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New insights into the origin of birds

Mark Puttick and colleagues investigated the rates of evolution of the two key characteristics that preceded flight: body size and forelimb length. In order to fly, hulking meat-eating dinosaurs had to shrink in size and ...

dateFeb 23, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Seeing inside a pterosaur skull

( —The inside of the skull of a 100-million-year-old pterosaur has been seen by Natural History Museum fossil experts for the first time. Computed tomography (CT) scans revealed details of the ancient flying reptile's ...

dateMar 22, 2013 in Archaeology & Fossils
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