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Uniqlo celebrates Doraemon’s 50th anniversary with a line of adorable T-shirts

The collection celebrating the beloved anime and manga character drops on July 13 in Uniqlo stores and online.

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8:50am PDT - July 8th, 2020

'Tiny bug slayer': Meet the pint-size ancient ancestor of dinosaurs discovered in Madagascar

Standing about about 4 inches tall, Kongonaphon kely could be one of the last common ancestors of all dinosaurs and pterosaurs.

dinosaur - USA Today
6:45am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Poser Pro helps artists create brilliant computer-animated humans and animals

TLDR: Poser Pro helps artists create photorealistic 3D characters for still images and animation that look just like the real thing. As a computer graphics professional to whip up an alien moonscape with truckloads of oddities and they’ll be chomping at the b…

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5:45am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Dinosaur ancestors 'may have been tiny'

Dinosaurs are thought of as giant creatures, but new work adds to evidence they started out small.

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3:31am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Modest insect-munching Madagascar reptile was forerunner to dinosaurs - Reuters

Dinosaurs and the flying reptiles called pterosaurs - both known for achieving great size - had humble beginnings, as shown by a diminutive insect-eating reptile from Madagascar that was a forerunner and close relative of both groups.

dinosaur - Reuters
12:58pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

Did huge eruptions actually help during the end-Cretaceous extinction?

Modeling habitat indicates volcanic warming actually offset the post-impact chill.

dinosaur - Ars Technica
9:07am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Life found a way with Google’s ‘Jurassic World’ AR models

Who wouldn’t want a dinosaur in their living room? If you search for one of ten species on Google, you can tap “View in 3D” on your mobile device to open up an augmented reality version of the beasts and have them superimposed -- at scale -- in your surroundi…

dinosaur - Engadget
8:54am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Dinosaurs were definitely killed by asteroid and not volcano, new study says

If there was any doubt that the dinosaurs went extinct due to the massive asteroid that hit Earth 65 million years ago, a new study hopes to put the controversy to bed.

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6:00am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Stadia-exclusive 'Crayta' feels like Google Docs for game creation

Crayta is complicated and simple at the same time. The Stadia exclusive, launching on Wednesday July 1st, is a game-making platform where you can create your own levels, rules and games and share them with other Crayta players. It looks like Fortnite, uses bl…

dinosaur - Engadget
6:00am PDT - June 29th, 2020

Explorers in Antarctica found the largest soft-shelled egg ever seen. It may have come from an ancient reptile that preyed on sharks.

  • Earlier this month, paleontologists announced the discovery of the largest soft-shelled egg ever found.
  • The researchers think the football-sized specimen, which was discovered in Antarctica, came from a giant, swimming reptile.
  • But …

    dinosaur - Business Insider
    5:55am PDT - June 27th, 2020

World’s largest reptile egg discovered on Antarctica

The largest reptile egg in the world has been found on Antarctica.

dinosaur - Fox News
12:44pm PDT - June 17th, 2020

Mystery egg likely belonged to giant sea reptile, scientists say

The football-like fossil has puzzled scientists since it was found in Antarctica almost a decade ago.

dinosaur - BBC News
10:16am PDT - June 17th, 2020

Huge fossilised egg may have been laid by a massive marine reptile

A huge egg, the second largest ever found, has been discovered in dinosaur-era rocks. It may have been laid by a giant marine reptile called a mosasaur

dinosaur - New Scientist
9:00am PDT - June 17th, 2020

The first dinosaurs may have laid soft eggs without hard shells

Palaeontologists have long assumed that all dinosaurs laid hard-shelled eggs, but fossils of soft-shelled dinosaur eggs discovered in Mongolia suggest otherwise

dinosaur - New Scientist
9:00am PDT - June 17th, 2020

Researchers have found the earliest dinosaurs laid soft-shelled eggs, shattering our understanding of dinosaur evolution

  • Scientists discovered fossilized eggs from two different dinosaur species in the Gobi Desert. Unlike previously discovered dinosaurs eggs, these eggs had soft-shells, like turtle eggs.
  • New research posits that the earliest dinosaurs laid sof…

    dinosaur - Business Insider
    8:00am PDT - June 17th, 2020

Mysterious fossilized footprints reveal that ancient crocodile ancestors walked on two legs

  • Paleontologists discovered a trackway of fossilized footprints in South Korea that are more than 110 million years old.
  • The footprints came from a 10-foot-long crocodile ancestor called a crocodylomorph, which walked only on its hind legs. dinosaur - Business Insider
    2:47pm PDT - June 11th, 2020