Dinosaurs
About 315 million years ago — long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth — an early reptile scuttled along in a strangely sideways jaunt, leaving...
Paleontologists have unearthed the partial skeleton of an enantiornithine (opposite bird) that lived in...
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During the late Cretaceous period, more than 65 million years ago, birds belonging to hundreds of different species flitted around the dinosaurs and through the forests as abundantly as they flit about...
ESA's Proba-V minisatellite images the verdant Yucatán peninsula, once home to the Maya civilization and the site of the impact believed to have doomed the dinosaurs.
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Technology image of the week: ESA’s technology-testing Proba-V minisatellite images the location of the impact that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago
Some dinosaurs laid colored, speckled and spotted eggs boasting exquisite hues of blue and brown, scientists said on...
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Birds’ colorful eggs were inherited from their nonavian dinosaur ancestors.
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A new study found that birds' dinosaur relatives had eggs with traces of two pigments—a red-brown one and a blue-green one. In today's birds that might produce a color such as robin's...
A new study says the colors found in modern birds' eggs did not evolve independently, as previously thought, but evolved instead from dinosaurs.
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A new study says the colors found in modern birds' eggs did not evolve independently, as previously thought, but evolved instead from dinosaurs.
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Different species of duck-billed dinosaurs may have "tooted" different notes out of their trumpet-like, tubular crests, new research shows.
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Archaeopteryx was first described as the ‘missing link’ between reptiles and birds in 1861 — and is now regarded as the link between dinosaurs...
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Researchers have identified a new species of Archaeopteryx that is closer to modern birds in evolutionary terms.
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Perhaps one of the world's best known fossils is Archaeopteryx. With its beautifully preserved feathers, it has long been regarded...
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Known as the 'Icon of Evolution' and 'the missing link' between dinosaurs and birds, Archaeopteryx has become one of the most famous fossil discoveries in Palaeontology.
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At the end of a street of newly built high-rises in the northern Chinese city of Yanji stands an exposed cliff face, where paleontologists scrape away 100 million-year-old rock in...
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The same process that allows rock to flow like liquid during impact events allows 'peak rings' to form...
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Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid the size of a small city smashed into the earth. This impact, the one that would...
In the oxygen-poor air of the Mesozoic era, nothing should have been able to move very fast. But Velociraptors could run 64 kilometers per hour. Their secret weapon: superefficient, birdlike...
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Study suggests dinos were first to evolve sophisticated respiratory systems like those of birds
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Researchers have described a remarkable new species of fish that lived in the sea about 150 million years ago in the time of the dinosaurs. The...
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Researchers have described a remarkable new species of fish that lived in the sea about 150 million years ago in the time of the dinosaurs. The new species of bony...
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Researchers reporting in Current Biology on October 18 have described a remarkable new species of fish that lived in the sea about 150 million years ago in the time of...
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