150-million-year-old sea-monster fossil found in Poland

A pair of researchers with the Polish Academy of Sciences has excavated the fossilized remains of a 150-million-year-old sea monster known as a pliosaur. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, ...

Scientists identify freezing times for Cretaceous dinosaurs

Scientists studying fossils and minerals from Arctic Svalbard, in Norway, have discovered evidence that the ‘greenhouse’ climate of the Cretaceous period was punctuated by a sudden drop in global temperatures.