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Male or female? Scientist challenges evidence of sex differences among dinosaurs

A paleontologist at the Canadian Museum of Nature is countering decades of studies that assert that some dinosaurs can be identified as male or...

New research disproves common assumption on cranial joints of alligators, birds,...

Paleontologists have long assumed that the shape of joints in the skulls of dinosaurs, and their closest modern relatives alligators and birds, reveals how...

New study shakes the roots of the dinosaur family tree

More than a century of theory about the evolutionary history of dinosaurs has been turned on its head following the publication of new research...

Mars volcano, Earth’s dinosaurs went extinct about the same time

New NASA research reveals that the giant Martian shield volcano Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit every 1 to 3...

How dinosaurs learned to stand on their own two feet

Paleontologists at the University of Alberta have developed a new theory to explain why the ancient ancestors of dinosaurs stopped moving about on all...

Lasers flesh out dino-bird profile

A chicken-sized, feathered dinosaur that scuttled around Earth 160 million years ago is helping flesh out the missing link between land-bound animals and flying...

Giant flying reptile ruled ancient Transylvania

New research suggests that a giant pterosaur -- a toothless flying reptile with a 10 metre wingspan -- may have been the dominant predator...

Dinosaurs: Juvenile, adult or senior?

How old were the oldest dinosaurs? This question remains largely unanswered. The natural life span of these long-extinct giants is of interest to scientists,...

New species of dicynodont from the Karoo Basin of South Africa

Let's go back to the Permian period, around 260 million years. Life was quite blissful, with no dinosaurs tearing up the turf as of...

Dinosaur rib bones reveal remnants of 195-million-year-old protein

Is fossilized rock all that remains when a dinosaur decomposes? New research from scientists at the University of Toronto and researchers in China and Taiwan...

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