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September 5, 2012

 

woman holding two horseshoe crabs while standing at the beach

All About Limlus Polyphemus AKA The Horseshoe Crab

Have you ever seen crabs crawling around on the beach? They're called limlus polyphemus, commonly known as a horseshoe crab.

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.

January 23, 2008

 

Full Skeleton Laying Down

Skeletons, They’re Not Just for Structure Anymore

Bones are not just for structural support, but are also dynamic organs, containing active living cells and with blood vessels and nerves running through them.

October 31, 2006

 

a man holding a cactus boot

Saguaro Boot

If you're ever in the desert look out for these peculiar boots. Hint: They aren't on cowboys' feet.

February 10, 2005

 

Did Dinosaurs Parent?

Did dinosaurs take an interest in parenting? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 6, 2003

 

Osteoporosis

You've probably heard the word osteoporosis and know it has to do with bones. But can you explain it? Learn about Osteoporosis on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Gorgons. For Real

Paleontologists in South Africa recently discovered the first complete skeleton of a pre-dinosaur creature called Gorgonopsid, or "Gorgon" for short.

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