All Paleobiology


Mary Rose dog male, not female

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 Nov 2014

The smallest member of the crew on board the Mary Rose – a dog named Hatch – was a he and not a she…

New finding challenges belief birds evolved from dinosaurs

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Jul 2014

A sparrow-sized fossil from China challenges the commonly held belief that birds evolved from groun…

Fossil find could shed light on Neanderthal – human interbreeding

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Jul 2014

A collection of human fossils feared lost has been found and could shed light on whether Neandertha…

Deep sea root of marine evolution sparks controversy

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Jun 2014

The deep ocean may have played a much bigger role in protecting marine diversity than first thought…

Dino weigh-in sheds light on evolution

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 May 2014

Rapidly shrinking body sizes allowed feathered dinosaurs to exploit ecological niches throughout th…

Acid rain plays role in Great Dying

Evoluted New Media | Added: 29 Nov 2013

Rain as acidic as undiluted lemon juice could have contributed to the Great Dying, a severe mass ex…

Evolutionary grains of sand

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Sep 2013

Evolutionary ecologists are using “grains of sand” to understand more about evolutionary processes.…

X-rays reveal ‘dinobird’ shook patterned tail feather

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Jul 2013

Using X-rays to complete the first chemical analysis of feathers from a fossil linking dinosaurs an…

Hunter-gatherers had a taste for fish

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 May 2013

The first study to directly address the often posed question, “why did humans make pots?” reveals t…

Mummy study reveals ancient ancestors’ clogged arteries

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Apr 2013

Ancient hunter-gatherers suffered from clogged arteries too, reveals a study published in The Lance…

Fossilised microbe discovered in 200 million year old leech cocoon

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Jan 2013

Palaeobiologists at the University of Kansas have discovered a ciliate fossil embedded in the wall …

XMaS teeth studies establish our ancestors’ journeys

Evoluted New Media | Added: 21 Dec 2012

Scientists have teamed up with archaeologists to use X-rays to perform the world’s most detailed an…

Mollusc missing link discovered

Evoluted New Media | Added: 12 Nov 2012

A rare fossil called Kulindroplax, the missing link between two mollusc groups, has been discovered…

Green Antarctica

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Sep 2012

Antarctica was once home to a warm rainforest dominated by palms and trees, and a mountain forest w…

Neanderthal extinction not caused by climate

Evoluted New Media | Added: 2 Aug 2012

The demise of the Neanderthal cannot be blamed on climate change say researchers in London.!--more-…