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3 hrs ago | New York Daily News

'Jurassic World' still shows Chris Pratt can out-smolder any dinosaur

On the day his first major action movie, "Guardians of the Galaxy," hits theaters, the best look yet at Chris Pratt's next big film also surfaced.

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7 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

A story for the birds? The incredible shrinking dinosaur.

This undated artist rendering provided by the journal Science shows the dinosaur lineage which evolved into birds shrank in body size continuously for 50 million years.

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11 hrs ago | The Raw Story

How small birds evolved from giant meat eating dinosaurs

Spectacular transitional fossils, many from northern China, provide overwhelming evidence that dinosaurs evolved into birds and thus didn't all perish when the deadly meteorite struck at the end of the Cretaceous period.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

15 hrs ago | New Scientist

Dinosaurs shrank for 50 million years to become birds

"No other dinosaur group has undergone such a long and extended period of miniaturisation," says Mike Lee of the South Australian Museum in Adelaide.

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19 hrs ago | Scientific American

50 million years of incredible shrinking theropod dinosaurs

Darren Naish is a science writer, technical editor and palaeozoologist . He mostly works on Cretaceous dinosaurs and pterosaurs but has an avid interest in all things tetrapod.

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Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

A bird's eye view on dinosaur evolution

HUGE, meat-eating, ground-dwelling dinosaurs evolved into the birds we know today over a period of 50 million years, a study reveals.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

BBC News

Dinosaurs 'shrank' to become birds

Huge meat-eating, land-living dinosaurs evolved into birds by constantly shrinking for over 50 million years, scientists have revealed.

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Science Daily

Shrinking dinosaurs evolved into flying birds

A new study involving scientists from the University of Southampton has revealed how massive, meat-eating, ground-dwelling dinosaurs evolved into agile flying birds: they just kept shrinking and shrinking, for over 50 million years.

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Tay AM

Dinosaurs Evolved Into Birds By 'Shrinking'

They have mapped out the evolutionary transformation in a detailed family tree of dinosaurs and their bird descendants after comparing the fossils of 120 different species and 1,500 skeletal features, particularly thigh bones.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds

Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds.

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ABC News

Study Traces Dinosaur Evolution Into Early Birds

Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds.

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Ars Technica

Dinosaurs that led to birds were shrinking for millions of years

We tend to think of feathers as one of the defining features of birds. But in recent years, it's become apparent that the lineage of dinosaurs that gave rise to birds had feathers millions of years before anything remotely bird-like existed.

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The Washington Post

Fast shrinking dinosaurs

If almost all dinosaurs had feathers , as recent studies have indicated, what determined which ones would evolve into birds? According to new research published in Science , the mantra of the dino-birds was "just keep shrinking."

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KCDZ 107.7 FM

Dinosaur Family Fun Day at Hi-Desert Nature Museum Saturday

Bring the kids to Dinosaur Family Fun Day at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Saturday.

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WHTC

Night at the museum: U.S. adults embrace art, scie...

Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years, dozing off among live sharks and dinosaur bones.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Science, Paleontology, New York

Houston Press

Rest of the Best: 8 Best Dinosaurs (& 2 Pseudo-Dinos) That Once Roamed Houston

I am an unashamed dinosaur nut. I had three different Time Life series on them as a child and if I had them today I would still read them.

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Observer & Eccentric

Museum's dinosaur program is delight for children

Garden City kids showed that they love dinosaurs and learning about their history.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

'Walking With Dinosaurs' comes to Auburn Hills

"Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular" is coming to The Palace of Auburn Hills for eight shows from Aug. 6-10.

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Examiner.com

Perot Museum is a new Dallas gem

Where in Texas can you see prehistoric tyrannosaurs, sauropods, ceratopsians, ornithomimids and raptors in addition to raw gemstones, medical advances, facts about the solar system and scientific developments on earth all under one roof? Open only since December 2012, the 180,000 square foot Perot Museum of Nature and Science , located in Victory ... (more)

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New Scientist

Bloodsuckers fed on dinosaurs 130 million years ago

Dong Ren of Capital Normal University in Beijing, China, and his colleagues studied three fossilised insects called true bugs from 130 million years ago.

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