Latest Timothy S. Myers Stories
Scientists have long believed that during the Jurassic, the climate of the western United States transitioned from a fairly dry New Mexico to a wetter climate in Montana. However, a new study reveals that the climate was more complex than previously thought.
According to Southern Methodist University paleontologists Timothy S. Myers, Louis L. Jacobs, and SMU sedimentary geologist Neil J. Tabor, the modern relationship between animals and vegetation is similar to millions of years ago.
Unique specimen is first of its kind discovered as far south as Texas, where it flew over a vast ancient sea.
A 95 million-year-old fossilized jaw discovered in Texas has been identified as a new genus and species of flying reptile, Aetodactylus halli.
Geochemical analysis of rare ancient soil produces new paleoclimate data.
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