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.

Sep 22, 2013, 14:31 PM IST

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.

Apr 23, 2013, 11:13 AM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2012, 18:33 PM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2012, 08:29 AM IST