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January 4, 2018

 

Two kinds of animal camouflage are termed as protective (allowing prey to hide) and aggressive (allowing a predator to sneak up on prey).

Dinosaur Camouflage

A recent study found evidence that an ankylosaur coloring was similar to the protective coloration we see in modern animals.

June 19, 2017

 

An image taken of an Albertosaurus fossil at the Royal Tyrell Museum

The Story In Their Teeth

The long incubation period for dinosaurs may have contributed to their extinction.

February 4, 2015

 

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Spinosaurus: The Lost Dinosaur

The recently rediscovered Spinosaurus is changing paleontologist's understanding of the dinosaur kingdom.

July 18, 2013

 

What do you think scientists will learn next about the dinosaurs?

Scientists Are Learning So Much About Dinosaur Nests

The oldest dinosaur nests have unearthed some surprising secrets...

July 17, 2013

 

The recently discovered fossil Aurornis xi, provides new evidence that its more famous close relative Archaeopteryx is the ancestor of all birds.

Fossil Discovery Clarifies The Evolution Of Birds

New fossils unearthed in China cast light on the evolution of today's fliers.

March 16, 2012

 

Want to wind back the clock?

Does Life Evolve The Same Way, Twice?

Suppose you had the ability to wind back the clock to just before life appeared on earth and let it all happen again. Would life evolve in the same way twice?

August 12, 2011

 

Was Dinosaur “Sue” A Boy?

Was the dinosaur "Sue" really supposed to be named "Bob?"

November 30, 2009

 

Prehistoric Runways

What are prehistoric runways and why are they so important?

October 2, 2008

 

Dinosaur Oil Crisis

There's some new evidence that a giant oil fire might have had something to do with the dinosaurs' demise. Find out more on today's "Moment of Science."

June 12, 2007

 

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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