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The Science of Jurassic World

Michael Shermer | Posted 06.15.2015 | Science
Michael Shermer

As Horner explained in his 2009 book How to Build a Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn't Have to be Forever (and in his TED talk on de-extinction), you can turn on dormant genes to get them to build body parts, including a dino-like tail, snout and even teeth. Because of their availability, chickens work well, so Jack intends to build what he calls a "Chickenosaurus."

WATCH: This Bot Is Faster Than Usain Bolt

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 06.04.2014 | Science

If you thought Usain Bolt was fast, you should see the new velociraptor-like "Raptor" robot created by scientists in Korea. The Jamaican sprinter c...

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? ...

Size Really Did Matter When It Came to the Dinosaurs

Dave Hone | Posted 04.14.2013 | Science
Dave Hone

It can only take the most passing familiarity with dinosaurs to notice that some of them were really, really big. But dinosaurs weren't just big, their whole evolution and ecology was centered around just how large they got.

Dinosaur Guts Suggest Surprising Last Meal For Velociraptor

Posted 03.07.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 03/06/2012 12:28 PM EST on LiveScience A lightweight Velociraptor dinosaur may have ch...

Dinosaur Throws First Pitch At Memphis Redbirds Game (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

There have been some pretty awful first pitches in Major League Baseball this year, even by President Barack Obama. But this is just strange. The Tri...