How do scientists know whether dinosaur fossils are male or female?
By: Samiul Islam
Lots of dinosaur fossils are being found everyday. Fossils found are usually not complete. This makes it harder to obtain accurate information about the dinosaur. There are almost-complete dinosaur fossil, but even with the skeleton it is hard to determine the sex of the reptile...
Primordial Soup Theory Origin Life
By: Matthew Zimmer - 393877
The Primordial soup theory explains that within a "soup" of chemicals present in the early life of the earth, organic matter came into formation, leading eventually to the creation of life. Explaining the source of life on this planet may never be possible, but theorising...
Paleontology discoveries since 2005
By: Amber Mathis
In March of 2005 paleontologists Jack Horner and Mary Schweitzer, participants in an excavation in Montana, discovered a very new and exciting fact about a 68-million year old tyrannosaurus rex fossil. They discovered that this particular fossil was a female. Never before in the history...
By: A W Drake
In the popular imagination fossils evoke images of huge dinosaur relics encased in stone but a fossil can be anything from micro organisms (the most common type of fossil by far), to foliage, trees, insects and animals of all sizes. Other than preserved animal remains...
By: Merde Guadalope
This question has been around ever since the movie Jurassic Park wherein scientists extract DNA from mosquitoes trapped in amber. This type of technique has its roots in the belief that mosquitoes from the time of the dinosaurs contain the DNA extracted from dinosaurs and...
By: R.A. Scott
Carcharodon megalodon would be a massive animal if it still existed. Carcharodon megalodon is the scientific name for the Megalodon shark and the Megalodon shark could reach lengths of 60 feet long. 60 feet long is massive by any measure.Megalodon is known from fossil...
By: Rick Bavera
Tiny tyrant (nanotyrannus). Giant duck (anatotitan). Lea Ellyn Lizard (leaellynosaura). Three-horned lizard (triceratops). Egypt lizard (aegyptosaurs). King of the Tyrants lizard (Tyrannosaurus rex).Dinosaur names mean something. The preceding names are among what a few of those dinosaur names mean. Most names for dinosaurs are...
By: Mayflor Markusic
Based on the fossilized bones that archaeologists unearthed, dinosaurs are gigantic and sometimes ferocious organisms. They didn't just exist, they ruled the surface of planet earth. But suddenly, about 65 million years ago, they disappeared. Something so large affected these powerful creatures that they became...
By: Elton Gahr
The resurrection of extinct species is one which many scientists are interested in. There are even depositories of genetic material gathered from animals which have went or are going extinct and the holy grail of this resurrection would be the resurrection of dinosaurs and thanks...
Can scientists clone dinosaurs?
By: K.L. Cain
A friend and I were discussing extinct megafauna not too long ago, and after reading an article on the breathtaking Brontoscorpio he tilted his head slightly and said rather longingly, "I wish they could bring some of these animals back, you know, just so we...

 

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