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Study identifies dinosaur ‘missing link’

A bizarre dinosaur which looked like a raptor but was in fact a vegetarian may be the 'missing link' between plant-eating dinosaurs and theropods,...

Unique imaging of a dinosaur’s skull tells evolutionary tale

Researchers using Los Alamos' unique neutron-imaging and high-energy X-ray capabilities have exposed the inner structures of the fossil skull of a 74-million-year-old tyrannosauroid dinosaur...

Why Tyrannosaurus was a slow runner and why the largest are...

No other animal on land is faster than a cheetah -- the elephant is indeed larger, but slower. For small to medium-sized animals, larger...

Kinect scan of T. rex skull addresses paleontological mystery

Last year, a team of forensic dentists got authorization to perform a 3-D scan of the prized Tyrannosaurus rex skull at the Field Museum...

Gigantic crocodile with T. rex teeth was a top land predator...

Little is known about the origin and early evolution of the Notosuchia, hitherto unknown in the Jurassic period. New research on fossils from Madagascar,...

The secrets behind T-rex’s bone crushing bites

The giant Tyrannosaurus rex pulverized bones by biting down with forces equaling the weight of three small cars while simultaneously generating world record tooth...

Why did T. rex have such small arms?

The tiny arms on the otherwise mighty Tyrannosaurus rex are one of the biggest and most enduring mysteries in paleontology. But researchers will soon get...

Outrageous heads led to outrageously large dinosaurs

Tyrannosaurus rex and other large meat-eating theropods were the biggest baddies on the prehistoric block, and ornaments on their heads could help us figure...

Brain anatomy convergence between crocodylians and their epic carnivorous cousins, the...

If I ask you to think of a large, extinct carnivorous reptile, what do you think of? I'm gonna guess that pretty much all...

Paleontologists discover major T. rex fossil

Paleontologists with the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture and the University of Washington have discovered a Tyrannosaurus rex, including a very complete...

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