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April 30, 2017

Jan. 24, 2017 — Paleontologists, picking through a bounty of fossils from Montana, have discovered something unexpected — a new species of lizard from the late dinosaur era, whose closest relatives roamed in ... read more

Jan. 23, 2017 — Utilizing the most rigorous testing methods to date, researchers have isolated additional collagen peptides from an 80-million-year-old ... read more

Jan. 2, 2017 — Researchers have set the timeline it took dinosaurs to incubate at three to six months, depending on the ... read more

Dec. 22, 2016 — Researchers have discovered that a species of dinosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis, lost its teeth in adolescence and did not grow another set as adults. The finding is a radical change in anatomy ... read more

Scientists Redefine Horned Dinosaur Relationships by Naming Two New Ceratopsian Tribes

Dec. 13, 2016 — Scientists identify two new tribes of ceratopsian dinosaurs based on distinctions in frill ornamentation. These two tribes employed different strategies and lived side-by-side in the Late Cretaceous ... read more

Dec. 8, 2016 — Researchers have discovered a dinosaur tail complete with its feathers trapped in a piece of amber. The finding helps fill in details of the dinosaurs' feather structure and ... read more

Dec. 8, 2016 — A new study by paleontologists describes an early marsupial relative called Didelphodon vorax that lived alongside ferocious dinosaurs and had, pound-for-pound, the strongest bite force of any mammal ... read more

Geoscientists Size-Up Early Dinosaurs, Find Surprising Variation

Dec. 5, 2016 — A new study has focused on the skeletal changes that occurred during growth in the small carnivorous dinosaur Coelophysis (SEE-lo-FY-sis), one of the earliest ... read more

Nov. 21, 2016 — New research has found evidence of original keratin and melanosome preservation in a 130-million-year-old Eoconfuciusornis specimen. The work extends the timeframe in which original molecules may ... read more

Nov. 10, 2016 — Researchers have discovered two small dinosaurs together with a lagerpetid, a group of animals that are recognized as precursors of dinosaurs. The discovery made in Brazil represents the first time ... read more

Nov. 10, 2016 — A dinosaur fossil that almost went undiscovered is giving scientists valuable clues about a family of creatures that flourished just before the mass ... read more

Nov. 8, 2016 — Today’s turtles don’t have teeth; they cut off their food using hard ridges on their jaws. But their ancestors were not so dentally challenged. A team of international researchers has now ... read more

Nov. 7, 2016 — Kaikaifilu is a new species of giant sea lizard (mosasaur) discovered in 66-million-year-old rocks of Antarctica. At about 10 meters long, it is the largest known top marine predator from this ... read more

Nov. 4, 2016 — Herbivorous mammals have bigger bellies than their usually slim carnivorous counterparts, an international study based on 3D reconstructions of animal skeletons reveals for the first time. In ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — Researchers have identified the first known example of fossilized brain tissue in a dinosaur from Sussex. The tissues resemble those seen in modern crocodiles and ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — A new publication on the bird-like dinosaur Avimimus, from the late-Cretaceous suggests they were gregarious, social animals -- evidence that flies in the face of the long-held mysticism surrounding ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Researchers have announced the naming of Savannasaurus elliottorum, a new genus and species of dinosaur from western Queensland, Australia. The bones come from the Winton Formation, a geological ... read more

Oct. 18, 2016 — Paleontologists have found the first dinosaur bones in Denali National Park. They also discovered several new dinosaur trackways, which are fossilized impressions left by ancient animals walking ... read more

Oct. 13, 2016 — An impression fossil with the surface of the skin of a dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous, a period right before their extinction, has been discovered in Barcelona, Spain. Its characteristics make it ... read more

Oct. 12, 2016 — The tiny arms on the otherwise mighty Tyrannosaurus rex are one of the biggest and most enduring mysteries in ... read more

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