Did all dinosaurs have feathers?

A new species of feathered dinosaur has been discovered - and it's not closely related to birds, indicating that feathers may have been far more prevalent amongst dinosaurs than previously believed.

Dinosaurs were probably warm-blooded

A team of Spanish scientists says it's demolished the main evidence that dinosaurs were cold-blooded.

Dinosaurs not so heavy after all

Scientists have developed a new laser technique to measure the weight and size of dinosaurs - and found they were much lighter than previously thought.

Are birds just 'juvenile dinosaurs'?

The evolution of birds is the result of a drastic change in how dinosaurs developed, Harvard scientists say.

Bacteria discovered after 86 million years

Living bacteria have been discovered deep beneath the ocean where they've had no new food or oxygen since dinosaurs roamed the earth.

Warner Bros. picks up dinosaur attack disaster flick

Warner Bros. has picked up a pitch for a new film about dinosaurs attacking a major city.

Did dinosaurs fart themselves to death?

British scientists have calculated that the amount of methane produced by farting dinosaurs would have affected the planet's atmosphere - and noticeably warmed the climate.

Some dinosaurs were dying out before asteroid strike

Many dinosaur species were already on their way out before the asteroid strike that's believed to have led to their mass extinction.

Giant fleas sucked dinosaurs' blood

Creatures like fleas - but ten times bigger - plagued the dinosaurs with their sharp jaws 165 million years ago.

Did egg-laying lead to dinosaurs' extinction?

It was egg-laying that did for the dinosaurs, claims a new report, while viviparous mammals thrived.

Research on human corpses puts paid to 'exploding dinosaur' theory

For years, scientists have puzzled over the skeleton of a pregnant ichthyosaur which, while in good condition itself, was surrounded by the scattered bones of its unborn offspring.

Paleontologists print out 3D dinosaur bones

Researchers at Drexel University are using 3D modeling and 3D printing to test hypotheses about how dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals moved and lived in their environments.

Baptistina asteroid wasn't dinosaur killer after all

The asteroid widely believed to be responsible for the demise of the dinosaurs probably couldn't have been, observations from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) telescope show.

T. Rex had more than junk in its trunk

Paleontologists used to believe Tyrannosaurus Rex was a monstrous and slow scavenger. But now a Canadian researcher has hypothesized that the dinosaur was actually a very fast and efficient killing machine.

New dinosaur named for spectacular frill

A newly discovered dinosaur species with the most dramatic frill round its head ever found has been dubbed Mojoceratops.

Ancient sea monster dined on whales

Named for the author of Moby Dick, a newly-discovered fossil whale makes Captain Ahab's nemesis look like a shrimp.

Evidence 'conclusive' that asteroid wiped out dinosaurs in days

A major international study has found overwhelming evidence that a massive asteroid impact in did indeed wipe out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.

Dinosaurs may have descended from birds

A new study turns perceived wisdom on its head, concluding that some dinosaurs may actually have descended from birds.