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Scientists Find a Missing Link
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, ancient, scientists, dinosaurs, feathers, evolution, china, paleontology, birds, birdlike dinosaurs )

Chris
- 1908 days ago - popsci.com.au
A new fossil sheds light on the evolution of feathers and a rare group of dinosaurs
Dinosaurs - More Lucky Than Most
Science & Tech  (tags: dinosaurs, crurotarsans, evolution, adaptability, extinction )

RC
- 2041 days ago - nytimes.com
A new scientific study claims before dinosaurs got unlucky and were wiped out, they thrived because they were lucky, not because they were genetically better or more adaptable than other species.
Sluggish Tuatara Fastest in DNA Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, DNA, evolution, ecology, dinosaurs )

Tom
- 2230 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Tuatara, called living dinosaurs, have not changed much physically over very long periods of evolution going back millions of years. But analysis of their old bones in New Zealand has shown their DNA has evolved faster than any other animal species.
Ancient
Science & Tech  (tags: frog, dinosaurs )

Sc
- 2248 days ago - news.yahoo.com
It was the biggest, baddest, meanest froggy ever to have hopped on Earth. Scientists on Monday announced the discovery in northwestern Madagascar of a bulky amphibian dubbed the "devil frog" that lived 65 million to 70 million years ago
'Fierce-Eyed' Grandfather of T-Rex Found in Sahara
Science & Tech  (tags: T-rex, dinosaurs, discovery, scientists, science, research, study, interesting, news )

John (Aqu
- 2254 days ago - independent.co.uk
The remains of two meat-eating dinosaurs have been unearthed in the Sahara desert where they once terrorised their prey. The fossilised bones of the two dinosaurs were excavated during an expedition in 2000 but it is only now that scientists have been
Tiny Dinosaur Fossil Is Found in China - Nemicolopterus Crypticus -(Hidden Flying Forest Dweller)
Science & Tech  (tags: research, investigation, discovery, evolution, scientists, study, dinosaurs, fossils, Pterosaurs, Pterodactyls, science, interesting, humans, environment )

Thunderr
- 2256 days ago - my.earthlink.net
As pterodactyls go it was small,toothless,sparrow sized,and had unexpectedly curved toes.Pterodactyl's,which are of the order Pterosaur,have been uncovered mostly from coastal areas.This new fossil was uncovered in Liaoning province,a forested region 120>
'Missing Link' Croc Displayed in Brazil -(Montealtosuchus Arrudacamposi) SAO PAULO, Brazil
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, technology, study, research, science, scientists, environment, new, interesting, news, world, brazil. crocodiles, dinosaurs )

Thunderr
- 2267 days ago - enews.earthlink.net
The fossil remains of a land-bound reptile described as a possible "missing link" between prehistoric and modern-day crocodiles were displayed to the public for the first time on Thursday.The 80 million yr.old fossil of a 5.6 ft. long predator was found>
Platypus Swam With the Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: research, interesting, science, platypus, dinosaurs, fossils )

Simone
- 2276 days ago - theage.com.au
Fossil jaws from an ancient platypus found in Victoria have revealed the Australian mammal group is tens of millions of years older than previously thought. Molecular studies had suggested that the platypus diverged from the echidna - the only other
Did the Rise of Germs Wipe Out the Dinosaurs?
Science & Tech  (tags: disease, dinosaurs, scientists, discovery, technology, news, new, interesting )


- 2282 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Did the Rise of Germs Wipe Out the Dinosaurs?
T. Rex Likely Had Teen Sex
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, discovered, scientists, teen-sex, dinosaurs )

Patricia
- 2282 days ago - canada.com
Teen sex, it turns out, is an issue at least as old as the dinosaurs. Scientists have found inside the fossilized bones of 3 different types of dinosaurs....
Rapid Growth, Early Maturity Meant Teen Pregnancy for Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, paleontology, dinosaurs, fossils, discovery, revealed, mammals, interesting, new, study )

JR
- 2283 days ago - berkeley.edu
The finding suggests that dinosaurs were born precocious and suffered high adult mortality,making early sexual maturity necessary for survival.Pinpointing the age of reproductive maturity 'opens up so many complementary avenues of dinosaur research.
Did Insects Kill the Dinosaurs?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, dinosaurs, insects, ClimateChange, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, humans, research, science, killing, special, interesting )

Joe
- 2284 days ago - time.com
"By now, scientists have a pretty good idea of what conditions were like in the Cretaceous period, which started about 135 million years ago, and came to a sudden end 70 million years later, with the death of the dinosaurs." (First sentence of article).
Did Insects Kill the Dinosaurs?
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, studying, conditions, Cretaceous Period, dinosaurs, extinction, or was it )

Patricia
- 2286 days ago - .time.com
By now scientists have a pretty good idea of what conditions were like during the Cretaceous period, which started 135 million years ago, and came to a sudden end 70 million years later, with the death of the dinosaurs. Or at least they think they do----
Student Uncovers Dinosaur to Rival T-Rex
Science & Tech  (tags: dinosaurs, fossils, discovery, scientists, new species )

Simone
- 2317 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The remains of one of a gigantic meat-eating dinosaur, one of the largest to walk on Earth, have been identified by a student as a new species. Steve Brusatte, an American who is now doing a Masters at the University of Bristol, made the discovery aged
Were Dinosaurs Colorful? - Yahoo! News
Science & Tech  (tags: dinosaurs, color, birds, visual display, diurnal )

Eduardo
- 2320 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Dinosaurs were most likely as colorful as birds because birds are their descendants. Visual display is very important to animals that are active in daylight. Most reptiles, including almost all the birds, are diurnal and therefore use color for display
 

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