dinosaurs

alligators

Scientists Gave Alligators Ketamine and Headphones to Understand Dinosaur Hearing

An experiment involving 40 drugged alligators reveals how dinosaurs might have located sounds in their environment.
Becky Ferreira
3 days ago
antarctica

Scientists Discovered a Dinosaur Ancestor Called the 'Antarctic King'

Antarctanax shackletoni, or the “Antarctic king,” is an iguana-sized ancestor to dinosaurs and modern crocodiles.
Caroline Haskins
1.31.19
asteroids

Asteroids Crash Into Earth Over Twice as Often as 290 Million Years Ago

Scientists find that a surge in Earth impacts began during the Permian period, possibly because of disruptions in the asteroid belt.
Becky Ferreira
1.17.19
dinosaurs

What This Rare Skull Tells Us About Dinosaur Parenting

Some dinosaurs nurtured their offspring, but Diplodocus kids were likely left to fend for themselves as soon as they hatched.
Becky Ferreira
10.11.18
space rocks

Scientists Map Out How to Nudge Small Asteroids into Earth’s Orbit

A University of Glasgow team explores the subtle art of capturing asteroids without killing everybody.
Becky Ferreira
8.31.18
movies

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Gives Up on Science Completely

Who told these people that dinosaurs have to be war machines and volcano victims to be interesting?
Becky Ferreira
6.22.18
Dinoporn

The Jurassic World Porn Parody That Asks: What If Dinosaurs Were Porn Stars?

“Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could fuck a dinosaur, they didn’t stop to think if they should fuck a dinosaur.”
Becky Ferreira
6.22.18
Best of 2017

Monster Otters, Motörhead Crocs, and Zuul: The Best Paleo Art of 2017

As chosen by an artist who draws dinosaurs for a living.
Danielle Dufault
12.28.17
HOTY2017

The Paleontologist Who Finds Anthropocene Insights in the Dinosaur Age

Steve Brusatte explains how these spectacular bygone animals shaped our present, and how they can inform our future.
Becky Ferreira
12.4.17
fuzzy dinos

Feathered Dinosaurs Were Probably Fuzzier Than We Thought

A new study reveals details about the feathers of some bird-like dinosaurs.
Samantha Cole
11.29.17
embryos

A 200-Million-Year Old Display Fossil Turns Out to Be a Rare Pregnant Specimen

The pregnant ocean predator from the Jurassic is the largest of her kind.
Becky Ferreira
8.28.17
Triassic Bowel Movements

This Beautiful Ancient Poop Contains Triassic Fish Bones and Beetles Wings

The land before potty time.
Becky Ferreira
8.24.17
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