Paleontology

Fall/17

Meet some of the fantastic beasts UChicago faculty helped introduce to the scientific record and the popular imagination.

Fall/17

Two newly discovered species bring humans closer to understanding our lineage.

07.14.2015

University of Chicago paleontologist David Raup, SB’53, died of pneumonia July 9 in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. He was 82.

06.12.2015

Q&A with paleontologist and postdoctoral researcher Nizar Ibrahim.
May–June/15

The discovery of two species suggests greater variety of the earliest mammaliaforms.

Nov–Dec/14

Finally, a dinosaur that swam.

06.18.2013

Dinosaur hunter Paul Sereno uses digital imagery to help a 10,000-year-old skeleton stand and walk.