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Dinosaur Research

Hey, Sauropod, Why the Long Neck and Tail?

Brad Balukjian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Brad Balukjian

Matt Wedel, a sauropod specialist, is a kind of reverse-chiropractor for dinosaurs. While back-crackers twist and turn your spine to release pockets of air in between your vertebrae, Wedel and his colleague Michael Taylor are all about discovering the air spaces inside dinosaur backbones.

Dinosaur Revealed In Full Color (PHOTOS): First Full-Body Rendering

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Special from National Geographic by Paleontology Editor Chris Sloan For the first time, scientists have decoded the full-body color patterns of a din...