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Posts tagged dinosaurs

November 22, 2011



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



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



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



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.

June 15, 2008


A Goose looking down in the grass showing his teeth

Bird Teeth

Have you ever wondered or asked yourself the question if birds have teeth or

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.

February 12, 2008


Erupting Volcano

Extinction by Volcano?

Do you know how the dinosaurs went extinct? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 12, 2007


T-Rex Skeleton

Cloning T-Rex: The Difficulty With Cloning Dinosaurs

We can clone sheep and other animals, right? So why not dinosaurs? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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