Compared to those in lizards and birds, mammalian eardrums have had an entirely different evolutionary history.
A scale insect family fossilized in amber shows how early insects cared for their offspring.
An undergraduate student has helped to identify the first vertebrate fossil from the Jurassic era to be discovered in Hong Kong.
Meet the flying dinosaurs and ancient mammals that once roamed Asia!
Fossilized poo suggests that the marine ecosystem in northeastern Japan had recovered from the Paleozoic-Mesozoic extinction by the Early Triassic.
The discovery of three squirrel-like fossils in China suggests that mammals first appeared much earlier than previously thought.
The well-preserved fossil of the predator Lyrarapax unguispinus shows that they had much simpler brains than their prey.
Scientists say that the newly identified Tibetan fox is the ancestor of modern day arctic foxes, suggesting that animals used the Tibetan Plateau as a stepping stone to Arctic adaptation.
A spectacular new 419 million year old fossil of an armored fish called Entelognathus has been unearthed in China.