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19 Dinosaur Skeletons Have Been Found – What Do They Tell Us About their Evolution?

Dinosaur discoveries always give us more to consider when we look back on the evolution of today’s animals. The recent unearthing of 19 skeletons in the Gobi Desert of China is no different. On Dec. 22, scientists published new findings in Current Biology, detailing 19 skeletons they found while searching in the Gobi Desert. The …

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A Fossil Suggests that Life on Earth May Go Back More than 3.7 Billion Years

A fossil isn’t always massive discovery for archaeologists, but when it happens to be 3.7 billion years old, it turns heads. This is what Australian scientists found when they were digging in a newly melted area of Greenland. According to their study, published in Nature, a 3.7 billion year-old fossil now shows that microbes may have lived on the …

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New Species of Dinosaur Had Amazing Senses

Dinosaurs were undoubtedly some of the most stunning creatures to walk the planet, and recently, the fossils of a new one was discovered by Ohio University researchers. The Sarmientosaurus musacchioi belongs to the titanosaur group of dinosaurs, known as the largest creatures to ever exist on Earth. Interestingly enough, they were incredibly common in their …

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Scientists Have Manipulated Genes to Create a Chick with ‘Dinosaur-like’ Legs

Cue the “Jurassic Park” theme song. In a study published in Evolution, researchers from the University of Chile detailed a recent experiment involving the mutation of a chicken leg to give it the shape of a dinosaur leg. The scientists inhibited the early maturation of a leg of a chicken embryo to yield the results. Alexander Vargas, one of the researchers, stated …

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These 19 Dinosaur Skeletons May Help Us Learn How the Creatures Evolved

Dinosaur discoveries always give us more to consider when we look back on the evolution of today’s animals. The recent unearthing of 19 skeletons in the Gobi Desert of China is no different. On Dec. 22, scientists published new findings in Current Biology, detailing 19 skeletons they found while searching in the Gobi Desert. The …

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Meet the ‘Fluffy Poodle from Hell,’ the Latest Dinosaur Discovery

If there’s anything we’ve learned from archaeologists’ discoveries, it’s that dinosaurs are weirder than our imaginations perceive. The latest discovery of a nearly complete preserved fossil in China continues to prove this. The dinosaur was found with hair-like feathers and wings like a bird, according to Reuters. However, scientists say that the creature likely couldn’t …

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