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Posts tagged dinosaurs

September 15, 2014

 

feathered 3-D representation of Velociraptor from the Australian Museum, Sydney

Velociraptor: Fact and Fiction

The Velociraptor wasn't nearly as big and scary as in the movie Jurassic Park, but it was just as deadly.

March 27, 2014

 

T. rex bones in a museum

Mysteries Of Tyrannosaurus Rex

Pretty much everyone has heard of T. rex, but there's still a lot to learn about the king of the dinosaurs.

January 29, 2014

 

A dinosaur replica in front of some cactus plants

Walking And Breathing

Lizards don't really breathe and walk at the same time. Does this mean that dinosaurs couldn't either?

October 29, 2013

 

Scene from a shadow puppet play featuring scary flying creatures.

Monster Madness

Monster madness starts at the age of 3, when a child's imagination starts to run wild.

March 5, 2012

 

swarm of jellyfish

What Is Causing The Swarms Of Jellyfish?

Scientists have been finding swarms of jellyfish, called blooms, all over the world.

February 27, 2012

 

a fossil of a Plesiosaur at the Natural History Museum

Plesiosaurs

Is there still such a thing as a plesiosaur? What do we know about them?

November 22, 2011

 

Dino

How Do Scientists Figure Out If A Dinosaur Is A New Species?

Scientists are using bone histology to sort things out. They've already concluded that Stygimoloch, was a juvenile Pachycephalosaurus, not a new species.

October 24, 2011

 

Stegoceras

Why Did The Stegoceras Dinosaur Have A Domed Head?

At six feet in length, this two legged plant eater was about the size of a large dog with a strange domed head.

October 4, 2010

 

t_rex

Uncovering An Even Taller T. Rex (And Others!)

Recent studies on dinosaur joints suggest that they may have been even taller than we thought!

September 16, 2010

 

red apples

An Apple A Day Keeps The Catastrophe Away!

How did the apple manage to survive what killed off the dinosaurs?

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