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Rare cricket family sheds light on extinct Jurassic species’ acoustics

World-first research into a rare family of insects will help scientists understand how the common bush-crickets we are familiar with today developed their highly...

Exceptionally preserved Jurassic sea life found in new fossil site

A trove of exceptionally preserved Jurassic marine fossils discovered in Canada, rare for recording soft-bodied species that normally don't fossilize, is expanding scientists' view...

Understanding new evidence of the impact of climate change in the...

Geochemical and biological research offers academics a window into earth history, enabling them to piece together events that occurred before records began. Much of...

New species of Jurassic reptile identified from skeletal remains

A new species of British ichthyosaur has been identified using skeletal remains that have been on display at the University of Bristol's School of...

‘Jurassic Park’ paleontologist retiring from museum he built

Jack Horner, the paleontologist who discovered the world's first dinosaur embryos and found that dinosaurs had nests and cared for their young, is leaving...

Scientists discover major Jurassic fossil site in Argentina

Paleontologists in Argentina have announced the discovery of a major Jurassic-era fossil site four years after it was first discovered. The site, which spans 23,000...

Discovery of ‘Jurassic butterflies’

IU paleobotanist David Dilcher is a co-author on a study out today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society: B that identifies a Jurassic...

200 million-year-old Jurassic dinosaur uncovered in Wales

A new carnivorous dinosaur species named Dracoraptor hanigani uncovered in the south of Wales is possibly the oldest known Jurassic dinosaur from the UK,...

Jaw mechanics of a shell-crushing Jurassic fish revealed

The feeding habits of an unusual 200-million-year-old fish have been uncovered by a University of Bristol undergraduate in a groundbreaking study which has been...

New Jurassic species of marine reptile identified from fossils in Scotland

A new species of marine reptile from the Jurassic era has been identified from fossils found on the Isle of Skye. The dolphin-like creatures were...

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