Scientists have painstakingly recreated the faces of two of our earliest ancestors dating back millions of years.
Palaeontologists have unearthed what is thought to be the oldest member of one of the largest dinosaur species.
Scientists believe that a historic reversal of the Earth's magnetic field may have proven catastrophic.
Scientists have extracted DNA from the teeth of mammoths that roamed the Earth 1.2 million years ago.
A new study has revealed, for the first time, the detailed characteristics and functionality of a dinosaur's rear end.
Paleontologists in Argentina are in the process of unearthing a gargantuan, record-breaking dinosaur.
These giant prehistoric beasts, made famous by Game of Thrones, were part of a mysterious ancient lineage.
The world's largest shark was over two meters long at birth thanks to its penchant for eating its siblings.
Despite being around for 200 million years, crocodiles are much the same today as they were in the past.
Palaeontologists have identified a new prehistoric sea creature that lived in what is now the English Channel.
Palaeontologists have shed new light on the evolutionary history of these abundant prehistoric flying reptiles.
Scientists have determined that mass extinctions have occurred throughout history with striking regularity.
A new study has revealed that Neanderthals had thumbs that were much better suited for power gripping.
Dating back 2 million years, the skull belonged to an early human cousin called Paranthropus robustus.
A chance fossil discovery in Morocco has indicated that some dinosaurs swam vast distances across the sea.
War and conflict may have been an intrinsic part of the lives of our ancestors for over 100,000 years.
Scientists have identified 100 million-year-old sperm cells perfectly preserved within fossilized tree resin.
New research has suggested that you might actually stand a chance of escaping a rampaging T. rex.
Palaeontologists have discovered what is thought to be the earliest known ancestor of the modern-day gibbon.
This gargantuan prehistoric shark was so large that a human standing on its back would be the size of its fin.