CATEGORY: Dinosaurs
Adolescent T. Rex “Jane” Fills in Gaps in Scientists’ Understanding
October 19, 2015

New analysis of the adolescent Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as “Jane” sheds light on a long-running debate over the identity of smaller carnivorous dinosaurs. Read More

New Dinosaur Found At Edge of the World
September 25, 2015

A newly identified Alaskan hadrosaur lived farther north than any other dinosaur, where muskox and caribou now roam. Read More

Scientists Find Soft Tissue in 75-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bones
June 16, 2015

In a pile of unpromising dinosaur fossils dug up in Canada a century ago, British scientists find soft tissue materials preserved for some 75 million years. Read More

New “Hellboy” Dinosaur Identified in Canada
June 5, 2015

Scientists in Alberta, Canada, have identified a new species of horned dinosaur, a cousin of Triceratops that sported a distinctive bony frill and facial horns. Read More

Paleontologists Identify North America’s Oldest Horned Dinosaur
December 11, 2014

According to new research, the oldest horned dinosaur ever found in North America lived around 107 million years ago, in what is now southern Montana. Read More

New Bipedal Dinosaur Unearthed in Venezuela
October 8, 2014

A distant cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex and Allosaurus, it likewise dined on meat. Read More

Cold-Blooded or Warm-Blooded? Dinosaurs May Have Been in Between
June 13, 2014

In the long-running debate over whether dinosaurs were cold-blooded or warm-blooded, new research has suggested a middle ground. Read More

Scientists Reconstruct Dinosaur Chase in 3-D
April 3, 2014

Using old photographs and cutting-edge technology, scientists have digitally reconstructed a prehistoric dinosaur chase through an ancient riverbed in Texas. Read More

T. Rex’s Little Cousin: New Pygmy Tyrannosaur Discovered in Alaska
March 13, 2014

A newly discovered species of tyrannosaur roamed the ancient Arctic 70 million years ago and was about half the size of its close cousin, Tyrannosaurus rex. Read More

Dinosaur Asteroid May Have Sent Life Into Space
December 13, 2013

The giant asteroid that hit Earth some 65 million years ago may have propelled rocks big enough to shelter life all the way to Mars and the moons of Jupiter. Read More