Jurassic
Fossilized Beetle Is Earliest Evidence of Insect Pollinator
Fossilized Beetle Is Earliest Evidence of Insect Pollinator
Abby Olena | Aug 16, 2018
A 99-million-year-old beetle preserved in amber alongside grains of pollen likely pollinated prehistoric plants.
Image of the Day: Dino Tracks
Image of the Day: Dino Tracks
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 12, 2018
A combination of analysis techniques including 3-D models and false-color depth maps allow researchers to study tridactyl dinosaur tracks in Switzerland.
Dinosaur Footprints Give Clues to Middle Jurassic
Dinosaur Footprints Give Clues to Middle Jurassic
Ashley Yeager | Apr 3, 2018
One hundred seventy million years ago, sauropods and theropods trekked across what is now Scotland’s Isle of Skye.
Feathered Dino <em>Archaeopteryx</em> Probably Flew Like a Pheasant
Feathered Dino Archaeopteryx Probably Flew Like a Pheasant
Ashley Yeager | Mar 13, 2018
High-tech imaging of the Jurassic creature’s humerus and ulna bones reveals it flapped its wings to evade predators.
Image of the Day: Ancient Moth Wings
Image of the Day: Ancient Moth Wings
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 12, 2018
The 200-million-year-old fossils, the earliest found of lepidopterans, show characteristics of extant moths.
Image of the Day: Sea Dinosaur 
Image of the Day: Sea Dinosaur 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 15, 2017
Palaeontologists have discovered the oldest fossil evidence to date for small, stiff-necked, sea-dwelling reptiles. 
Image of the Day: Messy Eater
Image of the Day: Messy Eater
The Scientist Staff | Jul 6, 2017
The Jurassic predator Razanandrongobe sakalavae used its colossal, ragged teeth to rip through the muscles and bones of its prey. 
Image of the Day: Wait For It
Image of the Day: Wait For It
The Scientist Staff | May 17, 2017
A current moved this prehistoric ammonite’s lifeless shell across the seafloor, producing an almost 28-foot-long fossilized scratch.