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Posts tagged dinosaurs

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

 

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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

 

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Ancient Feathers in Amber

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

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