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An artist's rendering of how Suskityrannus hazelae may have looked. Artwork by Andrey Atuchin.

New 3-foot-tall relative of dreaded Tyrannosaurus rex discovered

A tiny 3-foot-tall relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex has been discovered and named as Suskityrannus hazelae. The discovery was made by Virginia Tech paleontologist...
Artist's impression of a Galleonosaurus dorisae herd on a riverbank in the Australian-Antarctic rift valley during the Early Cretaceous, 125 million years ago. The newly-named, dinosaur wallaby-sized herbivorous dinosaur, was identified from five fossilized upper jaws in 125-million-year-old rocks from the Cretaceous period of Victoria, southeastern Australia. Credit: Image copyright James Kuether

A new wallaby-sized dinosaur found in Australia

Scientists have recently found a new wallaby-sized herbivorous dinosaur named "Galleonosaurus dorisae", from five fossilized upper jaws in 125 million-year-old rocks from the Cretaceous...
A close up of skin impressions from an iguanodontian footprint. CREDIT Neil Davies

‘Treasure trove’ of dinosaur footprints found in southern England

In the course of 160 years, there have been sporadic reports of fossilized dinosaur impressions along the Sussex coast however no new real revelations...
Dinosaur blood vessel with adjacent bone matrix that still contains bone cells. These structures have a perfect morphological preservation over hundreds of millions of years, but are chemically transformed through oxidative crosslinking. The extract comes from a sauropod dinosaur. Credit: Jasmina Wiemann/Yale University

A toast to the proteins in dinosaur bones

A new study at the Yale suggested that burnt toast and dinosaur bones have a common trait- both consist of chemicals that transform original proteins into something...