Neatorama Posts Tagged "paleontology"
The Largest Mammals to Walk the Earth...

One reason dinosaurs capture our imagination is that they were so much bigger than anything we can imagine. But mammals have been large enough at times to shake the ground, too. Which was the biggest land mammal ever? Fo...

http://m.neatorama.com/2015/07/15/The-Largest-Mammals-to-Walk-the-Earth/
A Dinosaur Expert Critiques Dinosaur Toys...

Columbia University professor of paleontology Dr. Paul Olsen knows a lot about dinosaurs -real...

http://m.neatorama.com/2015/06/12/A-Dinosaur-Expert-Critiques-Dinosaur-Toys/
Scientist Proposes to His Girlfriend in the Notes of a Journal Article...

(Image: Julius T. Csotonyi/Royal Tyrrell Museum)This may be a risky proposal approach, as it assumes that someone other than the editor and peer reviewers will actually read the article--especially the notes. But for pal...

http://m.neatorama.com/2015/06/05/Scientist-Proposes-to-His-Girlfriend-in-the-Notes-of-a-Journal-Article/
Ten Facts About Tyrannosaurus Rex...

Most of us have seen the internet meme that pokes fun at Tyrannosaurus Rex — its arms in particular. Countless humorous images feature the dinosaur in situations where arm length or strength is needed for one reaso...

http://m.neatorama.com/2015/01/22/Ten-Facts-About-Tyrannosaurus-Rex/
The Paleontologist’s Wandering Skull...

You know about the paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope. He was famous for his feud with fellow paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh. Cope revealed how Marsh assembled a nonexistent dinosaur called Brontosaurus by mistaken...

http://m.neatorama.com/2014/11/20/The-Paleontologists-Wandering-Skull/
Dinosaurs, The Goldilocks of Thermoregulation: Not Too Cold-Blooded, Not Too Warm-Blooded....

Science Ruined Dinosaurs by Mike Jacobsen, available over at the NeatoShop First, dinosaurs had feathers like birds. And now, scientists found that they weren't even cold-blooded like the pre-historic reptilian mons...

http://m.neatorama.com/2014/06/15/Dinosaurs-The-Goldilocks-of-Thermoregulation-Not-Too-Cold-Blooded-Not-Too-Warm-Blooded/
12,000-year-old Skeleton From Underwater Mexican Cave...

Scientists have confronted a mystery of how the Americas were first settled. The first people who walked across the Bering Strait from Asia around 20,000 years ago are the ancestors of Native Americans, yet modern people...

http://m.neatorama.com/2014/05/20/12000-year-old-Skeleton-From-Underwater-Mexican-Cave/
Elephant Has Spork for Mouth...

Illustration: Tomasz Jedrzejowski - via WIRED Do you remember the story of the blind men and the elephant? In that story, a group of blind men felt various parts of an elephant to describe the animal. The man who...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/10/05/Elephant-Has-Spork-for-Mouth/
Dinosaur Feathers Found in Ancient Amber...

More and more evidence of feathered dinosaurs comes to light as scientists look in different places. Paleontologists in Canada began digging through large museum collections of amber searching for tiny pieces of feathers...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/09/21/Dinosaur-Feathers-Found-in-Ancient-Amber/
World's Oldest Genome Sequenced from an Ancient Horse...

We've learned that dinosaur DNA from millions of years ago is too degraded to be deciphered, but scientists have been sequencing DNA from extinct animals, going further and further back as the art and science of genome s...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/06/27/Worlds-Oldest-Genome-Sequenced-from-an-Ancient-Horse/




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