Researchers have examined the skull of a 66-million-year-old female Tyrannosaurus Rex in a huge X-ray machine. It’s fragile, so it wasn’t removed from its crate. A 3-D printer will produce replacements for its missing bones.
A 150-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton was auctioned on Monday at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The nearly 9-meter-long flesh-eater was mounted on the tower's first floor and sold for €2 million.
The skeletons of an Allosaurus and a Diplodocus were bought by a foreign buyer for more than €1.4 million each.
Until now, the consensus about Tyrannosaurus rex is that it could run at similar speeds to today's Olympians. A new study shows that the Cretaceous carnivore's bones would have buckled under the strain.
A field guide for dinosaurs and prehistoric mammals? It's not as if you're going to bump into them in the high street. But you'll want to know them if you see them. DW talks to Princeton editor Robert Kirk.
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