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Tiny Japanese dinosaur eggs help unscramble Cretaceous ecosystem

When most of us think of dinosaurs, we envision large, lumbering beasts. However, these giants shared their ecosystems with much smaller dinosaurs, the smaller skeletons...

Early dinosaurs had soft eggs, says study

The first dinosaur eggs had a soft shell, say paleontologists from Yale and the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). The finding upends decades of...

Australia had gigantic carnivorous dinosaurs too, says study

North America had the T. rex, South America had the Giganotosaurus and Africa the Spinosaurus – now evidence shows Australia had gigantic predatory dinosaurs. The...

New fossil discovery shows 50 million-year-old Canada-Australia connection

The discovery of a tiny insect fossil is unearthing big questions about the global movement of animals and the connection to changes in climate...

Where did all the water on Earth come from?

The formation of our solar system was a messy affair. Most of the material that existed before its formation—material formed around other, long-dead stars—was vaporized,...

Scientists take a page from deep space to study deep earth

Big data approach can help map what's beneath the Earth's surface. Using a new technique originally designed to explore the cosmos, scientists have unveiled structures...

These ancient crocodiles walked on two legs like dinosaurs

Scientists have been stunned to discover that some species of ancient crocodiles walked on their two hind legs like dinosaurs and measured over three...

Scientists detect unexpected widespread structures near Earth’s core

Scientists conduct first simultaneous analysis of hundreds of earthquakes to identify echoes from features deep inside Earth. The echoes revealed more widespread, heterogenous structures--areas of...

Moon’s surface is still changing, says new study

Scientists have analyzed an archive of more than two million images of the lunar surface and have created the first global map of rockfalls...

Scientists find the biggest and oldest Maya monument

The Maya civilization may have developed more rapidly than archaeologists once thought, according to new research. From the ground, it’s impossible to tell that the...

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