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Were dinosaurs hot or cold blooded? A new study settles an old debate

There is an iconic scene in “Jurassic Park” when a velociraptor’s breath fogs up a window as it searches for its prey. If the so-called “terrible lizards” (like “dinosauria” roughly translated to) were cold-blooded – you know, like real lizards – that scene would have been inaccurate. Yet even though many things about the “Jurassic …

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Which is worse for the soil: combines or dinosaurs?

Enlarge / Having this guy trampled could mean things would struggle to develop there later on. Words I didn’t expect to read in a scientific article this week: “The similarity in mass and contact surface between modern agricultural vehicles and sauropods raises the question: what was the mechanical impact of these animals prehistoric data on …

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