Meet the mysterious small predators that set the stage for the later rise of more imposing tyrants
February 23, 2012 | By Brian Switek
This week we meet a dinosaur that looks as if a clown exploded all over it
February 22, 2012 | By Brian Switek
There are two "semi-apocryphal" dinosaurs that may have been significantly bigger than the biggest whales
February 21, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Smithsonian paleontologist Matthew Carrano explains how to identify dinosaurs from isolated teeth
February 17, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Even the world's most formidable consumers eventually became food themselves
February 16, 2012 | By Brian Switek
A reader spots what may be the wrinkliest dinosaur of all time
February 15, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Despite the rarity of direct evidence, paleontologists know quite a bit about dinosaur gonads
February 14, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Scientists are searching for dinosaur sex differences in features like size, ornamentation and bone structure—not the fiddly bits actually used during mating
February 13, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Did competition for mates drive the evolution of the enormous, long-necked sauropods?
February 10, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Of all the dinosaur mysteries, how dinosaurs like the 23-ton Apatosaurus mated is one of the most perplexing
February 09, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Despite an immense wave of publicity heralding the discovery of dinosaur eggs in 1923, French paleontologists had discovered them decades earlier
February 08, 2012 | By Brian Switek
A new study suggests that you can distinguish different hadrosaur species by their pebbly hides alone
February 07, 2012 | By Brian Switek
An animated short suggests dinosaurs died out for want of winter coats
February 06, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Did Velociraptor hunt under the cover of darkness?
February 03, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Did egg-eating lizards and snakes contribute to the dinosaurs' extinction?
February 02, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Instead of a long, low duck bill, the beak of Tethyshadros was shaped like a snowplow and serrated. Why it had such a strange beak is a mystery
February 01, 2012 | By Brian Switek
A new cartoon series counts the many things tiny-armed Tyrannosaurus couldn't do: cross-country ski, eat from a buffet, count to five
January 31, 2012 | By Brian Switek
How did a heavily armored dinosaur wind up at the bottom of Alberta's Cretaceous sea?
January 30, 2012 | By Brian Switek
From New York to California, America's roads are haunted by bad dinosaurs
January 27, 2012 | By Brian Switek
British actor Stephen Fry narrates a new interactive dinosaur encyclopedia.
January 26, 2012 | By Brian Switek