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  • Here is why feathered dinosaurs failed to fly like birds
    EnvironmentHere is why feathered dinosaurs failed to fly like birds

    In an attempt to study ancient lives and habitats, scientists in China and America has found that Anchiornis, one of the earliest feathered dinosaurs, could to fly like birds due to the lack of certain kind of proteins in its feathers. This interesting study and findings has been published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

    10 months ago
  • World's earliest fossil flower found in China
    EnvironmentWorld's earliest fossil flower found in China

    In an attempt to explore the origin of flower, an international research team has discovered new evidence of the world's earliest fossil flower. Research team from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology has found the fossil flower from specimens unearthed in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing.

    11 months ago
  • Origin of feathers date back to 70 million years, claims a new discovery
    EnvironmentOrigin of feathers date back to 70 million years, claims a new discovery

    Feathers are inherent feature what make a bird a bird. And, not only in birds, have some insects too had tiny wings. The study of feathers, their origin and nature have long mystified bright minds, since time immemorial. While a lot has been discovered in this particular field, scientists are still trying to better understand how and why feathers vary from birds to birds and insects to insects. Recently, a new discovery pushes back the origin of feathers by some 70 million years.

    11 months ago
  • Two new dinosaur fossils discovered in China
    Science NewsTwo new dinosaur fossils discovered in China

    The study dinosaur fossils and their evolution received a new dimension when paleontologists say that they have discovered two new dinosaur fossils in China. An international team of scientists found the bones of the dinosaurs namely Bannykus and Xiyunykus, indicating the adaptations related to eating insects that live in colonies. The findings have shed light on the evolution of insect eating dinosaurs.

    1 year ago
  • Dinosaurs liked perfumes that we enjoy today, says new study
    Science NewsDinosaurs liked perfumes that we enjoy today, says new study

    65-million years ago, dinosaurs used to get attracted with perfume fragrances, reveals a new research.

    1 year ago
  • Dinosaurs more alert of calorie than humans, reveals a new study
    EnvironmentDinosaurs more alert of calorie than humans, reveals a new study

    Dinosaurs that lived 150 million years had become an interesting topic of research today. From their way of feeding to moving, this giant herbivore creature had unique style of leading their lives. A recent study claims that the vegetables consumed dinosaurs had a higher nutritional value than that is consumed today in the 21st century. Researchers have calculated the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet by growing their food in environmental conditions that existed million of years ago.

    1 year ago
  • Skull of modern day birds depicts dinosaurs times: Ornithology
    EnvironmentSkull of modern day birds depicts dinosaurs times: Ornithology

    A new development in the field of ornithology details about the transition of beaks from dinosaurs age to modern times, today. Researchers have segmented together the three-dimensional skull of an iconic, toothed bird that represents a pivotal moment in the transition from archaic period to recent birds.

    2 years ago
  • Australia: Fossils of new turkey-sized dinosaur found in 113-million-year-old rocks of Victoria
    Science NewsAustralia: Fossils of new turkey-sized dinosaur found in 113-million-year-old rocks of Victoria

    Palaeontologists said the partial skeleton of the previously unknown creature, named Diluvicursor pickeringi, lived about 113 million years ago. It has been learned that the fossils belong to the era when dinosaurs used to live in Australia during the Cretaceous Period, when the continent was still connected to Antarctica.

    2 years ago
  • Arsia Mons: Mars Volcanoes and Dinosaurs on earth extinct at the same time, says NASA
    Science NewsArsia Mons: Mars Volcanoes and Dinosaurs on earth extinct at the same time, says NASA

    rsia Mons, southernmost volcano on Mars, is believed to be last location where eruption had occurred. But, time had been a mystery so far for the researchers.

    3 years ago
  • Researcher finds Strong tails helped early dinosaurs stand on two back feet
    Science NewsResearcher finds Strong tails helped early dinosaurs stand on two back feet

    Big muscles in the tails of early dinosaurs helped them move about on all fours and rise up on just their two back feet, new research suggests. Bipedalism in dinosaurs was inherited from ancient and much smaller proto-dinosaurs.

    3 years ago