Scientists decode how dinosaurs learned to fly

Scientists have discovered how feathered dinosaurs took to the skies, providing new insight into the evolution of bird flight.

Early flying dinosaur hunted slippery fish

Microraptor, a small flying dinosaur was a complete hunter, able to swoop down and pickup fish as well as its previously known prey of birds and tree dwelling mammals, a University of Alberta led research has revealed.

Earliest record of feathers found in tiny dinosaur

The colour and detailed feather pattern of Microraptor, a pigeon-sized, four-winged dinosaur that lived about 130 million years ago, has been revealed by a team of American and Chinese researchers.

Birdlike dinos wore basic black with glossy touch

An unusual crowlike dinosaur had glossy black feathers that were probably used to call attention to itself and find a mate.