Special from National Geographic by Paleontology Editor Chris Sloan
That may sound familiar, given last week's announcement of the first scientifically verified dinosaur color scheme.
But the previous research, published in Nature, had found pigments only on a few isolated parts of dinosaurs--and had used less rigorous methods for assigning colors to the fossilized, filament-like "protofeathers" found on some dinosaur specimens, say authors of the new report.
Read Sloan's full story here.
SEE photos and drawings of the researchers' findings: