Quick Take: What Jurassic World Got Wrong (and Right) About Dinosaurs
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Quick Take: What Jurassic World Got Wrong (and Right) About Dinosaurs

“Jurassic World,” the long-awaited sequel to the movie “Jurassic Park,” shattered box office records in its opening weekend. But has it had comparable gargantuan success in improving viewers’ knowledge about what dinosaurs were really like? “’Jurassic World’ is not a textbook; it’s not a peer-reviewed paper. It’s a fun summer monster movie, and on that … Continue reading

Dreadnoughtus schrani: Frequently Asked Questions on the Super-Massive Dinosaur
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Dreadnoughtus schrani: Frequently Asked Questions on the Super-Massive Dinosaur

In a scientific paper published in the journal Scientific Reports today, a Drexel-led team has described a new genus and species of dinosaur they have named Dreadnoughtus schrani. An overview of the discovery and its significance is available in the press release here. Below are answers to some commonly asked questions, placing Dreadnoughtus in the … Continue reading