Dinosaurs

Known as: Dinosaur 
General name for two extinct orders of reptiles from the Mesozoic era: Saurischia and Ornithischia.
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
In 1969, a palaeontologist proposed that theropod dinosaurs used their tails as dynamic stabilizers during rapid or irregular… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The rise and diversification of the dinosaurs in the Late Triassic, from 230 to 200 million years ago, is a classic example of an… (More)
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2008
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2008
The observed diversity of dinosaurs reached its highest peak during the mid- and Late Cretaceous, the 50 Myr that preceded their… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Avian genomes are small and streamlined compared with those of other amniotes by virtue of having fewer repetitive elements and… (More)
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2004
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2004
We present here a draft genome sequence of the red jungle fowl, Gallus gallus. Because the chicken is a modern descendant of the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Although the dinosaurian hypothesis of bird origins is widely accepted, debate remains about how the ancestor of birds first… (More)
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2002
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2002
Sauropoda is among the most diverse and widespread dinosaur lineages, having attained a near-global distribution by the Middle… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Non-avian dinosaurs are mostly medium to large-sized animals, and to date all known mature specimens are larger than the most… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Current controversy over the origin and early evolution of birds centres on whether or not they are derived from coelurosaurian… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
A timescale is necessary for estimating rates of molecular and morphological change in organisms and for interpreting patterns of… (More)
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