Scientists have been studying an incredibly well-preserved bear that was found in the Siberian permafrost.
An incredibly well preserved flower dating back almost 40 million years has been the subject of a new study.
Ostriches are today's largest birds, but in the past - even these giants would have seemed relatively miniature.
Dating back one million years, the remarkably intact skull has been hailed as an important find by palaeoanthropologists.
If the dinosaurs hadn't died out, would they have gone on to develop into an intelligent civilization ?
The iconic predatory dinosaur may have been as much as 70% larger than fossil discoveries suggest.
For decades, fossil experts have been perplexed by a totally bizarre prehistoric creature.
The 31,000-year-old skeleton is believed to be the earliest known evidence of surgical intervention.
The largest shark that ever lived would have put even the man-eating monster from 'Jaws' to shame.
Scientists have determined that this very strange 500 million-year-old creature was not actually related to humans.
The discovery that some plesiosaurs could have lived in freshwater has re-ignited the debate on Nessie.
Scientists have used an artificial intelligence to analyze evidence that early humans were making fire 1 million years ago.
A set of cutting and skinning tools is being hailed as evidence that our ancestors shared knowledge.
A new type of flying reptile from the age of the dinosaurs has been unearthed in the Andes mountains.
A controversial new book claims that the hobbit-like Homo floresiensis may not have actually gone extinct.
Palaeontologists believe that they may have found one of the victims of the extinction event that ended the dinosaurs.
Palaeontologists have discovered fragments of the asteroid that brought about the demise of the dinosaurs.
This fearsome carnivore would have given even today's lions and tigers a run for their money.
New research has indicated that our ancestors lived alongside these gargantuan mammals until relatively recently.
New research has suggested that the process of creating cave paintings may have been a family affair.