Latest Trilobite Stories
A portrait of prehistoric parenthood captured deep in the fossil record has been uncovered by an international team of scientists led by University of Leicester geologist Professor David Siveter.
Can spaceborne radar help predict sinkholes?
A new study tells the story of an invasion and domination that took place around 450 million years ago in North America.
Paleontologists working on fossils from Kangaroo Island in South Australia have discovered that the Earth's first apex predator had highly acute vision that rivaled or exceeded that of most living insects and crustaceans.
Fossilized â€œsnapshotsâ€ provide University of Cincinnati paleontologist Carlton E Brett and colleagues with new insights into the behavior of ancient marine creatures.
Researchers use a ground-breaking technique that reveals a relationship between cooler temperatures and Earth's second largest mass extinction, which occurred about 450 million years ago.
An influx of invasive species can stop the dominant natural process of new species formation and trigger mass extinction events.
The meters-long, carnivorous "shrimp" from hell that once ruled the seas of Earth a half billion years ago may have been a real softy, it turns out.
British scientists have determined an ice age occurring about 440 million years ago that's been regarded as a brief period actually lasted 30 million years. University of Leicester geologists said their findings suggest that during the ancient ice age, global warming was curbed through the burial of
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