When paleontologists cut into the fossilized jaw of a distant mammal relative, they got more than they bargained for—more teeth, to be specific.
A new study describes an early mammal that had, pound-for-pound, the strongest bite force of any mammal ever recorded.
Do bird populations living on different mountain ranges evolve independently of one another?
Burke paleontologists travel to Antarctica to collect 250-million-year-old fossils from the Triassic period.
How tiny fossilized plant particles in Costa Rica can be used to reconstruct past landscapes.
A Burke research team recently surveyed fruit bats living on the small island of Grenada.
Working with communities to rebuild a traditional Native boat-building practice, bringing this knowledge back into a living context.
Ted Pietsch retired in July after 37 years as Burke Museum curator of fishes and professor in the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.
How hard can a bat bite, and why does it matter?
Though the lizards may seem like a portal to a bygone era, their habitat and survival faces serious threats today.
Graduate Student Brandon Peecook and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology Christian Sidor described Washington’s first dinosaur fossil in May 2015.