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Scientists decode how dinosaurs learned to fly

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 14:31

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 11:13

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

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 18:33

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

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 08:29

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