Dinosaur-killer asteroid nearly wiped out mammals too
Dinosaur-killer asteroid nearly wiped out mammals too

Many mammals came perilously close to extinction when a massive asteroid hit the earth 66 million years ago, says a study, adding that if a few lucky species did not make it through then mammals may have gone the way of the dinosaurs.

Birds evolved rapidly after dinosaurs went extinct
Birds evolved rapidly after dinosaurs went extinct

The most ambitious genetic study ever, involving over 200 scientists from across the world and 23 research papers, undertaken on bird evolution has found that almost all modern birds diversified after the dinosaurs became extinct 66 million years ago.

`Eagle-face` was oldest horned dinosaur in US: Study

Paleontologists working in Montana have unearthed a skull from the oldest horned dinosaur in North America, and it was as small as a crow, said a study out Wednesday.

First detailed analysis of quails' gait sheds light on dinosaur's locomotion
First detailed analysis of quails' gait sheds light on dinosaur's locomotion

A team of motion scientists has analyzed the gait of birds to know how horizontally forward-facing posture affects the movement of their legs and on their stability when they walk.

Second dinosaur fossil found in Malaysia
Second dinosaur fossil found in Malaysia

 A Malaysian university Thursday announced the recovery of a dinosaur fossil in the country, media reported.

Armoured dinosaur used nose to transfer heat

A new study shows that armour-plated dinosaurs (ankylosaurs) had the capacity to modify the temperature of the air they breathed in an exceptional way: by using their long, winding nasal passages as heat transfer devices.

First winged insects took first flight during dinosaur era
First winged insects took first flight during dinosaur era

A new study has revealed that winged insects like, dragonflies, damselflies took the skies during the time of dinosaurs.

Scientists restore part of rare dinosaur's fossil

Using modern computer technology, scientists have restored part of a fossil of a rare dinosaur that lived more than 90 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period in what is now Mongolia.

New meat-eating dinosaur species found in Venezuela
New meat-eating dinosaur species found in Venezuela

A group of international scientists have discovered the remains of a unique carnivorous dinosaur in Western Venezuela, research in the Royal Society Open Science said on Wednesday.

New Mexico dinosaur species has relatives in Canada

Ziapelta sanjuanensis, a newly discovered armoured dinosaur from New Mexico in the US has close ties to the dinosaurs of Alberta in Canada.

Plant-eating 'King Nose' dinosaurs roamed Utah plains 75mn yrs ago
Plant-eating 'King Nose' dinosaurs roamed Utah plains 75mn yrs ago

A new research has revealed about the discovery of a hadrosaur species with a truly distinctive nasal profile that lived approximately 75 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period.

No trace of dinosaur fossils stolen from MP museum

The rare fossils of dinosaur eggs stolen about 18 months back from a museum in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district are yet to be traced.

Rukwatitan Bisepultus: New species of dinosaur found in Tanzania
Rukwatitan Bisepultus: New species of dinosaur found in Tanzania

Paleontologists in Ohio have discovered a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur in Tanzania, a member of the large-bodied sauropods which thrived during the middle of the Cretaceous Period.

Meet Dreadnoughtus, the largest dinosaur that ever lived on earth
Meet Dreadnoughtus, the largest dinosaur that ever lived on earth

Meet Dreadnoughtus scrani, one of the largest creatures on earth weighing heavier than a Boeing 737 with a weight of almost 65 tons.

Spanish site `mega-trove` of dinosaur footprints

Experts confirm that a site in Spain`s Burgos province is a "mega-trove" of fossilised dinosaur footprints from an unknown species.

New dog-sized dinosaur species discovered in Venezuela

Scientists have identified a new dog-sized dinosaur species from South America that roamed the Earth in small groups and lived on a diet of ferns and insects.

How do you make a bird? Shrink a dinosaur for 50 million years

Large flesh-eating dinosaurs evolved into small flying birds, but it did not happen overnight.

Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds

Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to become the first birds.

Russian Meteorite explains mystery behind dinosaur extinction

A new study on Russian Chelyabinsk meteorite has shed a light on the long-standing debate about the source of the asteroid that impacted the Earth and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Dinosaur skeletons returning home to Mongolia: US

US officials have turned over to the Mongolian government enough 80 million-year-old dinosaur skeletons to stock a museum, including two relics of a kind of dinosaur that a prosecutor said "memorably stampeded" in a Hollywood movie.