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Skull Of Refrigerator-Size Ancient Armadillo Finds A Home At UF
... possible food sources," he said. "Maybe the heavy armored
plates on their bodies were a good defense against... wolves ate, McCarty said. Because armadillos have armored
shells, the armadillo skull probably was not prey but just happened to tumble into the sinkhole cavi...
New Evidence From Dinosaur Footsteps Show Massive Herds Once Roamed Northern Alaska
...rtracks from meat and plant eating, duckbilled and armored
dinosaurs," said Roland Gangloff, curator ofearth ...g thing was finding four-toed tracks suggestive of armored
or horneddinosaurs," said Gangloff. "We also found tracks that showed the pebbly texture of the anim...
First Dinosaur Embryo Skin Discovered -- Unhatched Embryos Are First Ever Found Of Giant-Plant Eating Dinosaurs
...e any other known sauropods, titanosaurs had bony, armored
plates embeddedin their skin. The embryo's skin, ...d. Thisgrowth pattern mirrors that seen in modern armored
lizards and crocodiles, thejuveniles of which lack the bony patches in the skin that are present in ...
New dinosaurs appear to be oldest yet, as reported in the 22 October issue of Science
...uspiciously lacking in fossils of aetosaurs,small, armored
reptilian herbivores that were abundant about 228 million yearsago. Flynn and his colleagues have therefore concluded that their find is moreancient (probably closer to 230 million years old) making the two newprosauropods the oldest dinosaurs ever d...
Discovery of armored viruses may inspire new designs for nanotechnology
... one type of virus actually comes equipped with an armored
coat made of interlocking rings of protein. The st...tions for the booming field of nanotechnology. The armored
virus was detected by an international team of scientists from Stanford, the Scripps Research Instit...
Geologists explore beach nourishment controversies, groundwater quality, and Blue Ridge mountain issues
...eptile known as a traversodont, and a plant-eating armored
reptile called an aetosaur. Discovered under his legs and torso was another beautifully preserved carnivorous reptile called a sphenosuchian. Olsen and Sues suspect that this second carnivore died in a fight with the rauisuchian because it had a bite...
Dutch researchers receive award for combating terrorism with chemistry
...together with resins. Protective gear -- including armored
cockpit doors, lightweight vehicle armor panels, bullet-resistant vests and military helmets -- made with Dyneema fibers can stop, deform and dissipate energy from high-velocity bullets. The material also resists abrasion and withstands moisture, UV ...