The discovery of a fossil of a snake with four legs suggests that the modern-day reptiles evolved from digging, rather than swimming, ancestors.
Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.
A team of researchers in England has discovered how a worm with no mouth or stomach may have messed with the ocean's fossil record for millions of years.
Before they become damaged by extraction and erosion, palaeontologists have started using handheld 3D scanners to preserve fossils in Kenya.
The chipmaker and watchmaker hope to capture some of the new market, expected to reach $8 billion in revenue by 2018.
The ultimate "Jurassic World" collectible isn't sold in toy stores. You can buy a real velociraptor claw fossil from a specialty dealer.
It's not old enough to have slurped dino blood, but a well-fed mosquito from 46 million years ago is the first such fossil to be discovered.
Space-alien theorists have gotten a thrill from a bone-like object found on Mars, but NASA has a more plausible explanation.
It didn't breathe fire so far as we know, but when the newly dubbed species Pelagornis sandersi flapped its massive wings 25 million years ago, it would have been quite a sight.
Paleontologists in Argentina find thigh bones so big, they believe they've found a new variety of titanosaur.