Back when tyrannosaurs were new to science, paleontologist Lawrence Lambe cast them as bumbling scavengers that ate rotten flesh
December 01, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A hollow, thin-walled bone is not exactly the sort of structure that is going to protect a sauropod from attack—so what was its purpose?
November 30, 2011 | By Brian Switek
What's the use of setting your science-fiction family drama 85 million years in the past if you're not going to highlight some of the local fauna?
November 29, 2011 | By Brian Switek
D'oh! Homer and the gang meet up with some scary dinosaurs
November 28, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Tyrannosaurus has an image as the apex of the apex predators, and maybe that's why people get upset when paleontologists suggest it was at least partly covered in a coat of feathers
November 23, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Paleontologists have found the bones of a bird inside a feathered dinosaur. What can this discovery tell us about how Microraptor lived?
November 22, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Very few skeletons have been found from this period, and much of what we know about the dinosaurs of the Early Jurassic Southwest comes from tracksites
November 21, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A new adventure game goes back to the scene of the crime that set the catastrophic events of the first film in motion
November 18, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A newly discovered dinosaur from Brazil may give paleontologists a better understanding of what the ancestral dinosaur looked like
November 17, 2011 | By Brian Switek
According to a recent study, the cause of Australia's "Dinosaur Stampede" may have been more comedic than nightmarish
November 15, 2011 | By Brian Switek
A new dinosaur found in northwestern Argentina adds more detail to the big picture of how forerunners to Jurassic giants evolved
November 14, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Did a recently discovered pair of dinosaurs die at each other's throats?
November 10, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Frustrated by disappointing dinosaur facts, one blogger decides to create some of his own
November 09, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Is "Nanotyrannus" a small-bodied tyrannosaur, a juvenile of some unknown species, or a young Tyrannosaurus rex?
November 08, 2011 | By Brian Switek
At the annual SVP meeting, paleontologists review just how western North America got so many weird dinosaurs
November 04, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Plus, fossil evidence for a Cretaceous turducken: inside the guts of a feathered Microraptor dinosaur were the partial remains of a prehistoric bird
November 03, 2011 | By Brian Switek
When it comes to pumpkin popularity, it looks like Tyrannosaurus has some competition
November 01, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Dinosaurs have been movie monsters for a century. Here's a short countdown of some of their scariest moments in film.
October 31, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Dinosaurs have long been rumored to still survive in the Congo Basin, but is there any truth to the tall tales?
October 28, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Watch out! Get to close to these giant, jack o' lantern dinosaurs and they might squash you
October 27, 2011 | By Brian Switek