A new study questions the importance of meat-eating in shaping human evolution.
A paleontologist and her team documented over 600 new fossil finds from the Age of Mammals, a record in the multi-decade Uinta Basin Project.
A first-time paleontology volunteer used her keen intuition and some good old-fashioned beginner’s luck to find an impressive fossil skeleton.
During a summer that’s already marked by record-breaking heat, the quest to find these fossils is more important than ever.
Join the “Modern Family” actor for a five-part webcast examining the Natural History Museum of Utah’s collections.
An international team reveals discoveries about an unusual time called the ‘Carnian Pluvial Episode.’
To understand the environmental pressures that shaped human evolution, scientists must first piece together the details of the ancient plant and animal communities that our fossil ancestors lived in over the past 7 million years.
Dinosaur relatives and first dinosaurs more closely connected than previously thought and precise rock dating calls ages of other fossil sites across the globe into question.
A remarkably detailed picture of the climate and ecology during the Triassic Period explains why dinosaurs failed to establish dominance near the equator for 30 million years.