Dinosaur-killing asteroid didn't ravage earth: Study

 New research has debunked the theory that the asteroid thought to have led to the extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago also caused vast global firestorms that ravaged the Earth.

Dino-killing asteroid did not lead to vast global firestorms
Dino-killing asteroid did not lead to vast global firestorms

A new study has recently revealed that asteroid impact didn't cause vast global firestorms that wiped out the dinosaurs.

Fossils confirm asteroid killed dinosaurs rapidly in Europe 66 million yrs ago
Fossils confirm asteroid killed dinosaurs rapidly in Europe 66 million yrs ago

A new fossil study has recently revealed that dinosaurs died rapidly in Europe 66 million years ago by the asteroid impact.

Pre-Jurassic era fossil of marine reptile found

 A pre-Jurassic era fossil of a carnivorous marine reptile has been found on a beach in south Wales.

Massive volcanic explosions contributed to dinosaurs' extinction
Massive volcanic explosions contributed to dinosaurs' extinction

A new research has examined that a series of colossal volcanic explosions 66 million years ago, emitted massive amounts of climate-altering gases into the atmosphere immediately before and during the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs.

Watch: 'Jurassic World' trailer grabs 33 mn views in 4 days on YouTube
Watch: 'Jurassic World' trailer grabs 33 mn views in 4 days on YouTube

Dinosaurs have always caught the fascination of mankind. A return to the cult classic series 'Jurassic Park', about these extinct animals seems to have created a massive stir all over the world. 

New 'Tree of life' puts turtles next to dinosaurs
New 'Tree of life' puts turtles next to dinosaurs

Refuting the notion that turtles are most closely related to lizards and snakes, researchers from the California Academy of Sciences have now reconstructed a detailed “tree of life” linking turtles to dinosaurs.

Armored dinosaurs used nose to modify temperature of air they breathed

A new study has revealed that the armored dinosaurs utilized their long, winding nasal passages to modify the temperature of the air they breathed and used them as heat transfer devices.

Why dinos had feathers long before early birds first attempted flight
Why dinos had feathers long before early birds first attempted flight

A new study provides deeper insight into why dinosaurs had cloak of feathers long before early bird species Archaeopteryx first attempted flight.

Deadly virus from space may have played role in earlier extinctions

A new study has revealed that a super-virulent virus, which either came from space or were supercharged by particles brought to Earth on comets, was most likely responsible for killing the dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs used noses to enhance sense of smell, cool brains

 A new study has revealed that millions years ago dinosaurs used their noses not just to breathe but also to enhance their sense of smell and cool their brains.

How dinosaurs' arms transformed into bird wings revealed
How dinosaurs' arms transformed into bird wings revealed

In a new study scientists have explained how arms of dinosaurs went from straight to bent and hyperflexible, turning into wings.

How 'birds' evolved from dinosaurs
How 'birds' evolved from dinosaurs

Scientists have found crucial information on how birds evolved with the help of most comprehensive dinosaur family tree ever.

Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom
Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom

A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants - plants that lose their leaves at some point during the year, a significant study reveals.

Meet Spinosaurus, the first dinosaur known to swim
Meet Spinosaurus, the first dinosaur known to swim

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New Delhi: Scientists on Friday announced the discovery of the world's first semiaquatic dinosaur - known as the Spinosaurus.

Dinosaurs may have had babysitters too!
Dinosaurs may have had babysitters too!

Researchers have discovered an evidence of possible dinosaur nest that may have also had a babysitter to look after the young dinosaurs.

Fossils in Spain provide links to last giant dinosaurs

Fossils discovered in the central Spanish province of Cuenca have enabled experts to reconstruct the dermal armour of the titanosaurs, the last of the giant dinosaurs, for the first time.

Dinosaurs extinct because of `colossal bad luck`

Dinosaurs may have survived the asteroid strike which wiped them out if it had happened slightly earlier or later in history, a new study has found.

Birds did not evolve from dinosaurs: Study

In what could alter the textbooks, researchers have declassified dinosaurs as being the great-great-grandparents of birds.

Fossil of world`s smallest hedgehog unearthed in Canada

You`ve heard of Sonic the Hedgehog, the video game character. But how about the half-pint hedgehog, the tiniest one that ever lived?