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New research shows that dinosaurs weighed significantly less than previous estimates.
Research suggests the marine reptiles known as pliosaurs got arthritis, and their dinosaur contemporaries might also have suffered from the condition.
A giant dinosaur that roamed China 125 million years ago is the largest feathered creature known to science, a new study reports.
Researchers have unearthed the oldest known dinosaur hatchery, where prosauropods laid their eggs and guarded their young 190 million years ago.
Did dinosaurs flirt? The answer seems to be yes, at least in the case of the oviraptor.
Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the largest land predators that ever lived, was even bigger than previously thought, according to a new study.
Amber deposits from the Late Cretaceous have revealed new clues about the structure, color and function of dinosaur feathers.
When an earth-shattering event triggered mass extinctions 65 million years ago, some turtles weren’t even shell-shocked, a new study suggests.
Large dinosaurs had warm blood but were not necessarily warm-blooded, according to an innovative new study.
A new study offers persuasive evidence that dinosaurs hunted at night, challenging prevailing assumptions that they were mostly active by day.
Zhuchengtyrannus magnus, one of the largest theropod dinosaurs in history and Tyrannosaurus rex’s long-lost relative, has been identified in China.
Tyrannosaurus rex may have had a taste for its own kind, according to a new study.