Researchers discover a new marine reptile that lived about 250 million years ago

A joint scientific team from Poland and China documented a new marine reptile that thrived approximately 250 million years ago in present-day China.

Pliosaurs were larger much earlier than previously thought

Pliosaurs, a subset within the plesiosaur group, were found to attain remarkable sizes far earlier than previously believed, as indicated by research conducted by an international team, including a scientist affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences. This discovery provides new insights into the evolutionary trajectory of these formidable oceanic predators.

Prehistoric fish fills 100 million year gap in evolution of the skull

A recent study has uncovered an intriguing perspective on the evolution of brain protection in vertebrates, thanks to...

Innovative approach reveals environmental mechanisms of the end-Cretaceous extinction

A fresh perspective on extensively researched inquiries sheds new light on the environmental influences behind the end-Cretaceous mass...

New South American site reveals extraordinary fossils from the end of the age of the dinosaurs

The recent unearthing of a remarkable fossil site in Argentina is offering fresh insights into life towards the...

Jawless ‘bite’ from the past: Jurassic fossils shed light on lamprey evolution

Scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, along with their partners, have unveiled the discovery...

The first dinosaur egg was leathery

The unearthing of numerous remarkably well-preserved dinosaur specimens tied to reproduction within the past thirty years has significantly advanced our understanding of dinosaur reproductive...

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