Paleontology

How Dinosaur Research Can Help Medicine

Bonn, Germany — The intervertebral discs connect the vertebrae and give the spine its mobility. The disc consists of a cartilaginous fibrous ring and a gelatinous core as a buffer. It has always been...

Reconstructing the Diet of Fossil Vertebrates

Leipzig, Germany — Information on what our ancestors ate is based mainly on carbon and nitrogen isotope analyses of the structural protein collagen in bones and dentin. Nitrogen isotope analysis, in...

New Species of Allosaurus Discovered in Utah

Salt Lake City, UT — A remarkable new species of meat-eating dinosaur has been unveiled at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Paleontologists unearthed the first specimen in early 1990s in Dinosaur...

© Mindzilla. All rights reserved.