Cloning dinosaurs tabloid headline

To be truthful, the unfortunate fact about the popularity of dinosaurs is that the science that it is based on occasionally is obscured by the fantasy that surrounds it. Popular art, fiction, and journalism along with actual scientific progress shape the way that the public perceives dinosaur fact and theory. Paleontology is a science, and as such is based on a few basic principles that define what is science and what is not. Keep these principles in mind when the media relays to you the latest wild hypothesis about dinosaurs.


What is "Good Science"?

Dinosaur-Bird Relationships

Warm-Blooded Dinosaurs?

Dinosaur Speeds

Dinosaur Extinction

Dinosaurs, Movies, and Reality

Curse of T.rex (a NOVA program on dino-politics)

Top Ten Misconceptions (at the Smithsonian)

Attacking dino
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