils discovered in Victoria 30 years ago are of pterosaurs, the earliest known vertebrates to evolve true flight

Donna Lu Science writer

30, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Forget Jurassic Park: inside the gorgeous David Attenborough series that’s redefining dinosaurs
Prehistoric Planet’s intimate, moving CGI footage is revolutionising natural history – and it’s presented by a national treasure. We meet the creators of a unique TV series

Stuart Heritage

19, May, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Couple unearth one of world’s greatest fossil finds in mid-Wales
Discovery could help plug gaps in understanding of evolution after Cambrian explosion more than 500m years ago

Linda Geddes

01, May, 2023 @6:08 PM

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Dinosaur skull found in Queensland belonged to sauropod that roamed almost 100m years ago
Fossil from fourth-ever discovered specimen of a titanosaur may reinforce theory that dinosaurs travelled between South America and Australia

Donna Lu

11, Apr, 2023 @11:48 PM

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Robin Cocks obituary
Other lives: Head of palaeontology at the Natural History Museum and authority on fossil brachiopods

Mark Cocks

02, Apr, 2023 @7:19 PM

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Tyrannosaurus rex had lips over its teeth, research suggests
Contrary to depiction in movies like Jurassic Park, scientists now believe T rexes were not ‘toothy lipless things’

Nicola Davis

30, Mar, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Jurassic bark? Raffle the dog’s rare fossil find goes on display in Dorset
Public finally able to see 3D remains of plesiosaur discovered on Lyme Regis beach 16 years ago

Steven Morris

16, Mar, 2023 @4:34 PM

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‘Gargantuan’: China fossils reveal 70-tonne dinosaur had 15-metre neck
Analysis of bones found in 1987 suggest Jurassic-era sauropod was animal with longest known neck

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Mar, 2023 @5:43 PM

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Fossils thought to be ancient marine creatures may be seaweed, study suggests
New twist in debate over whether bryozoans cropped up during Cambrian explosion or later

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

08, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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New analysis of ancient human protein could unlock secrets of evolution
The technique – known as proteomics – could bring new insights into the past two million years of humanity’s history

Robin McKie Science Editor

05, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Scientists discover fossils of oldest known potential pollinators
Remains of earwig-like insects discovered near village of Chekarda, Russia, covered in pollen

Ian Sample Science editor

01, Mar, 2023 @12:01 AM

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