The first giants have been unearthed. Scientists discover a new super-sized dinosaur species that walked the Earth millions of years earlier than other massive dinos.
Ancient footprints from before dinosaurs even ruled the Earth were just found in southern China, suggesting that animals developed appendages far earlier than we believe.
Paleontologists trace back the origins of all squamates, discovering that the line goes back even further than initially believed. The mother of lizards, it turns out, lived way back in the Permian period.
Has Australia ever had even one normal animal?
Scientists believe that the ancient Australian fossils could be the oldest evidence of life on Earth. If this is true, it will push back the current date believed to be the start of microbial life on the planet.
History may be rewritten as scientists date humans in California over 100,000 years earlier than previously believed.
Fungi might have lived on Earth for two billion years earlier than scientists believed.
A newly discovered fossil exhibits traits from both Neanderthals and Homo erectus.
Researchers claim that that they may have uncovered what seems to be the oldest life on Earth embedded in rocks that survived for at least 3.7 billion years.
An international team of scientists found that an ancient fossil stored in a Canadian museum since mid-1990s actually belong to a new species of extinct primordial worm with terrifying snapping jaws.
Pre-mammalian reptile is the very first animal to produce and use venom.
How could there be preserved tissue from millions of years ago?
Six million years ago, massive otters roamed the Earth armed with powerful jaws and very big skulls.
Archeologists have uncovered a set of footprints in Laetoli in northern Tanzania, which reveals that pre-human species that belongs to the Australopithecus afarensis species, could have mated with different females.