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Archaeopteryx Feathers

REVEALED: Why Feathers First Evolved

| Tim Wogan | Posted 07.06.2014 | Science

The bladed, quill-like feathers of modern birds are essential for flight, and over millions of years they have become highly specialized for this purp...

What Color Was Mysterious Dinobird? Fossil Study Yields Answer

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 06.12.2013 | Science

A transitional species that represents a link between dinosaurs and birds may have sported pale feathers that were dark at the tips, a new study sugge...