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Posts tagged fossils

June 17, 2009

 

Whale jumping out of ocean water

How Whales Became Sailors

Learn how whales became sailors on this Moment of Science.

February 25, 2009

 

Roaring Tyrannosaurus Rex replica

Isty-bitsy Dinosaurs?

In recent years, palaeontologists have unearthed some of the smallest dinosaurs known - not bigger than 20 feet.

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.

December 19, 2006

 

Sinraptor hepingensis skull from the Beijing Musuem of Natural History

A World Full of Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs are ancient history, but there is still a very exciting future for fossil research.

September 27, 2003

 

Was It a Boy or a Girl?

The human skeleton offers great insight into a person’s life. It will show the signs of disease, malnutrition, and injuries, as well as aging and sex. Experts can identify a skeleton’s sex by looking at two key areas: the skull and the pelvis.

September 27, 2003

 

Wisconsin Jellyfish

Researchers who study jellyfish were delighted when a whole bunch of them turned up in Wisconsin. They were found in a sandstone quarry.

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