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T. rex and cousins had uniquely serrated teeth, scientists find

For some time, scientists have known that Tyrannosaurus rex and other theropod dinosaurs had serrated teeth. They knew that those teeth, with their jagged edges worked like steak knives to help their owner tear through flesh.

Research reveals T.Rex had unique serrated teeth

Research at the University of Toronto has found that Theropods, the species of dinosaur home to T.Rex, had unique teeth structures that underlined their predatory dominance.

Holiday dents movie box office

UPDATE: 7.6.15 - As was noted, as the actual box office figures were updated, it showed something different. "Inside Out" did inch by "Jurassic World" over the July 4 holiday.

Want to go to a real Jurassic World? Wait in line

Jurassic World is breaking box-office records worldwide. If you fancy going to a real Jurassic World, however, you'll have a long wait. A leading scientist has explained why snuggling up besides as Brontosaurus won't be happening any time soon.

'Jurassic World' has best global opening ever

UPDATE 6.15.15: The weekend actuals are out and "Jurassic World" now holds the title for the best opening ever, domestically. It also takes home the foreign and global titles as well.

Review: ‘Jurassic World’ forgot to cultivate its entire realm Special

‘Jurassic World’ does its job in offering awe-inspiring displays of extinct creatures reborn, but it lacks a competent story to tie it all together and suffers from unavoidable comparisons to the original.

New 'Hellboy' dinosaur discovered in Alberta

Drumheller - Canadian palaeontologists associated with the Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Alberta have identified a new species of horned dinosaur with some bizarre features.

Dinosaurs really were warm-blooded, study suggests

Dinosaurs grew quickly and were warm-blooded just like modern mammals, says a scientist who researched the metabolism of these ancient creatures.

Acidic oceans killed off ancient marine species

Nottingham - Massive die-offs of almost every marine species millions of years ago were the result of a surge of carbon dioxide in the world's oceans, creating acidic seas.

Bone munching worms of the past

Cambridge - Recently discovered ocean worms, known for feasting on whale bones, date back to prehistoric times. Long-ago the worms fed on the carcasses of giant marine reptiles, according to a new study that has plunged the depths of the sea.

Salamander on steroids: Species of dinosaur-eating newt found

A new species of predator newt that lived about 220 million years ago has been discovered in Portugal and paleontologists believe it was a most vicious creature. About the length of a small car, it could actually kill and gobble dinosaurs.

Largest known asteroid crater found in Australia

Two massive underground domes found in the Earth's crust in the Warburton Basin in Central Australia represent the remains of the largest known asteroid impact crater on our planet.

Two new Jurassic mammals discovered

Beijing - Archaeologists working in China have unearthed the fossil remains of two diminutive mammals. These findings suggest considerable species diversity existed during the Jurassic Period.

2 new species of horned dinosaurs discovered from museum fossils

Two new species of horned dinosaur from the Cretaceous Period have only now been discovered, though the fossils the discoveries are based upon were found over 75 years ago. They sat in a Canadian museum, mistakenly identified as other, known, species.

Dinosaur extinction the result of 'perfect storm' of events

Edinburgh - And if that perfect storm hadn’t come about, say scientists, dinosaurs might still be with us today — except their continued existence might have meant a very different "us" having evolved — if at all.

Researchers discover unique dinosaur fossil with four wings

Changyuraptor yangi fossils were recently discovered in a Chinese expedition. The remains reveal a creature with four wings that has been dubbed the largest specimen of this type.

Dinosaurs 'were not' the ancestors of modern birds

An analysis of a sparrow-sized fossil has challenged the present status of dinosaurs as ancestors of modern birds. This is based on a new study of an archosaur fossil.

Dinosaurs found to be neither warm-blooded nor cold-blooded

New research appears to show that dinosaurs were a rare breed of animal, in that they were neither warm-blooded nor cold-blooded — they were somewhere in-between.

Video: Scientifically-accurate 'Flintstones' changes the story

"Flintstones. Meet the Flintstones..." is a familiar song from most peoples' childhoods. However, some experts decided to point out that the whole show is completely inaccurate scientifically and then corrected the issue in animated video form.

Skeleton of baby dinosaur found in Alberta, 70 million years old

An intact and wonderfully preserved baby dinosaur skeleton was unearthed in Dinosaur Provincial Park in southeastern Alberta in 2010. The find is only now being announced but the skeleton is already part of the University of Alberta's collection.

Inside Alberta's Dinosaur Provincial Park

Located in the badlands of Alberta, Canada is a place of such stellar beauty and awe-inspiring landscapes, it takes your breath away. Dinosaur Provincial Park is not only a place great creatures roamed 75 million years ago, it's also their graveyard.

Ancient bees may have died out with the dinosaurs

A new study has been released, and it reveals that the unknown event that killed off the dinosaurs could be the same one that wiped out ancient bees.

Jurassic Park takes a step back

Any idea to recreate a dinosaur from extracted DNA has taken a step backwards. Researchers have found that extracting dinosaur DNA from insects embedded in ancient amber is probably impossible.

Ostrich necks give clues to dinosaur flexibility

A study of modern day ostriches suggest sauropod dinosaurs were likely stiff in their movements, especially in their necks.

Op-Ed: Dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum, London Special

London - The Natural History Museum in London boasts an impressive collection of dinosaur remains. These have been collected together in a special exhibition.

Paleontologists discover a new species of dinosaur in Utah

A group of paleontologists unearthed a new long-horned dinosaur in Utah, the first of its type to be found in the south of the United States.

Aurornis, Archaeopteryx-like ancestor of birds found in China

Paleontologists say they have found the fossilized remains of a new avialan, or basal bird, which re-establishes the position of Archaeopteryx as part of the group of basal birds ancestral to modern birds.

New dinosaur species discovered

A new species of dinosaur called the "lonely small bandit" has been discovered in Madagascar. This is the first new species discovered in almost a decade.

Researchers say oldest dinosaur fossils found in Tanzania

Paleontologists have identified what they believe to be the oldest dinosaur fossils in existence. This new dinosaur discovery possibly challenges current beliefs on dinosaur history.

Pat Robertson denies the earth is 6000 years old

Popular televangelist Pat Robertson has recently come out stating that the Earth is not 6,000 years old, and that dinosaurs were living before the time of the Bible.
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Protoceratops andrewsi  Carnegie Museum of Natural History  Pittsburgh  Pennsylvania  USA.
Protoceratops andrewsi, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Dinosaurs hatching from eggs. The word dinosaur means  terrible lizard .
Dinosaurs hatching from eggs. The word dinosaur means "terrible lizard".
Comparative analysis of theropod dental structures.
Comparative analysis of theropod dental structures.
K. S. Brink, R. R. Reisz, A. R. H. LeBlanc, R. S. Chang, Y. C. Lee et al.
Caption:  Artist s restoration of the head of Spinops sternbergorum.  Usage restrictions: This image...
Caption: "Artist's restoration of the head of Spinops sternbergorum." Usage restrictions: This image may be used by news organizations in reports describing the research of Farke and colleagues on Spinops.
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Dinosaur horns on display in the museum.
Dinosaur horns on display in the museum.
Artist s reconstruction of the new horned dinosaur Regaliceratops peterhewsi in the palaeoenvironmen...
Artist's reconstruction of the new horned dinosaur Regaliceratops peterhewsi in the palaeoenvironment of the Late Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada.
ART BY JULIUS T. CSOTONYI. COURTESY OF ROYAL TYRRELL MUSEUM, DRUMHELLER, ALBERTA
Illustration of Apatosaurus louisae.
Illustration of Apatosaurus louisae.
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A scenic panorama  Dinosaur Provincial Park  Alberta  Ca.
A scenic panorama, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Ca.
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The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
Dinosaur Provincial Park met two of the criteria for being named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dinosaur Provincial Park met two of the criteria for being named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Chris Pratt stars in  Jurassic World
Chris Pratt stars in 'Jurassic World'
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The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
A glimpse of the Dinosaur display at the 2013 Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls  Ontario at Duffer...
A glimpse of the Dinosaur display at the 2013 Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Ontario at Dufferin Island Park.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
An artist s depiction of dinosaurs wandering the planet.
An artist's depiction of dinosaurs wandering the planet.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
 Hoodoos  6 km. east of Drumheller  Ca.
"Hoodoos" 6 km. east of Drumheller, Ca.
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