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July 26, 2016

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May 20, 2016 — In the Mesozoic, the time of the dinosaurs, from 252 to 66 million years ago, marine reptiles such as ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs were top predators in the oceans. But their origins and early rise ... read more

May 18, 2016 — A chance fossil discovery in Montana a decade ago has led to the identification of an audacious new species of horned dinosaur. What sets Spiclypeus shipporum apart from other horned dinosaurs such ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Researchers have found an evolutionary connection between dinosaurs and dung beetles. Scientists uncovered the first molecular evidence indicating that dung beetles evolved in association with ... read more

Research on Modern Day Animals Reveals Insights Into Extinct Animals

May 3, 2016 — Powerful head and neck retractions of vertebrate carcasses, including dinosaur fossils, have puzzled researchers as to whether they occurred just before an animal's death in agony, or after. Now ... read more

Apr. 29, 2016 — Long-necked sauropod dinosaurs include the largest animals ever to walk on land, but they hatched from eggs no bigger than a soccer ... read more

Apr. 26, 2016 — Scientists have discovered Sarmientosaurus musacchioi, a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur, based on an complete skull and partial neck fossil unearthed in Patagonia, Argentina, according to a ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — Researchers have uncovered dozens of fossilized teeth in Kuwajima, Japan, and identified this as a new species of tritylodontid, an animal family that links the evolution of mammals from reptiles. ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — Researchers have used 'network theory' for the first time to visually depict the movement of dinosaurs around the world during the Mesozoic Era -- including a curious exodus from ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — New research based on high-resolution x-ray movies reveals that despite having extremely underdeveloped muscles and wings, young birds acquire a mature flight stroke early in their development, ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — Analysis of a new dinosaur fossil suggests that the largest species ever known to walk the Earth was born with adult-like proportions, perhaps allowing it to be more independent than some other ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — When the dinosaurs became extinct, plenty of small bird-like dinosaurs disappeared along with giants like Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops. Why only some of them survived to become modern-day birds ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Ligaments in the long necks of certain sauropods probably helped them graze more efficiently, according to ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Dinosaurs were already in an evolutionary decline tens of millions of years before the meteorite impact that finally finished them off, new research has ... read more

Dino Dinner, Dead or Alive

Apr. 14, 2016 — Many meat-eating dinosaurs would have been expert scavengers, relying on carrion to make up a significant portion of their calorific intake, new research ... read more

Apr. 5, 2016 — Paleontologists have found that muscle-scarred fossil leg bones of one of the closest cousins of dinosaurs that lived approximately 240 million years ago can shine new light on a large unknown: How ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — Scientists have developed computer models of the bodies of sauropod dinosaurs to examine the evolution of their body ... read more

Mar. 28, 2016 — A new analysis of the prehistoric origin of malaria suggests that it evolved in insects at least 100 million years ago, and the first vertebrate hosts of this disease were probably reptiles, which at ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Montana 68 million years ago may be the key to discerning gender differences between theropod, or meat-eating dinosaur, ... read more

Mar. 14, 2016 — The fossilized remains of a new horse-sized dinosaur reveal how Tyrannosaurus rex and its close relatives became top ... read more

Paleontologists Discover 250-Million-Year-Old New Species of Reptile in Brazil

Mar. 11, 2016 — A new fossil reptile that lived 250 million years ago in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil has been discovered by an international team of researchers. The species has been ... read more

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