Hollow neck bones allowed dinosaurs to evolve necks longer than any other creature that has ever lived, scientists say.
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April 24 - British scientists say they have found new evolutionary evidence linking dinosaurs to birds. A series of 3D reconstructions illustrate what the scientists say is the gradual evolution of small forelimbs into wings which led two-legged dinosaurs to stand and move like birds. Jim Drury reports.
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Scientists have identified a genetic programme that promotes longevity of roundworms in cold environments - and say that this mechanism also exists in warm-blooded animals, including humans.
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Think scientists have discovered all the dinosaurs there are to find? Think again. Paleontologists who unearthed seven vertebrae and a few rib fragments in Diego-Suarez, Madagascar in 2007 and 2010 have now identified them as belonging to a previously unknown dino species they call Dahalokely tokana. Don't speak Malagasy? The name means "lonely little bandit." Vertebra...
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Scientists have moved another step towards clearing up one of the world's most mysterious events — the death of dinosaurs.
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By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/27/2013 05:05 PM EST on LiveScience Crocodile-like beasts may have nibbled on young dinosaurs some 75 million years ago, according to scientists who analyzed bite marks on dinosaur bones. The findings suggest the rivalry between the reptiles started early in life, the researchers say. Bites from living crocodylians...
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Many scientists believe the 180 km Chicxulub crater in Mexico was made by the impact that caused the extinction of dinosaurs and about 70 per cent of all species on Earth.
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Here’s a recap of animal stories and events from the past week:An astonishingly large tarantula was discovered in Sri LankaA new study suggests that some lizards hatch prematurely to escape dangerA clear-blooded fish was revealed at the Tokyo Sea Life ParkHallmark Channel announced they will introduce a “Kitten Bowl” in 2014Shark-toothed weapons revealed that a number of...
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How did the largest of all dinosaurs evolve necks longer than any other creature that has ever lived? One secret: mostly hollow neck bones, researchers say
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How did the largest of all dinosaurs evolve necks longer than any other creature that has ever lived? One secret: mostly hollow neck bones, researchers say.
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