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Posts tagged paleontology

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.

March 2, 2019

 

Inside The Heads Of Neanderthals

A growing body of research has slowly revealed a number of characteristics Neanderthals shared with humans.

February 28, 2019

 

Dinosaur Feathers Found In Amber

Scientists have found evidence that dinosaurs had feathers.

February 22, 2019

 

Darwin’s Mystery Animals

The Macrauchenia is an extinct mammal from South America. New research analyzing the collagen in its bones has helped reveal new insights about its origins.

February 7, 2019

 

The Secret Life Of The Dodo

Recent research sheds new light on the obscure life of the dodo.

August 18, 2017

 

A diorama of the Burgess Shale Biota where hyoliths would have lived.

Picture The Hyolith

Until recently, the hyolith resisted classification on the evolutionary tree of life.

April 28, 2017

 

This guy was most likely a ocean voyager.

Neanderthals On The Seas?

Neanderthals were more sophisticated than how they're often portrayed in popular culture.

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.

October 9, 2013

 

How has this guy managed to survive?

The Ultimate Animal Survivor: Crocodiles

Unlike their contemporaries the dinosaurs, crocodiles managed to survive whatever killed off their Jurassic cousins. So what accounts for their longevity?

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...

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