Tail As Old As Time – Tracing Ankylosaur’s Tail Evolution
How did the ankylosaur get its distinctive tail club? The handle arrived first, and the knot at the end followed.
Researchers Confirm Original Blood Vessels in 80 Million-Year-Old Fossil
The findings add to the growing body of evidence that structures like blood vessels and cells can persist over millions of years
True Colors: Using Molecular Analysis to Clarify Dino Color Claims
NC State researchers are helping develop new ways to use molecular analysis to determine the colors of dinosaurs.
Pregnant T. Rex Could Aid in Dino Sex-Typing
NC State paleontologists have found a fossil from a pregnant dinosaur that could shed light on the evolution of egg laying in modern birds.
Outrageous Heads Led to Outrageously Large Dinosaurs
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.
Original Dinosaur Claw Sheath Proteins Preserved for 75 Million Years
Researchers have found original proteins in a 75 million-year-old dinosaur's claw sheath.
Keratin and Melanosomes Preserved in 130-Million-Year-Old Bird Fossil
Researchers have found evidence of original keratin and melanosome preservation in a 130-million-year-old Eoconfuciusornis specimen.
80-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Collagen Confirmed
Researchers have isolated additional collagen peptides from an 80-million-year-old Brachylophosaurus.
Science in the Movies: Dinosaurs and Paleontologists
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Hollywood’s take on dinosaurs from a panel including paleontologists and a film scholar.
Mary Schweitzer, a pioneer in the field of molecular paleontology, learns about dinosaurs by studying original molecules preserved inside fossils for millions of years.