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Researchers investigate ‘baby’ tyrannosaur fossil unearthed in Montana

For now, there are just a few things researchers and students at the University of Kansas want people to dig about the new dinosaur...

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...

New theropod dinosaur suggests that small T. rex-like arms evolved multiple...

The discovery of a theropod dinosaur with Tyrannosaurus rex-like arms suggests that these unusual forelimbs may have evolved multiple times, according to a study...

The success of the plant-eating dinosaurs

There has been a long debate about why dinosaurs were so successful. Say dinosaur, and most people think of the great flesh-eaters such as...

Newly-discovered dinosaur had “T. rex arms” that evolved independently

Scientists still aren't sure why T. rex had those absurdly small forelimbs, but apparently the look was all the rage in the Late Cretaceous....

How the mouse outlived ‘the giant’

T. rex may have been the most ferocious creature in the jungle, but something as simple as growing hair may have helped mammal-like reptiles...

Dino dinner, dead or alive

When asked to think of meat-eating dinosaurs we usually conjure images of voracious predators chasing down helpless prey. These visions are no doubt inspired...

Newly discovered dinosaur reveals how T. rex became king of the...

The fossilized remains of a new horse-sized dinosaur reveal how Tyrannosaurus rex and its close relatives became top predators, according to a new study...

Pregnant T. rex could aid in dino sex-typing

A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Montana 68 million years ago may be the key to discerning gender differences between theropod, or meat-eating dinosaur,...

The evolution of tyrannosaurs

T. rex is probably the most notorious and infamous dinosaur of all time, and somewhat of an icon in both the scientific and public...

Get a scary Jurassic perk for T-Rexmas

A lifelike model of T-Rex could be yours in time for Christmas, thanks to dinosaur experts from the University of Manchester. The scary model is...

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