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Drones are revolutionising dinosaur research by mapping giant footprints by air

Drones are revolutionising dinosaur research by mapping giant footprints by air With the Indian Ocean eating away at the rock, the red cliffs of the Kimberley have revealed hundreds of prehistoric footprints.Armed with drones and hand-held laser scanners, scientists are mapping the heavy tracks they left behind.

The world's largest dinosaur tracks have been found, and a human can fit in them

The world's largest dinosaur tracks have been found, and a human can fit in them Scientists have discovered some of the world's largest dinosaur tracks—measuring as long as the average person is tall—in western Australia.They're part of an unusually diverse array of dinosaur tracks imprinted into the rocks on Australia's Dampier Peninsula.

New discovery reveals the T. Rex was actually super into foreplay

New discovery reveals the T. Rex was actually super into foreplay The Tyrannosaurus Rex has long been seen as the ultimate tough guy of the dinosaur kingdom, but scientists have found the predators may have been into snuggling.But new research just published in Scientific Reports suggests that behind all those massive teeth, the T.

David Attenborough lying next to a dinosaur bone gets ridiculous Photoshop battle

David Attenborough lying next to a dinosaur bone gets ridiculous Photoshop battle Whether he's in cartoon form, hologram form, or simply lending his sweet voice to an Adele video, the internet's adoration of the British documentary presenter knows no bounds.And sometimes, the internet has an unusual way of expressing its love.

A terrifying crocodile relative, with teeth like a T. rex, may have taken on dinosaurs

A terrifying crocodile relative, with teeth like a T. rex, may have taken on dinosaurs Meet "Razana," a gigantic lizard ancestor with the teeth of a T.rex and the body of a crocodile.

Researchers are solving the mysteries of a 65-million-year-old dino skull with Kinect

Researchers are solving the mysteries of a 65-million-year-old dino skull with Kinect At Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History, scientists were curious about holes in the jaw of their own five-foot-long T-Rex skull." When used at home, Microsoft Kinect usually sits on a cabinet just below your TV.

Sorry, Jurassic Park fans: New research says the T. rex actually couldn't run

Sorry, Jurassic Park fans: New research says the T. rex actually couldn't run It turns out those Tyrannosaurus Rex chase scenes in Jurassic Park may not be so realistic after all.We hate to break it to you but: the famed dinosaur couldn't run, according to new research from Manchester University.

That incredibly well-preserved armored dinosaur is actually a new species

That incredibly well-preserved armored dinosaur is actually a new species A dinosaur was found in Canada around 110 million years after it died.National Geographic covered the accidental discovery in its June issue and created a 3-D rendering to show how well-preserved the dinosaur fossils were in an ancient river bank.

The largest animal ever to walk the Earth gets a name

The largest animal ever to walk the Earth gets a name The biggest dinosaur ever to walk the Earth finally has a name.It's called Patagotitan mayorum, according to a study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Keep the nighttime scaries away with this glowing, dino-shaped gadget

Keep the nighttime scaries away with this glowing, dino-shaped gadget Nightlights are also great.The Dino Pet: the world’s first bioluminescent “pet.

I'm a paleontologist and I won't stop finding out lame shit about dinosaurs until you can no longer enjoy 'Jurassic Park'

I'm a paleontologist and I won't stop finding out lame shit about dinosaurs until you can no longer enjoy 'Jurassic Park' I’m the paleontologist who keeps finding out more and more lame shit about dinosaurs, and I’m here to ruin your life.And I won’t stop finding out really lame shit about dinosaurs until you — until everyone, is no longer able to enjoy the film Jurassic Park.

A huge asteroid named Florence is zipping by Earth today, but don't freak out

A huge asteroid named Florence is zipping by Earth today, but don't freak out A huge asteroid with an old-fashioned name is passing by Earth today, but don't worry.The asteroid known as Florence — named for Florence Nightingale, of course — is about 2.