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

Chris
- 1914 days ago - popsci.com.au
A new fossil sheds light on the evolution of feathers and a rare group of dinosaurs
Ancient Trees Recorded in Mines
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, fossils, trees, woods, extinct species, buries forests, coal, climate change )

Rooibos
- 2052 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Spectacular fossil forests have been found in the coal mines of Illinois by a US-UK team of researchers.
Fossil Feathers Reveal Their Hues
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, ornithology, avian species, extinct species, feathers, feather colour, genetics, feather structure, flight, birds )

Rooibos
- 2113 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The complex coloured plumage of extinct birds which once soared over the heads of dinosaurs could soon be revealed
Fossil Fills Out Water-Land Leap
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, fossils, evolution, adaptation, growth, extinct species )

Rooibos
- 2124 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Scientists say a fossil of a four-legged fish sheds new light on the process of evolution. The creature had a fish-like body but the head of an animal more suited to land than water.
Fossil of Most Primitive 4-Legged Creature Found
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, quadriped, evolution, adaptation, extinct species )

Rooibos
- 2127 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Scientists unearthed a skull of the most primitive four-legged creature in Earth's history, which should help them better understand the evolution of fish to advanced animals that walk on land.
Fossilized Burrows 245 Million Years Old Suggest Lizard-Like Creatures In Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: Zoology, Paleontology )

Ian
- 2144 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Despite the absence of fossil bones, the burrows' relatively small size prompted Sidor to speculate that their owners might have been small lizardlike reptiles called Procolophonids or an early mammal relative called Thrinaxodon.
Ancient Fossils and Modern Climate Change: The Work of Jennifer McElwain
Science & Tech  (tags: scientist, climate change, fossils, paleontology )


- 2170 days ago - evolution.berkeley.edu
Dr. McElwain is a paleontologist who specializes in plant fossils. Her work relates to both mass extinctions and modern climate change issues.
Ancient Sea Reptile From Alberta Oilsands Yields Research Bounty
Science & Tech  (tags: reptiles, fossils, paleontology, science, scientists, discovery, interesting )

John (Aqu
- 2224 days ago - cbc.ca
A reptile that once prowled the seas where Alberta's oilsands now sit has been named after a paleontologist who studied prehistoric ocean life. In a paper that formally describes the carnivorous aquatic predator, paleontologists from the University of
Dinosaur In Flesh
Science & Tech  (tags: dinosaur, paleontologist, paleontology, fossils )

Ben
- 2227 days ago - blogmyway.org
Usually, the paleontologists could only find pieces of bones belong to unearthed dead dinosaurs. Well folks, on other three occasions, paleontologists were extremely lucky to unearth dinosaurs with intact fossil skins. Once again, paleontologists struck
International Team Announces Discovery of Massive Jurassic Marine Reptile
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, Paleontology, discovery, fossil, Jurassic, marine, plesiosaur, pliosaur, reptile, specimen, Svalbard )

J.
- 2239 days ago - uaf.edu
After months of preparing & conserving a pliosaur specimen excavated last summer in the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard,researchers confirmed their earlier suspicions:the150-million-yr-old Jurassic marine reptile is perhaps the largest ever found
Did Insects Kill the Dinosaurs?
Science & Tech  (tags: paleontology )

Ian
- 2269 days ago - earthsky.org
The rise and evolution of voracious, pathogen-infected insects was an important contributor to the demise of the dinosaurs
Rapid Growth, Early Maturity Meant Teen Pregnancy for Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, paleontology, dinosaurs, fossils, discovery, revealed, mammals, interesting, new, study )

J.
- 2290 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.
480 Million-Year-Old Fossil Sheds Light on 150-Year-Old Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: news, discovery, research, science, nature, new species, fossils, Paleontology, Paleozoic )

J.
- 2295 days ago - yale.edu
An exceptional fossil specimen found in SE Morocco that preserves evidence of the animal's soft tissues has solved a paleontological puzzle about the origins of an extinct group of slug-like animals with rows of mineralised armour plates on their backs.
Mummified Dinosaur Heads to Texas
Science & Tech  (tags: paleontology, dinosaur, Brachylophosaurus Canadensis, fossils, research, science, news, media, study )

J.
- 2299 days ago - seattlepi.nwsource.com
The 77 million-year-old Brachylophosaurus ,dubbed "Leonardo,"the most complete dinosaur fossil ever discovered,will travel from Montana to Texas in March where it will be studied and displayed for more than a year.
This Is Cape Otway -- About 106 Million Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: australia, discovery, animals, paleontology, dinosaur, science )

Jacquelin
- 2312 days ago - theage.com.au
PALEONTOLOGISTS digging along the state's coastline have uncovered the first dinosaur skeleton in Victoria in almost two decades -- and fossil experts are hopeful of more to come. The dig team, led by scientists from Museum Victoria and Monash Universit
 

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