Kings of creation: how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaurs
Half of all known dinosaur species have been discovered in only the past two decades, thanks to a young generation of paleontologists who are reinvigorating the field of dinosaur studies. In Dinosaurs Rediscovered, science journalist Don Lessem describes these adventurous scientists and their remarkable finds. Photos and line drawings throughout.
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If birds were not dinosaurs, they were more closely related to theropod dinosaurs
than to any other creatures. Ostrom's brilliant undergraduate student Robert
Bakker and British colleague Peter Galton went further, suggesting that birds are
Kevin Padian of the University of California/Berkeley, fortified the argument for
dinosaurs as birds' ancestors. A more detailed cladistic analysis of dinosaurs by
Jacques Gauthier, himself a former student of Padian's, discovered more than ...
don't think birds derived from dinosaurs. The dino argument doesn't stand up.
You stick a finger into it, it goes right through." Martin has been working for years
on a voluminous paper rejecting each of Gauthier's scores of alleged shared ...
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A Baedeker to the sprawling, brawling world of dinosaur research. Lessem, a science journalist who has founded the Dinosaur Foundation to promote the study of every kid's favorite beasties, delivers a ... Read full review
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Dinosaur paleontology has been a sensationalist science since the beginning; from the Crystal Palace dinner inside a model Iguanodon, to the Cope and March dinosaur wars, to Roy C. Andrews's dinosaur ... Read full review
The Truth About Dinosaurs
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Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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