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April 29, 2019


Dinosaurs’ Noses Helped Them Cool Down

Scientists recently did some CT scans of fossils from two different ankylosaur species in order to find out what a dinosaur was doing with complicated loops inside its nose.

February 28, 2019


Dinosaur Feathers Found In Amber

Scientists have found evidence that dinosaurs had feathers.

December 19, 2018


How Long‑Necked Dinosaurs Drank

Long-necked creatures like giraffes have special hearts, arteries and vessels to keep healthy blood flow to and from the brain, despite their long journey.

June 15, 2018


Why Don’t More Species Have Weaponized Tails?

Even though a porcupine's quills can scare off fearsome predators, they're nothing compared to the tail weaponry of dinosaurs.

September 29, 2016


Scientists discovered a type of malaria in a twenty million year old mosquito fossil from the Dominican Republic preserved in amber.

Insects May Have Killed Dinosaurs

Malaria has existed in insects for at least 100 million years.

August 19, 2016


Here is the Comet Hale-Bop

Is the Force of Gravity Increasing?

Is the force of gravity increasing? Find out on this Moment of Science.

August 5, 2016


This goose is laying down his neck in the grass looking for something while showing his teeth.

Bird Teeth

Do birds have teeth? Not anymore, but they once did, when they were more similar to dinosaurs.

June 28, 2016



Are Dragons Real?

Dragon myths were inspired by dinosaur fossils and oversized reptiles.

March 11, 2016


scaly reptile skin

Bunostegos: Upright on All Fours

What prehistoric reptile had a knobby head, body armor, and walked on all fours like a cow?

October 19, 2015



Ancient Feathers in Amber

Archaeologists discover dinosaur feathers preserved in amber, confirming once and for all feathery dino theories.

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