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Thursday, May 23, 2013
New speedy, herbivorous dinosaur discovered in Canada
A new quick-footed herbivorous dinosaur, that roamed the Earth 77 million years ago, has been discov...
T. rex`s smaller cousin ate like a falcon
New study has shown that T. rex`s smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged a...
Rare fossils give insight into dinosaur brain development
A new analysis of differently-aged brain fossils from the same species of dinosaur has revealed new ...
Mum and dad Theropod dinosaurs shared incubation duties
A new study into the incubation behavior of modern birds has shed new light on the type of parental ...
Mum and dad dinosaurs shared work load!
Dinosaurs shared the load when it came to incubation of eggs, according to a new study into the broo...
New species of meat-eating dinosaur discovered
Fossil remains found in northwestern China have been identified as a new species of small theropod, ...
Dinosaurs` lineage traced to Tanzania, Zambia
Newly discovered fossils from 10 million years after the mass extinction reveal a lineage of animals...
Early flying dinosaur hunted slippery fish
Microraptor, a small flying dinosaur was a complete hunter, able to swoop down and pickup fish as we...
Meat-eating dinosaurs hatched eggs like brooding birds
Researchers examining fossil eggs have found that a small, bird-like North American dinosaur incubat...
Fossilized claw marks suggest dinosaurs were great swimmers
A researcher from the University of Alberta has discovered the most compelling evidence yet that two...
Comet, not asteroid, killed dinosaurs 66 mn years ago
Most scientists agree that an asteroid impact killed off almost all the dinosaurs and some 70 percen...
How dinosaurs had sex without hurting each other
With all that bony armour and spiky tails thrashing about, sex must have been a risky business for d...
Comet, not asteroid, wiped out dinosaurs
A speeding comet, rather than an asteroid, slammed into the Earth 65 million years ago and sparked t...
Dinosaurs may be brought back to life
Even though dinosaurs have been long extinct, bringing them back to life might be possible.
Crocodiles fed on young dinosaurs: Scientists
Crocodile-like beasts may have munched on young dinosaurs some 75 million years ago, scientists say.
How dinosaurs got world`s longest necks
Hollow neck bones made it possible for the largest of all dinosaurs to evolve necks longer than any ...
Tyrannosaurus rex did not stand upright, with its tail on the ground
A lot of people mistakenly believe that Tyrannosaurus rex stood upright with its tail on the ground ...
Dinosaurs may not have had fleas
Paleontologists who thought dinosaurs had fleas and other parasites have revised their original theo...
`Dinosaurs fed `milk-like` secretions to young`
Dinosaurs secreted a milk-like, nutrient-rich substance to feed their young, which helped them grow ...
Comet or asteroid impact wiped out dinosaurs 66 mn years ago
Scientists have now determined the most precise dates yet for the dinosaur extinction 66 million yea...
Newly discovered dinosaur fossils defy bird evolution theory
The discovery of a new bird-like dinosaur from the Jurassic period has challenged the widely accepte...
Biggest dinosaurs had brains as small as a tennis ball
An advanced member of the largest group of dinosaurs ever to walk the Earth, had a relatively tiny b...
Dinosaurs used feathers for courtship: Study
Some feathered dinosaurs used tail plumage to attract mates, much like modern-day peacocks and turke...
Why some dinosaurs grew so big
Dinosaurs were not only the largest animals to roam the Earth - they also had a greater number of la...
`Volcanoes in India killed dinosaurs`
Volcanic activity in the Deccan Traps near modern-day Mumbai, and not an asteroid, may have killed t...
`Grave robber` survived end of Dinosaur era by burrowing underground
An international team of researchers has resolved the evolutionary relationships of Necrolestes pata...
Some dinosaurs followed Cope’s Rule and became larger over time
In the evolutionary long run, small critters tend to evolve into bigger beasts—at least according to...
T-Rex `ripped victims’ head off to savour juicy neck meat`
Tyrannosaurus Rex used its fiercely strong jaw and neck muscles to literally rip the head off Tricer...
Dinosaurs will `never walk on earth again` as their DNA is `dead`
DNA can survive in fossils longer than previously believed, researchers say.
Duck-bill dinos had amazing teeth
Duck-billed dinosaurs, described as `walking pulp mills`, had an amazing capacity to chew tough and ...
Fossilized remains of 3 flying dinosaurs found in predator’s belly
New evidence has revealed that a feathered, but flightless dinosaur was able to snag and consume sma...
Dinosaurs may have hunted prey more than one-third their own size
Scientists analysing the abdominal contents of two dinosaur fossil specimens have revealed new infor...
Jurassic age dinosaurs stripped bark off of trees using their jaws
Researchers have discovered the eating habits of a giant, herbivorous sauropod dinosaur from the Jur...
Technology demystifies eating habits of dinosaurs
The Diplodocus is a sauropod from the Jurassic Period and one of the longest animals to have lived o...
Dinosaurs much lighter than previously thought
Scientists have developed a new technique to accurately measure the weight and size of dinosaurs and...
Modern birds `closely related to dinosaurs`
Modern birds are, essentially, living dinosaurs, with skulls that are significantly similar to those...
Dinos `responsible for their own demise`
Dinosaurs may be partly to blame for a change in climate because they created too much flatulence, l...
Giant `flea-like` insects may have plagued dinosaurs
Chinese scientists have discovered remarkable fossils of giant “flea-like” animals, which they belie...
Bits of asteroid that hit Earth may have ended up as space debris
Scientists are focused on determining what happened to the bits of rock that were cast off into spac...
Warm and fuzzy Tyrannosaurus rex? New evidence surprises
The discovery of a giant meat-eating dinosaur sporting a downy coat has some scientists reimagining ...
Wildfire biggest threat for dinosaurs: Study
It`s not only the predators, but also intense and frequent wildfires may have been a big threat to d...
Dinosaurs `may have roamed in fiery landscape`
During the Cretaceous dinosaurs may have faced the unexpected hazard.
Reptile with feather-like structures lived before dinosaurs
The strange skin appendages of Longisquama are neither scales nor feathers.
Scientist unravels secret of T.rex`s fearsome snarl
The most fearsome feature of any T. rex`s full-sized model is its array of massive flesh-ripping, bo...
Flower-eating mammals competed with dinosaurs
Once the dinosaurs disappeared, the mammals continued to prosper eating angiosperms, the flowering p...
2 new species of horned dinosaurs named
Scientists have named two new horned dinosaur species based on fossils collected from Alberta, Canad...
Ancient fossilised fish found downing Pterosaur
Pterosaurs ruled the skies during the age of dinosaurs.
Giant fleas fed on dinosaurs?
Palaeontologists claim to have discovered the world`s oldest fleas, dating back to 40 million years,...
Triceratops, Torosaurus were 2 species of dinosaurs
In a new study, scientists have rejected claims that Triceratops and the lesser-known Torosaurus are...
Dinosaurs had fleas too _ giant ones, fossils show
In the Jurassic era, even the flea was a beast, compared to its minuscule modern descendants.
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