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Dinos in the woods

Nov 7, 2023

Dig This: ‘Neglected’ Dinosaur Had Super Senses

The thescelosaurus neglectus dinosaur may have been a wallflower, but a CT scan of its skull reveals some hidden superpowers.

Toy dinos

Apr 28, 2023

How Are Dino Tissues Preserved in Deep Time?

A study by Landon Anderson, a doctoral candidate in molecular paleontology, suggests that two hypotheses for ancient soft tissue preservation are often one and the same.

Mar 9, 2023

Intact Dinosaur Veins Were Running With Blood 80 Million Years Ago

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“Part of the value of this research is that it gives us insight into how proteins can modify and change over 80 million years," added Mary Schweitzer, a molecular paleontologist and professor at NC State.

View of the Evolutionary Biology and Behavior Research Lab at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Aug 24, 2022

Making Science Communication Make Sense

A partnership between NC State and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is opening new windows on the world of science communication.

Jun 17, 2022

NC State Paleontologist Studying Ancient Relative of Tyrannosaurus Rex

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Paleontologist Lindsay Zanno, associate research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State, is studying the fossil.

Meg with tooth injury

May 12, 2022

What Caused This Megatooth Shark’s Massive Toothache?

Paleontologist Lindsay Zanno and two students studied a deformed tooth from an Otodus megalodon shark to determine the root cause.

Toy dinos

Apr 25, 2022

Exploring the Origins of Molecular Paleontology

Postdoctoral research scholar Elizabeth Jones' new book traces the history, people and projects involved in exploring the ancient world.

Lindsay Zanno prospecting

Mar 10, 2022

The Deep Past and the Deep Future: Q&A With Paleontologist Zanno

Paleontologist Lindsay Zanno discusses what Earth's past can tell us about its future.

BIO 325 students carry fossils from the Crystal Geyser Quarry Utah 2021

Sep 8, 2021

Expedition Extreme: A Summer in the Field With the Zanno Lab

Paleontologist Lindsay Zanno recounts her research team's summer in the field.

Parasaurolophus skull

Feb 2, 2021

Parasaurolophus Skull Solves Mysteries of Colorful Crest, Family Tree

A well-preserved skull answers questions about the Parasaurolophus family tree.