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Fossil whales’ teeth shows what ferocious predators they were

International research involving Monash biologists has provided new insights into how the feeding habits of the whale -- the biggest animal -- have evolved. The...

Newly Discovered Dinosaur Species Lost Teeth as Adults

Researchers have discovered that a species of dinosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis, lost its teeth in adolescence and did not grow another set as adults. The...

Earliest evidence in fossil record for right-handedness

Perhaps the bias against left-handers dates back much further than we thought. By examining striations on teeth of a Homo habilis fossil, a new discovery...

Tiny new fossil crocodile-relative had mammal-like teeth

In the dinosaur-rich fossil beds of Morocco, dated to about 100 million years ago, scientists have discovered a strange new crocodile. A fossil was...

New large lineage of prehistoric shark discovered

Megalolamna paradoxodon is the name of a new extinct shark described by an international research team who based their discovery on fossilized teeth up...

3D printed fish fossil may reveal origin of human teeth

Three-dimensional prints of a 400 million year old fish fossil from around Lake Burrinjuck in southeast Australia reveal the possible evolutionary origins of human...

300 Teeth: Duck-billed dinosaurs would have been dentist’s dream

Imagine how much dental care you'd need if you had 300 or more teeth packed together on each side of your mouth. Duck-billed dinosaurs (hadrosaurs),...

Changes in primate teeth linked to rise of monkeys

University of California, Berkeley paleontologists have identified distinctive features of primate teeth that allow them to track the evolution of our ape and monkey...

Fossil teeth suggest that seeds saved bird ancestors from extinction

When the dinosaurs became extinct, plenty of small bird-like dinosaurs disappeared along with giants like Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops. Why only some of them survived...

Fossilised tooth of gigantic ‘killer’ whale found in Australia

A huge, five-million-year-old whale tooth has been discovered on an Australian beach, providing the first evidence of the now extinct killer sperm whale outside...

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