A U 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.
Experiments in water tanks, including a U pool, suggest the ancient animals lived a vertical marine lifestyle.
Researchers use 3D-printed models to explore fractal-like interior shell patterns.
New method preserves these rare samples for scientific analysis
Name honors Ritterbush’s research in the rock formation where the fossil shell was found.
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.’
Explore the Natural Museum of History’s exhibitions from the comfort of your own home.
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.