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Thursday, 28 June 2012

Dinosaur cold-blood theory in doubt

Dinosaur cold-blood theory in doubt

Dinosaur cold-blood theory in doubt
by Jason Palmer BBC News, June 27, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18602965

Were dinosaurs warm blooded? The bones point to yes.
(Studies of growth lines in bones cast into doubt the
belief that dinosaurs were cold-blooded, researchers say.)
By Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience, June 27, 2012
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0627/Were-dinosaurs-warm-blooded-The-bones-point-to-yes.-video

The paper is:

Kohler, M., N. Marin-Moratalla, X. Jordana, and R.
Aanes, 2012, Seasonal bone growth and physiology in
endotherms shed light on dinosaur physiology.
Nature. Published online 27 June 2012
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature11264.html

Best wishes,

Paul H.
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