Dinosaur

Cancer cells can be killed with dinosaur extinction metal

Cancer cells can be killed with dinosaur extinction metal

Cancer cells can be killed with metal from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs, thanks to new research from University of Warwick UK and...
How much can 252-million-year-old ecosystems tell us about modern Earth

How much can 252-million-year-old ecosystems tell us about modern Earth?

A whopping 252 million years ago, Earth was crawling with bizarre animals, including dinosaur cousins resembling Komodo dragons and bulky early mammal-relatives, a million...
Dinosaur-killing asteroid impact cooled Earth's climate more than previously thought

Dinosaur-killing asteroid impact cooled Earth’s climate more than previously thought

The Chicxulub asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs likely released far more climate-altering sulfur gas into the atmosphere than originally thought, according to...
Evolution is in the ears of extinct aquatic reptiles

Evolution is in the ears of extinct aquatic reptiles

Research of inners ears of aquatic reptiles now extinct has revealed a close resemblance with aquatic animals alive today. Fossils of reptiles from millions of...
Triangle-headed reptile mashup moved from land to sea

Triangle-headed reptile mashup moved from land to sea

Take a closer look at Vadasaurus, a foot-long reptile that may help explain the pleurosaur transition from life on land to life in water. A...
Over 200 fossilized eggs found in China reveal how pterosaurs breed

Over 200 fossilized eggs found in China reveal how pterosaurs breed

Over 200 three-dimensionally preserved eggs of pterosaurs have been unearthed in China, providing new insight into the life history of the rulers of the...
Feathered dinosaurs were even fluffier than we thought

Feathered dinosaurs were even fluffier than we thought

A University of Bristol-led study has revealed new details about dinosaur feathers and enabled scientists to further refine what is potentially the most accurate...
Asteroid that killed dinosaurs may have sped up bird evolution

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs may have sped up bird evolution

A new study suggests the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs some 66 million years ago could have increased the pace of evolution in...
Tyrannosaurus Rex Bone Proves Jurassic Park Will Never Exist

Tyrannosaurus Rex bone proves Jurassic Park will never exist

Paleontologists at the University of Manchester have definitively proven there will never be a Jurassic Park after re-analyzing collagen from a Tyrannosaurus rex bone discovered more...
Monstrous crocodile fossil points to early rise of ancient reptiles

Monstrous crocodile fossil points to early rise of ancient reptiles

A newly identified prehistoric marine predator has shed light on the origins of the distant relatives of modern crocodiles. The discovery reveals that an extinct...