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Dinosaur

Meet The Bad Boy That Kept T. Rex Down

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.22.2013 | Science

An enormous carnivorous dinosaur that once roamed North America kept Tyrannosaurus rex from achieving its potential for millions of years, a new disco...

SOLVED: Decades-Old Dinosaur Mystery

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.20.2013 | Science

The identity of a mislabeled fossil damaged in a World War II era bombing has finally been revealed as part of an enormous long-necked plant-eating di...

Roadside Quarry Yields Missing Piece Of Celebrated Sauropod

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.13.2013 | Science

DENVER — A small roadside quarry west of Denver, site of some of the infamous "Bone Wars" of the 19th century, has revealed a new treasure: the snou...

'Proto-Bird' Debate Enters Surprising New Chapter

natureheader | Matt Kaplan | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science

Although it has long been debated whether the proto-bird Archaeopteryx was able to actually fly or merely evolving toward that ability, to date nobody...

DISCOVERED: T. Rex's 'Great Uncle'

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.06.2013 | Science

A new narrow-snouted species of tyrannosaur discovered in Utah reveals that the isolation of an ancient island continent may have spurred incredible d...

Dinosaur's Klutzy Moment Frozen In Time

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.05.2013 | Science

DENVER — Some 150 million years ago, a two-legged dinosaur walking across a mudflat pulled a bit of a vaudevillian pratfall — and left a permanent...

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 ...

POLL: What's Your Favorite Dinosaur?

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.10.2013 | Science

What's your favorite dinosaur? Do you love the carnivorous T. Rex, with its massive head and tiny hands? Or is the spiky stegosaurus more your style? ...

3D Scanners Erase Dinos From History

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.14.2013 | Science

Were scientists all wrong when it came to Psittacosaurus -- or "parrot lizard" -- dinosaurs? A new study has found that multiple skulls of a single sp...

Where To See Dinosaurs In Northern Spain

Lori Needleman | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

How cool are dinosaurs? Spain is one of the richest areas in the world for dinosaur remains, and has devoted many museums and theme parks to their ancient predecessors. If you and your family love dinosaurs, come to Spain for a daring adventure.

World's Largest Museum Welcomes Spectacular Dino Skeleton

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.30.2013 | Science

The Smithsonian is finally set to welcome a T. rex into its hallowed halls. In October, one of the rare near-complete skeletons of the dinosaur will ...

'Re-Fleshed' Dinosaur Reveals Peculiar Way Creature Ate

Posted 05.22.2013 | Science

By: Denise Chow, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/21/2013 02:32 PM EDT on LiveScience A smaller cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex, called Allo...

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...

New 'Bone-Headed' Dino Discovered

Posted 05.08.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/07/2013 11:06 AM EDT on LiveScience A newly discovered dome-headed, dog-size dinosau...

Christopher Walken T-Rex Will Be A Real Thing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.26.2013 | Teen

Ethan Cyr, a 16-year-old in New York City, had an innocent dream: to build a Tyrannosaurus Rex with Christopher Walken's head. Now it appears that ...

Odd New Dinosaur Identified On Indian Ocean Island

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science

Think scientists have discovered all the dinosaurs there are to find? Think again. Paleontologists who unearthed seven vertebrae and a few rib fra...

Dinosaur Feather Study Fuels Debate

Posted 04.01.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 03/31/2013 02:26 PM EDT on LiveScience The discovery of microscopic color-making structures in fossiliz...

PHOTOS: America's Jurassic Parks

Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel

Dinosaurs, mammoths and sea monsters will never cease to capture the public imagination precisely because they only exist in that imagination. Thanks ...

Watch: Last Of The Seltzer Delivery Men

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.22.2012 | Small Business

Walter Backerman of Queens, N.Y, holds a special place in beverage history -- and a nearly forgotten one. He's one of the last of the seltzer men, ...

Dino Farts Warmed The Earth

Posted 05.07.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/07/2012 12:02 PM EDT on LiveScience We might want to rename the Brachiosaurus with th...

Dinosaur Scientists Give Surprising New Explanation Of Animals' Demise

Posted 05.02.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 05/01/2012 11:04 AM EDT on LiveScience Some dinosaur species were declining long before ...

Big Dinosaur Egg Cache Found By Construction Crew, Scientists Claim

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2012 | Science

GROZNY, Russia (Reuters) - Geologists in Russia's volatile Chechnya region have discovered what they believe to be fossilized dinosaur eggs laid by on...

Bizarre Birdlike Dino Fossils Have Scientists All Aflutter

Posted 04.12.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 04/11/2012 04:54 PM EDT on LiveScience A mysterious birdlike dinosaur was about to lay h...

WOW: Tyrannosaurs With Feathers Discovered

Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/04/2012 01:18 PM EDT on LiveScience A newly discovered titanic tyrannosaur is the bigge...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Of Multituberculates And Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.15.2012 | Science

2012-03-16-Screenshot20120316at2.18.41PM.jpgAlthough humans never walked with dinosaurs (you hear that, Santorum?), some of our earliest ancestors seem to have done so.