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Two human footprint trackways at White Sands National Monument. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Matthew Bennett/Bournemouth University
'Unique in the world' fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth
7 hours 34 min ago
January 30, 2018
An artist's reconstruction of the new titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt approximately 80 million years ago. MUST CREDIT: Andrew McAfee, Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Scientists discover 'the Holy Grail of dinosaurs' in Africa
January 30, 2018 - 3:42pm
January 25, 2018
A view from below of Misliya Cave, on the western slopes of Mount Carmel in Israel. MUST CREDIT: Handout photo by Mina Weinstein-Evron/Haifa University
Scientists discover the oldest human fossils outside Africa
January 25, 2018 - 4:17pm
June 7, 2017
A reconstruction of the human fossils, a composite image from the CT scans of multiple specimens. MUST CREDIT: Philipp Gunz, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropoolgy, Leipzig
Modern human fossil history was just set back 100,000 years after latest discovery in Morocco
June 7, 2017 - 1:19pm
March 14, 2017
An X-ray tomographic picture of fossil thread-like red algae, tinted to show detail, unearthed in central India may represent the oldest-known plants on Earth, dating from 1.6 billion years ago, according to research published in the journal PLOS Biology in this image released March 13, 2017. Courtesy Stefan Bengtson/Handout via REUTERS
Fossils from 1.6 billion years ago may be oldest-known plants
March 14, 2017 - 3:02pm
March 1, 2017
Haematite tubes from the NSB hydrothermal vent deposits in Quebec, Canada that represent the oldest microfossils and evidence for life on Earth are pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 1, 2017. The remains are at least 3,770 million years old. Matthew Dodd/University College London/Handout via REUTERS
4 billion-year-old Canadian fossils point to earliest-known evidence of life on Earth
March 1, 2017 - 3:17pm
February 18, 2017
An artist's depiction of the diversified and complex Early Triassic marine ecosystem of southeastern Idaho, U.S., revealed soon after the Earth's worst mass exinction, contradicting long-held notion life was slow to recover from calamity. Illustration courtesy of Jorge Gonzalez / Handout via Reuters
Fossils show quick rebound of life after ancient mass extinction
February 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
September 15, 2016
An illustration of how a reconstructed skull of a mosasaur looks, according to the North Dakota Geological Survey. Most of the bottom jaw and parts of the upper skull have been discovered for a mosasaur unique to North Dakota. The bone marked q is the quadrate, a jaw-joint bone used to identify mosasaurs by species. (Photo submitted by the North Dakota Geological Survey)
Giant reptile bones found in Pembina Gorge could be new species
September 15, 2016 - 4:47pm
July 26, 2016
Becky Barnes, paleontologist, holds a Pachycephalosaurus foam skull used for educational purposes. Educational fossils and research fossils are housed in the basement of the Heritage Center in Bismarck. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
North Dakota paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education
July 26, 2016 - 9:19pm
May 20, 2016
New dinos discovered in Montana
May 20, 2016 - 12:33am
April 18, 2016
Clint Boys, a senior paleontologist with the North Dakota Geological Survey, stands by trays of mosasaur fossils last week in the large storage facility beneath the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck.4-14-2016. BISMARCK TRIBUNE PHOTO
North Dakota fossils focus of science crowdfunding effort
April 18, 2016 - 2:07pm
September 23, 2015

The pachycephalosaurus sculpture stands outside of the Dakota Dinosaur Museum on Wednesday in Dickinson. The museum owners are negotiating with the city of Dickinson to sell the museum and some of the contents. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults )
Dakota Dinosaur Museum sale negotiations ongoing with city
September 23, 2015 - 11:54pm
July 25, 2014
Saying goodbye to North Dakota’s dinosaur expert: Hoganson to retire as state paleontologist
July 25, 2014 - 11:36pm
March 20, 2014
A mounted replica skeleton of the new oviraptorosaurian dinosaur species Anzu wyliei on display in the Dinosaurs in Their Time exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in this handout image courtesy of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Scientists identified a dinosaur called Anzu wyliei on March 19, 2014, from fossils found in North Dakota and South Dakota. REUTERS/Carnegie Museum of Natural History/Handout via Reuters
Weird ‘Chicken from Hell’ dinosaur lived alongside T. Rex in what is now Dakotas
March 20, 2014 - 9:29am
September 26, 2013
Pictured is an artist's model of the Dueling Dinos, two specimens discovered in eastern Montana and believed to have perished while locked in battle. The unique pair will be up for auction in November in New York City.
Dueling Dinos: Auction for fossils found in eastern Mont. expected to bring in millions
September 26, 2013 - 12:00am
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