Curiosities

Sun, 2018-05-27

Mass extinctions aren’t fun times. There’s a reason (usually more than one, actually) species disappear in droves. Untangling...

Wed, 2018-05-23

Scientists sacrifice countless hours and dollars to further their understanding of basically, everything. But it is far from the only sacrifice scientists are willing to make in the name of science.

Thu, 2018-05-24

As more is understood about dinosaurs, for the most part, our perceptions of them have changed.  But some myths...

Sat, 2018-05-12

A discovery by scientists at the University of Kent has provided significant insight into the overall genome structure of dinosaurs.

 

Mon, 2018-05-21

Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the “Jurassic Park” movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to...

Thu, 2018-05-24

In 2006 a team of paleontologists in Utah were examining the fossils of a large dinosaur when they discovered beneath its foot a tiny skull unlike anything they had seen in the area.

 

Wed, 2018-05-23

A new study of how ligaments restrict joint movement suggests that pterosaurs and 'four-winged' dinosaurs couldn't have flown in the same way that bats do. 

Thu, 2018-05-24

If you visit the Hall of Vertebrate Origins at the American Museum of Natural History, you'll find a mounted skeleton of Rutiodon carolinensis, a member of the superficially crocodile-like order Phytosauria. 

Sun, 2018-05-20

Large, bird-like dinosaurs weighing up to 2 metric tons possibly made nests and sat on their eggs, specially arranging them so as to avoid crushing the eggshells, an international study by researchers including a scientist from Nagoya University has found. ...

Thu, 2018-05-17

They’re not recreating Jurassic Park, but students at Olathe North High School are getting some hands-on time with real dinosaur bones and other...

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