Slideshows

Malawisaurus in the Perot Museum SMU contributes fossils, expertise to new Perot Museum in ongoing scientific collaboration. Read more and view the images.
Texas coelacanth: Reidus hilli 100 million-year-old coelacanth discovered in Texas is new fish species from Cretaceous. Read more and view the images.
Lahore Mosque and fort New study on kingship and sainthood in Islam offers a striking new historical perspective. Read more and view the images.
Tree ring with fire scars Ancient tree-ring records from southwest U.S. suggest today’s megafires are truly unusual. Read more and view the images.
Indian gharial snout New Texas Native: 96-million-year-old crocodile Terminonaris makes its first appearance in Texas, switches origins. Read more and view the images.
13. Hunting under the microscope Tiny teeth discovered from Inner Mongolia are new species of today’s birch mouse, rare “living fossil”. Read more and view the images.
Guatemala???s ???Head of Stone??? 3-D mapping of Guatemala’s “Head of Stone” confirms ancient Maya buildings buried beneath forest cover. Read more and view the images.
Modern replica of stone chopping tool Modern-day bamboo tool-making shines light on scarcity of Stone Age tools from prehistoric East Asia. Read more and view the images.
Glen Rose, Texas, band stand 3D digital download of giant Glen Rose dinosaur track is roadmap for saving at-risk natural history resources. Read more and view the images.
Teeth, 20 mya mole rat, Uganda Rodents, diverse and abundant in prehistoric Africa, shed light on human evolution. Read more and view the images.
A half-mile down in Soudan ABC 8: Minnesota mine could yield secrets of the universe to SMU professor. Read more and view the images.
Cenozoic Africa vegetation Ancient Africa mysteries: Evidence is weak for tropical rainforest 65 million years ago in Africa’s low-latitudes. Read more and view the images.
Jurreru Valley, Kurnool District, South India Taking a new look at old digs: Trampling animals can alter muddy Paleolithic sites. Read more and view the images.
Casa Grande historic photo (Credit: Natl Park Service) NSF funds research to unravel Arizona’s prehistoric puzzle: The Hohokam ceramic industry. Read more and view the images.
Aetodactylus Halli Texas discovery: Rare 95 million-year-old flying reptile Aetodactylus halli is new genus, species of pterosaur. Read more and view the images.
Anatahan volcano USGS-SMU volcano monitoring targets hazard threat to Marianas, U.S. military, commercial jets. Read more and view the images.
Paluxysaurus jonesi pelvic block World’s first full skeletal mount of Paluxysaurus jonesi dinosaur reveals new biology. Read more and view the images.
Aetodactylus Halli Tropical Central Africa — now The Congo Basin — was arid, treeless during Late Jurassic. Read more and view the images.
The embedded track Portable 3D laser technology preserves Texas dinosaur’s rare footprint. Read more and view the images.
Modern Canary Islands land snails Land snail fossils suggest eastern Canary Islands wetter, cooler 50,000 years ago. Read more and view the images.