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Posts tagged dinosaurs

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?

December 16, 2009

 

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Dinosaur Cancer

Find out which specific type of dinosaur suffered from cancer.

May 5, 2009

 

A sea turtle swims near the ocean floor as a scuba diver looks on.

How Did Turtles Get Their Shells?

We may never know if the chicken or the egg came first, but scientists have discovered a fossil that sheds light on how turtles got their shells.

March 4, 2008

 

T-Rex Roaring

Pregnant Teenage Dinosaurs

Until very recently, humans tended to reproduce before reaching full adult maturity, as did the dinosaurs. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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