22 Results for

cretaceous

Article

Real velociraptor claw is way better than a 'Jurassic World' toy

The ultimate "Jurassic World" collectible isn't sold in toy stores. You can buy a real velociraptor claw fossil from a specialty dealer.

By June 29, 2015

Article

75 million-year-old blood cells found in dino bones

Scientists have identified structures that appear to be red blood cells and collagen-like fibres in dinosaur bones dating back to the Cretaceous.

By June 9, 2015

Article

Get ready for 'Jurassic World' by raptor-proofing your home

Steel-plated sub-zero freezer? Check. Soundproofing? Check. Foil-coated furniture? Check. Crickets, mealworms and live rats? Er, um ...

By June 9, 2015

Article

Palaeontologist proposes via scientific paper describing 'Hellboy' dinosaur

The lead author on a paper describing a new dinosaur related to Triceratops added a romantic surprise to the paper's acknowledgements.

By June 4, 2015

Article

Were dinosaurs tripping on the grass they ate?

A fossil found in an amber mine in Myanmar reveals what's believed to be the oldest grass species ever found, with a fungus linked to LSD growing on it that dinosaurs may have snacked on.

By February 10, 2015

Article

Digital reconstruction restores rare dino skull

A combination of high-resolution X-ray CT scanning and digital visualisation has been used to restore a rare dinosaur fossil.

By November 6, 2014

Article

Tricera Hi-Tops make your feet dino-mite

These Cretaceous kicks will make feet fancy for the coolest kid in town.

By August 17, 2014

Article

Fire & Bone returns with velociraptor, dire wolf skulls

Fire & Bone, creator of tiny, 3D-scanned replicas of skulls to be worn as jewellery, is back for round two -- bringing extinct animals.

By September 10, 2014

Article

Supermassive dinosaur found in Argentina: Meet Dreadnoughtus

A giant sauropod dinosaur found in Argentina is the largest land animal ever discovered for which a body mass can accurately be calculated.

By September 4, 2014

Article

New species of pterosaur found in mass grave

A bed of ancient bones found in Brazil contains the skeletons of over 47 individuals of a new species of flying reptile.

By August 13, 2014