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Dinosaurs Took A Middle Road Between Warm- And Cold-Blooded
2014-06-13 09:10:26

There has been a long-standing debate over dinosaurs: were they cold-blooded like modern day reptiles or warm-blooded like mammals?

Were Dinosaurs Warm Blooded?
2013-07-19 10:55:04

Modern reptiles are cold-blooded, and many researchers maintain dinosaurs were as well. However, new research suggests dinosaurs may have been warm-blooded like birds and mammals.

Dinosaurs May Not Have Been Cold-Blooded After All
2012-06-28 10:13:58

A new study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, suggests that dinosaurs were warm-blooded creatures, not cold-blooded reptiles as previously thought.

Athletic Frogs Have Faster-Changing Genomes
2012-04-13 07:59:11

Durham, NC — Physically fit frogs have faster-changing genomes, says a new study of poison frogs from Central and South America.

How Do Mosquitoes Keep Their Cool?
2011-12-16 04:36:34

No one likes being bitten by whining mosquitoes, but have you ever considered what the experience is like for them as their cold-blooded bodies fill with our warm blood?

2011-12-13 15:00:20

Throughout the interior spaces of humans and other warm-blooded creatures is a special type of tissue known as brown fat, which may hold the secret to diets and weight-loss programs of the future.

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2011-06-24 11:40:00

Scientists have found a way to take the temperature of dinosaurs that have been extinct for millions of years.

2011-06-22 22:21:28

A developmental biologist at New York Medical College is proposing a new theory of the origin of birds, which traditionally has been thought to be driven by the evolution of flight.

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2010-05-24 15:03:55

Could help scientists track paleoclimate, determine whether dinosaurs and other species were warm- or cold-blooded.

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2009-11-11 08:07:31

Were dinosaurs "warm-blooded" like present-day mammals and birds, or "cold-blooded" like present day lizards?


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.