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Adelphi, OHIO researchers determine dinosaur replaced teeth as fast as sharks

(Ohio University) A meat-eating dinosaur species that lived in Madagascar some 70 million years ago replaced all its teeth every couple of months or so, as reported in a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.

Dinosaur skull turns paleontology assumptions on their head

(University of Alberta) A team of researchers at the University of Alberta has unearthed a well-preserved Styracosaurus skull — and its facial imperfections have implications for how paleontologists identify new species of dinosaurs. Nicknamed Hannah, the dinosaur was a Styracosaurus — a horned dinosaur over five metres in length with a fan of long horns. UAlberta paleontologists have learned much from those horns — because they aren’t symmetrical.

Giant cassowaries are modern-day dinosaurs | Seven Worlds, One Planet | BBC Earth

In the rainforests of Australia, the giant cassowary is in danger of extinction from a foreign invader.Subscribe: Watch more:Planet Earth Planet Earth II Dinosaur Conservation short. Seven Worlds, One Planet Episode 4 ‘Australia’ Millions of…

EurekAlert! fellowship spotlights early-career science journalists from Latin America, other emerging regions

(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Five early-career science journalists from emerging regions will attend the 2020 AAAS Annual Meeting as winners of the 2020 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters.

Debunking Popular Climate Myths About CO2

If you believe the debate over global warming has ever been about science—or for that matter climate—you have been conditioned, through formal education or through reports warning of doom and gloom, to believe what others rightly describe as a world-wide…

Jurassic dinosaurs trotted between Africa and Europe

(FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Dinosaur footprints found in several European countries, very similar to others in Morocco, suggest that they could have been dispersed between the two continents by land masses separated by a shallow sea more than 145 million years ago.

Why we're so fixated on bringing back the woolly mammoth

When it comes to bringing back an extinct creature, we often think first of dinosaurs. For scientists, however, the animal to return to the land of the living is not the T. rex but Mammuthus primigenius, otherwise known as the…