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Birds Basically Baby Dinosaurs

Don't look now, but there may be dinosaurs on your front lawn. Research into early bird and dinosaur tissue has shown that birds are more closely related to dinosaurs than we had thought, Discovery reports. "By analyzing fossil evidence from skeletons, eggs, and soft tissue of bird-like dinosaurs and primitive...
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Dinosaur wind tunnel test provides new insight into the evolution of bird flight

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last year)

A study into the aerodynamic performance of feathered dinosaurs has provided new insight into the evolution of bird flight. In recent years, new fossil discoveries have changed our view of the early evolution of birds and, more crit... Read Post

Fossil egg links dinosaurs to modern birds

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Researchers have discovered a series of dinosaur eggs with a unique characteristic: they are oval in shape. The discovery supports the theory that birds and non-avian theropods, dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Period, could have a com... Read Post

How dinosaur arms turned into bird wings

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (11 hours ago)

Although we now appreciate that birds evolved from a branch of the dinosaur family tree, a crucial adaptation for flight has continued to puzzle evolutionary biologists. During the millions of years that elapsed, wrists went from st... Read Post

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