Dinosaurs

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Rise of the dinosaurs traced back to their adaptation to cold
Covering of feathers left them able to cope when other creatures died off in mass extinction event, scientists say

Ian Sample Science editor

01, Jul, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Life will find a way: could scientists make Jurassic Park a reality?
Just a few years from now, herds of woolly ‘mammoths’ could be roaming the Siberian tundra. Are dodos and dinosaurs next for de-extinction?

Ian Sample

21, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Dinosaurs are not us’: book reveals how mammals came to rule the world
Steve Brusatte writes of the evolutionary twists, catastrophes and luck that led to the warm-blooded animals of today

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

11, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘We ain’t in science-fiction any more!’ Laura Dern on the return of Jurassic Park
Back battling prehistoric foes 30 years after the first film, the Oscar winner explains why apocalypse seems more likely than ever – and why men in power are the real dinosaurs

Catherine Shoard

10, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Bones found on Isle of Wight may be from Europe’s biggest predator dinosaur
Remains suggest spinosaur, a crocodile-faced hunter, measured over 10 metres from snout to tail

Ian Sample

09, Jun, 2022 @1:07 PM

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Statue of fossil-hunting pioneer Mary Anning to be unveiled in Dorset
A nine-year-old pointed out what was missing in Lyme Regis. Her long campaign has now borne fruit

Esther Addley

21, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Attenborough series sinks teeth into fruits of ‘dinosaur revolution’
Makers of Prehistoric Planet say it was perfect time to make show as new species are found at rate of one a week

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

20, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Giant ichthyosaur’s huge tooth points to sea creatures with robust bite
Rare fossils from three of the late-Triassic marine reptiles found in Swiss Alps include 10cm tooth – big enough to snag giant squid

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

27, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Dinosaurs: The Final Day With David Attenborough review – a thrilling slice of time-travelling detective work
The awe-inspiring broadcaster vividly brings dinosaurs’ last terrifying minutes to life in this slick, gripping and elegiac feature-length documentary

Chitra Ramaswamy

15, Apr, 2022 @7:00 PM

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TV tonight: watch out dinosaurs, that big asteroid is coming – and so is David Attenborough
The most soothing voice on the box tells an apocalyptic tale in Dinosaurs: The Final Day. Plus: a killer on the loose in Grantchester. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall and Simon Wardell

15, Apr, 2022 @5:10 AM

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We’re finding out more about dinosaurs than ever – but their sex lives still elude us | Dave Hone
With each new find, such as the dinosaur leg recently unearthed in North Dakota, scientists build a more colourful picture of the ancient reptiles, says senior lecturer Dave Hone

Dave Hone

08, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Scientists find fossil of dinosaur ‘killed on day of asteroid strike’
Remains of thescelosaurus in North Dakota believed to date back to extinction of species 66m years ago

Kevin Rawlinson

07, Apr, 2022 @10:28 AM

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