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Dinosaur Fossils

What A 99 Million Year Old Dinosaur Wing In Amber Tells Us

Inverse | Posted 07.06.2016 | Science
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This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Jacqueline Ronson The world's two most adorable fossils have been recovered in Myanmar. Two par...

Dinosaurs Had Big Trouble Long Before Asteroid Struck: Study

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.19.2016 | Science

Dinosaurs were dying off tens of millions of years before an asteroid strike hastened their extinction, according to a new study published Monday in t...

Meet T. Rex's Fleet-Footed Relative With Blade-Like Teeth

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science

Scientists have discovered a nimble, meat-eating dinosaur with blade-like teeth that fills an important gap in Tyrannosaurus rex's family tree. The ne...

Fossilized Feathers Reveal Similarity Between Dinosaur And Ostriches

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.29.2015 | Science

Some old tail feathers are shedding new light on the link between dinosaurs and modern-day birds, and scientists simply can't contain their excitement...

Fossil Hotbed Reveals New, Scary Flying Reptile

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.22.2015 | Science

Some 210 million years ago, the area that's now the western United States was home to the largest flying reptile of the time: the terrifying pterosaur...

'Cute' Dinosaur Found In Montana May Be A New Species

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.18.2015 | Science

"Ferocious"? Sure. "Man-eating"? In some cases, it's not hard to imagine. But "cute"? That's not a word that usually comes to mind when talking about ...

Newly Discovered Winged Dinosaur Proves 'Jurassic World' Wrong

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 07.22.2015 | Science

So, this is how the Velociraptors in "Jurassic World" should have looked. A team of researchers recently unearthed dinosaur fossils in China -- and th...

Boy Makes Rare Dino Discovery In Texas

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.08.2015 | Science

A 4-year-old and his dad were looking for fossils in Mansfield, Texas, when the boy made an incredible discovery. There, buried in the dirt, the child...

Bill Gates Says Studying Dinosaurs Can Help Us Save More Kids' Lives

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.03.2015 | Impact

The bones of prehistoric beasts aren't just cool to uncover -- they can be vital tools in today's fight against malnutrition, too. In a Feb. 24 bl...

Long-Necked 'Dragon' Discovered Overseas

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.29.2015 | Science

A new dinosaur species discovered in China is being called "extreme"--and for good reason. The dino's neck is so long that it makes up more than half ...

The 15 Most Magnificent Dinosaur Discoveries Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.31.2014 | Science

From unearthing one of the largest creatures to ever walk the planet to a teeny tiny microraptor, paleontologists have made some incredible dinosaur d...

Mysterious Dino Looked Like 'Something Out Of A Bad Sci-Fi Movie'

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.23.2014 | Science

A decades-old dinosaur mystery has finally been solved. Ever since Deinocheirus mirificus was first identified in 1965, paleontologists have been t...

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What You Know About Dinosaurs Is Probably Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.09.2014 | Science

How much do you know about dinosaurs? If you’re still relying on what you learned in grade school -- and saw in Hollywood classics like "Jurassic Pa...

The Best Places To Hunt For Dinosaur Fossils In The U.S.

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Is the world's next big dinosaur discovery hiding in your backyard? Paleontologist Peter Larson knows the thrill of uncovering dinosaur bones very ...

Odd Little Dinosaur Unearthed In South America

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 08.06.2014 | Science

The fossil of a new two-legged, fox-sized dinosaur relative of both Stegosaurus and Triceratops, which dates back about 200 million years, has been di...

Scientists Discover Bizarre Feathered Dino

LiveScience | Charles Choi | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science

The largest "four-winged" dinosaur known has been found, and this predator has the longest feathers yet outside of birds, researchers say. This new fi...

Who Knew Sauropods Could Be So Small?

LiveScience | Elizabeth Palermo | Posted 06.22.2014 | Science

Sauropods are best known for being the largest dinosaurs ever to roam Earth. But a new study of these ancient creatures focuses on a surprising fact: ...

Super-Rare 3D Fossils Unearthed In China

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 06.06.2014 | Science

The first three-dimensionally preserved eggs of ancient winged reptiles that lived more than 100 million years ago have been unearthed in China. Five...

T. Rex Could Have Gotten Even BIGGER!?

natureheader | Matt Kaplan | Posted 11.03.2013 | Science

Presenting this week at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology's meeting in Los Angeles, California, palaeontologist Jack Horner of the Museum of the ...

Skull Scans Reveal Big Surprise About Flightless Dinosaurs

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 08.01.2013 | Science

Some nonavian dinosaurs, including carnivorous tyrannosaurs, may have had brains that were hardwired for flight long before even the earliest known bi...

EXPLAINED: How Dinosaurs Kept Their Chompers Sharp

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 07.18.2013 | Science

Some plant-eating dinosaurs grew new teeth every couple of months, with some of the largest herbivores developing a replacement tooth every 35 days, t...

Here's What Dinosaur Poop Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are you ready to feast your eyes on a 65-million-year-old hunk of poop? A replica of Tyrannosaurus rex feces is en route to the Smit...

Crushed Dinosaur Eggs Give Scientists Huge Surprise

Posted 05.30.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/30/2013 09:02 AM EDT on LiveScience A dinosaur nest discovery has revealed the most ...

Fossil Found In Fifties Yields Surprising New Theory About Strange Creature

Posted 05.16.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/15/2013 03:47 PM EDT on LiveScience A fossil that once lined a mule track in Iraq ha...

Bird Study Casts Doubt On Dinosaur Incubation Theory

Posted 05.15.2013 | Science

By: Denise Chow, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/15/2013 08:00 AM EDT on LiveScience Male and female dinosaurs may have shared the responsi...