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Tyrannosaurus rex was a relentless predator who lived during the Cretaceous Period more than 65 million years ago. Roger Harris/Science Photo Library via Getty Images

Is it possible to recreate dinosaurs from their DNA?

Ever since moviegoers saw the first ‘Jurassic Park,’ millions have wondered if scientists could make a dinosaur in the lab.
Was velociraptor a feathered friend? Here’s one artist’s impression. Shutterstock

Curious Kids: did the velociraptors have feathers?

When the first Jurassic Park film came out, we didn’t know which dinosaurs had feathers. But a few years later, a very important discovery was made that changed our thinking on how dinosaurs looked.
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The Monsters of Jurassic World

Philosophers and blockbusters There are at least three reasons why philosophers take an interest in hugely popular cultural products such Hollywood blockbuster action movies. First is a kind of (non-objectionable…
How we think things may have looked: In early Cretaceous China, a pair of Beipiaosaurus make way for a pack of Yutyrannus trudging over a recent snowfall. Large pterosaurs (Feilongus) and tiny birds (Eoenantiornis) take flight. Brian Choo

Jurassic art: how our vision of dinosaurs has evolved over time

The latest Jurassic World movie has been criticised for its less than accurate portrayal of some of the dinosaurs. But how we imagine they looked and behaved has changed many times over the years.

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