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The mighty T. rex may have thrashed its massive head from side to side to dismember prey, but a new study shows that its smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern-day falcon.
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Nowadays, the most diverse species of crocodile are found in northern South America and Southeast Asia: As many as six species of alligator and four true crocodiles exist, although no more than two or three ever live alongside one another at the same time.
Shaggy-haired city hipster and Tumblr founder David Karp yesterday had two words for the $1.1 billion cash sale of his popular blogging site to Yahoo! The 26-year-old wunderkind, who grew up on the Upper West Side strolling the Museum of Natural History and sketching dinosaur bones, posted a message - where else? - on Tumblr to calm his users' ... (more)
Atomic nuclei are mostly round but come in a number of other shapes. They have now found oscillating pear-shaped ones.
WHEN something has a 10 million price tag, it's only fair to assume it's going to be pretty special.
It is not uncommon to come across claims of fossils being found in layers where we would not expect them to be, with combinations of animals from different geological eras coming together.
Being the first ever to examine a dinosaur fossil long buried in sedimentary rock is thrilling enough for a field researcher.
A new study conducted at the University of Bristol and published online today in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology sheds light on how the brain and inner ear developed in dinosaurs.
A seventh-grader from Holy Trinity School in San Pedro recently won the 2013 award for Academic Excellence from the Southern California Paleontological Society for his research project.
Scientists compare it to the one that killed off the dinosaurs. But, before you start scrambling for the next shuttle flight off this planet, rest assured: It will not strike Earth.
A unique emotional and spiritual relationship between dogs and foragers in Early Neolithic Siberia was reported by paleontologists from Europe, the United States, and Russia in the open access peer reviewed journal Public Library of Scienc e on May 17, 2013.
Day after day, over the course of nearly three years, the massive tunnel borer worked its way through the sedimentary rock layers of the Berkeley Hills during the construction of the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel, grinding up the rocks in the process into fist-size pieces that were later deposited outside the entrance of the tunnel.
When Mongolia's most famous dinosaur, a relative of T. rex , returns to the Asian country on May 18, it returns to a homeland rich in dinosaur fossils, but with scant resources to display and study them.