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Aug 3, 2015 09:08 AM ET // Elizabeth Goldbaum, LiveScience
The find is a skull fragment with an unusually large structure in the forebrain called the olfactory bulb, suggesting the dinosaur had a sharp sense of smell.
Jul 28, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
T. rex and other big dinosaurs had teeth that were specialized for tearing through flesh and bone -- only one living animal has similar tooth structure. Can you guess which?
Jun 10, 2015 11:14 AM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
A turducken of a find reveals a massive shark that ate a big whale that ate a smaller whale. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Red blood cells and collagen fibers from bone are preserved in 75-million-year-old dinosaur bones.
Jun 4, 2015 08:28 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The massive fish, Leptostyrax macrorhiza, would have been one of the largest predators of its day.
May 20, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known stone toolkit could write a whole new chapter in the book of human evolution, especially since the tools were not even made by our genus.
Apr 29, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Animals living during the Jurassic in China could have looked up and seen an impressive sight: a bat-like clawed dinosaur soaring through the skies.
Apr 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
T. rex had some surprising relatives, including a new dinosaur nicknamed The Platypus that loved plants instead of meat.
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