Mar 2, 2020
Researchers have found evidence of preserved protein fragments and apparent chromosomes in cartilage from a baby dinosaur.
Feb 21, 2019
A team led by an NC State paleontologist discovered a new tiny tyrannosaur that paved the way for T. rex to rule.
Jan 17, 2018
A new study explains how the evolution of tail weaponry in dinosaurs required a perfect storm of traits not seen in living animals today.
Oct 10, 2017
An NC State biology researcher found patterns after two of the Earth's mass extinction events.
Sep 13, 2017
Mary Schweitzer, a pioneer in the field of molecular paleontology, learns about dinosaurs by studying original molecules preserved inside fossils for millions of years.
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Jan 25, 2017
Researchers have isolated additional collagen peptides from an 80-million-year-old Brachylophosaurus.
Nov 21, 2016
Researchers have found evidence of original keratin and melanosome preservation in a 130-million-year-old Eoconfuciusornis specimen.
Nov 9, 2016
Researchers have found original proteins in a 75 million-year-old dinosaur's claw sheath.
Sep 27, 2016
New research from NC State paleontologists finds theropod dinosaurs with bony crests, horns and knobs on their heads got bigger faster than their unornamented brethren.