What did the earliest dinosaurs eat? - study

The earliest dinosaurs were carnivorous, omnivorous and herbivorous, according to new research.

Could dinosaurs whip tails at supersonic speeds, 200 decibels? No - study

The long-necked diplodocid sauropod dinosaurs were believed to be able to whip their tails at supersonic speeds. A new study explains why that isn't possible.


New semi-aquatic theropod dinosaur was discovered in Mongolia

The dinosaur, which has been named Natovenator polydontus, was discovered in the Omnogovi Province of Mongolia

By Sam Halpern

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs set off world mega earthquake

A “mega-earthquake” is estimated to have included 50,000 times the energy than was released during the Sumatra earthquake in 2004 that recorded 9.1 on the Richter Scale.

Dinosaur-killing asteroid caused tsunami that scoured seafloor across the globe - study

The tsunami that killed the dinosaurs was strong enough to disturb and erode sediments in ocean basins halfway around the globe.


What caused the holes in this prehistoric T-Rex's jawbone? - study

For years, scientists have been stumped as to what caused the golf ball-sized holes in the skull of one of the world's best-known dinosaur fossils.


Megalodon: What were the largest predatory sharks on Earth? - explainer

If you are one to fear large sharks, and if the movies Jaws or The Meg terrified you, then the megalodon, the massive prehistoric selachians, are likely the stuff of nightmares.


Did scientists find a reptile that walked with dinosaurs? - study

Archaeologists have uncovered a fossilized skeleton of a small ancient reptile that is long gone, but one direct relative still thrives in New Zealand.

Oldest dinosaur in Africa discovered in Zimbabwe - study

The research that went into these discoveries was published on Wednesday in Nature. Mbiresaurus was a sauropodomorph, a long-necked dinosaur, and is estimated to have been about six feet tall.

Ancient dinosaur tracks exposed along riverbed after drought in Texas

The tracks most likely belonged to an acrocanthosaurus, who roamed North America around 113 million years ago.

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