Reconstruction of Acrotholus audeti, an 85 million year old dome-headed dinosaur, with the turtle Neurankylus lithographicus in the foreground. Credit: Julius Csotonyi

Thick-skulled fossil cuts dino theory down to size

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

The discovery of a new thick-skulled dinosaur the size of a large dog may challenge our image of a pre-historic Earth dominated by supersized lizards, a study said.

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A Week in Science with Paul Willis: 8 February 2013

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Why is it so hard to win at paper-rock-scissors? Find out the answer to this and more.

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Asteroid strike did in the dinosaurs

Friday, 8 February 2013

Scientists said they are a step closer to proving the death blow for dinosaurs 66 million years ago was a gigantic comet or asteroid that struck near Mexico.

A different kind of extinction

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Up to a third of dinosaur ‘species’ are actually the juveniles of other species, says Jack Horner. We join the dino hunter in the badlands of Montana.

Rare dinosaur handprints discovered

Saturday, 7 March 2009

Rare fossilised handprints of a carnivorous dinosaur have helped answer questions about the orientation of limbs which later evolved into wings in birds.


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