Dinosaurs


Frogs Thrived After the Extinction of Dinosaurs: Study

Frogs Thrived After the Extinction of Dinosaurs: Study

Study offers new insight into the evolutionary history of frogs...

Jul 7 2017, 5:43pm CDT

Dinosaurs Could Still be Alive if Killer Asteroid Hit 30 Seconds Later, Scientists Claim

Dinosaurs Could Still be Alive if Killer Asteroid Hit 30 Seconds Later, Scientists Claim

Researchers estimate that if the asteroid travelling at 40,000mph had arrived a few seconds sooner or later, it could have land...

May 15 2017, 2:38pm CDT

Mars' Volcano and Earth's Dinosaurs went Extinct same Time

Mars' Volcano and Earth's Dinosaurs went Extinct same Time

The last volcanic activity on the Red Planet ceased about 50 million years ago -- around the time when our planet's plant and...

Mar 21 2017, 5:47am CDT

The Great Dying over 250 Million Years Ago was Followed by More Extinction Events

The Great Dying over 250 Million Years Ago was Followed by More Extinction Events

Recovery after the world's worst mass extinction, or "Great Dying" that occurred about 252 million years ago, was slowed by tw...

Mar 17 2017, 5:42am CDT

How Dinosaurs Evolved to Stand on Their own Two Feet

How Dinosaurs Evolved to Stand on Their own Two Feet

The story of how ancient dinosaurs evolved to stand on their own two feet is an interesting one....

Mar 4 2017, 4:59am CST

Sauropod Dinosaurs had Zigzagging Bones in Long Necks

Sauropod Dinosaurs had Zigzagging Bones in Long Necks

The zigzagging bones bolstered the lengthy necks of ancient dinosaurs. This is why some of them had such elongated necks in the...

Mar 1 2017, 11:58am CST

Lasers Flesh Out Feathered Dinosaurs

Lasers Flesh Out Feathered Dinosaurs

Scientists are to use lasers to fill in the gaps in the physical appearance of various dinosaurs....

Mar 1 2017, 4:18am CST

Darkness and Cold Killed the Dinosaurs After Asteroid Impact

Darkness and Cold Killed the Dinosaurs After Asteroid Impact

It seems to be the case that pitch black darkness and low temperatures annihilated the dinosaurs....

Jan 17 2017, 5:30am CST

Sulphuric Acid Clouds caused Darkness, cold, killing Dinosaurs

Sulphuric Acid Clouds caused Darkness, cold, killing Dinosaurs

Millions of years ago, tiny droplets of sulphuric acid formed high up in the air after an asteroid hit the Earth, making it da...

Jan 15 2017, 3:51am CST

Some Dinosaurs Shed Teeth in Adolescence

Some Dinosaurs Shed Teeth in Adolescence

The evolution of toothless dinosaurs eventually played a role in the development of the beak....

Dec 23 2016, 3:35am CST

Mammal from Age of Dinosaurs had the Stronger Bite Force Ever Recorded

Mammal from Age of Dinosaurs had the Stronger Bite Force Ever Recorded

An early marsupial relative that lived alongside ferocious dinosaurs had the strongest bite force of any mammal ever found...

Dec 8 2016, 11:50am CST

Dinosaurs and Their Ancestors Lived Side by Side

Dinosaurs and Their Ancestors Lived Side by Side

Dinosaurs and their ancestors co-existed in prehistoric times. There is fossil evidence for this that has been unearthed recent...

Nov 11 2016, 10:28am CST

The Mud Dragon Fossil Reveals Insights about the last-surviving Dinosaurs

The Mud Dragon Fossil Reveals Insights about the last-surviving Dinosaurs

Scientists have discovered a dinosaur fossil -- nicknamed the 'Mud Dragon' -- that can help them better understand how the last...

Nov 11 2016, 8:53am CST

Dinosaurs: The Latest Discoveries You Need to Know About

Dinosaurs: The Latest Discoveries You Need to Know About

There was a time in the distant past when dinosaurs ruled the earth. Back then mammals were almost non-existent and the few tha...

Oct 22 2016, 2:38am CDT

Skin Impressions of Last European Dinosaurs Unearthed in Spain

Skin Impressions of Last European Dinosaurs Unearthed in Spain

The skin impressions belong to Late Cretaceous Period and can help understand how and why dinosaurs became extinct...

Oct 15 2016, 9:30am CDT

Oldest Known Bird Voice Box Suggests Dinosaurs Could Not Sing

Oldest Known Bird Squawk Box Suggests Dinosaurs Could Not Sing

A voice box of oldest know avian species has lent evidence regarding the vocal capacity and range of dinosaurs....

Oct 13 2016, 6:40am CDT

Horns, Crests and Knobs were Linked to the Rapid Growth of Large Dinosaurs

Horns, Crests and Knobs were Linked to the Rapid Growth of Large Dinosaurs

Theropods with ornamented head tend to grow faster than their relatives without bony structures...

Sep 28 2016, 9:50am CDT

Extinct Reptile Species Shows Dinosaurs Copied Body and Skull Shapes of Distant Relatives

Extinct Reptile Species Shows Dinosaurs Copied Body and Skull Shapes of Distant Relatives

An extinct reptile shows clear proof of dinosaurs imitating the skull and bodily forms of distant cousins....

Sep 23 2016, 6:38am CDT

Dinosaurs' Color Patterns Protected them from Predators

Dinosaurs' Color Patterns Protected them from Predators

Color patterns, known as countershading, in Psittacosaurus -- a long-lost species of dinosaur -- protected them from predators,...

Sep 17 2016, 5:33pm CDT

How did Asteroid Impact Wipe out Dinosaurs?

How did Asteroid Impact Wipe out Dinosaurs?

While it is widely accepted that an asteroid impact caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs and other life forms, researchers...

Jul 17 2016, 1:31am CDT

Dinosaurs mumbled with Closed Mouths

Dinosaurs mumbled with Closed Mouths

It is likely that some dinosaurs mumbled or cooed with closed mouths, according to a study.According to the study published in...

Jul 12 2016, 4:33am CDT

Dinosaurs More Likely Cooed and Mumbled Rather Than Roared

Dinosaurs More Likely Cooed and Mumbled Rather Than Roared

New research suggests dinosaurs might have vocalized with a closed-mouth....

Jul 11 2016, 9:02pm CDT

Mammals Almost Became Extinct With Dinosaurs

Mammals Almost Became Extinct With Dinosaurs

The latest evidence that was unearthed from the depths proves that mammals almost became extinct along with the dinosaurs....

Jun 20 2016, 9:04am CDT

Early mammals thrived long before demise of dinosaurs

Early mammals thrived long before demise of dinosaurs

New York, June 8 (IANS) Mammals began flourishing long before the mass extinction that ended the age of the dinosaurs 66 millio...

Jun 8 2016, 12:46pm CDT

Mass Extinction Event that Killed Dinosaurs Also Deadly to Antarctic Creatures

Mass Extinction Event that Killed Dinosaurs Also Deadly to Antarctic Creatures

The cause of extinction of the dinosaurs was also inimical to Antarctic animals or so it seems to be after evidence came out re...

May 27 2016, 7:21am CDT

All Dinosaurs Had Lips, Science Finds

All Dinosaurs Had Lips, Science Finds

“In popular culture, we imagine dinosaurs as more ferocious-looking, but that is not the case.”...

May 21 2016, 6:56pm CDT

Baby Titanosaur Fossil Reveals Long-Necked Dinosaurs Had to Walk Soon After Birth

Baby Titanosaur Fossil Reveals Long-Necked Dinosaurs Had to Walk Soon After Birth

The fossils of baby titanosaurs show that they may have suffered from the trauma of a bleak and harsh environment....

Apr 25 2016, 8:08am CDT

Scientists Used Network Theory to Show the Dinosaurs Exodus from Europe

Scientists Used Network Theory to Show the Dinosaurs Exodus from Europe

Researchers have for the first time visually depicted the movement of dinosaurs around the world during the Mesozoic Era -- fro...

Apr 25 2016, 4:10am CDT

Dinosaurs in Decline long before Asteroid Impact

Dinosaurs in Decline long before Asteroid Impact

Dinosaurs were already in a decline millions of years before the asteroid impact that finally caused their extinction, a new re...

Apr 19 2016, 12:10am CDT

How Deep Sea Creatures survived Asteroid Hit that Killed Dinosaurs

How Deep Sea Creatures survived Asteroid Hit that Killed Dinosaurs

When a 110-km wide asteroid struck the Earth some 65 million years ago and wiped out dinosaurs, a “trickle of food” helped deep...

Apr 15 2016, 7:09am CDT

Malaria Killed Dinsaurs

Malaria Killed Dinosaurs

Malaria, often thought to be of more modern origin, may have killed dinosaurs and the origin of this deadly disease may have be...

Mar 29 2016, 2:28am CDT

Saturn Moons and Rings Younger Than the Dinosaurs, New Study Says

Saturn Moons and Rings Younger Than the Dinosaurs, New Study Says

The satellites of Saturn (Titan comes to mind) may have preceded the giant lizards that once ruled the earth on the timeline....

Mar 25 2016, 10:43am CDT

New Reptile Species are Relative of Dinosaurs

New Reptile Species is Relative of Dinosaurs

A 250-million-year old missing link in the family tree of dinosaurs has been exhumed. It is termed Teyujagua or fierce lizard....

Mar 12 2016, 4:55am CST

Fossil Bone Reveals How Big Carnivorous Dinosaurs Could Grow

Fossil Bone Reveals How Big Carnivorous Dinosaurs Could Grow

Researchers looked at an unidentified forgotten bone to determine the peak size of dinosaurs....

Mar 1 2016, 11:00pm CST

Dinosaurs Dance for Mating: Study

Dinosaurs Dance for Mating Purposes

It has been discovered that many a dinosaur did dance while engaged in courting rituals. Their mating behavior showed similarit...

Jan 8 2016, 4:53am CST

Dinosaurs Evolved much Quickly than Previously Thought

Dinosaurs Evolved much Faster than Previously Thought

Study sheds new light on the evolution of dinosaurs....

Dec 8 2015, 6:58pm CST

Many Dinosaurs Nested Like Birds, Eggshells Reveal

Many Dinosaurs Nested Like Birds, Eggshells Reveal

Examination of fosillized eggshells reveal the nesting behavours of various dinosaur species...

Dec 1 2015, 2:44am CST

Tyrannosaurus Dinosaurs Ate Each Other, Bone Marks Reveal

Tyrannosaurus Dinosaurs Ate Each Other, Bone Marks Reveal

One of the most ferocious animals on earth might be cannibal. The teeth marks on bone reveal nasty secret of tyrannosaurus fami...

Oct 31 2015, 2:15am CDT

Cluster of Baby Duck-billed Dinosaurs Found inside Dragon’s Tomb

Cluster of Baby Duck-billed Dinosaurs Found inside Dragon’s Tomb

The little duck billed were supposedly just came out of the eggshell when they were buried by sediment....

Oct 15 2015, 4:05am CDT

Hot Or Not? Ancient Eggshells Reveal the Body Temperature of Dinosaurs

Hot Or Not: Ancient Eggshells Reveal the Body Temperature of Dinosaurs

The analysis of eggshells might end long, vigorous debate over the nature of dinosaur's body temperature....

Oct 13 2015, 9:28pm CDT