Tyrannosaurus Rex

Motherboard

Paleontologists Identify the World's Largest Tyrannosaurus Rex

"Scotty" weighed about 20,000 pounds and lived longer than any other known tyrannosaur, according to University of Alberta paleontologists.
Becky Ferreira
3.25.19
Motherboard

Scientists Gave Alligators Ketamine and Headphones to Understand Dinosaur Hearing

An experiment involving 40 drugged alligators reveals how dinosaurs might have located sounds in their environment.
Becky Ferreira
3.18.19
entertainment

We Asked a Dinosaur Expert How Realistic the New 'Jurassic World' Really Is

Apparently, the T. rex wasn't always in such a terrible mood.
Lisa Ludwig
6.20.18
life finds a way

Tyrannosaurus Rex Would Break Its Own Legs if It Chased Jeff Goldblum IRL

Two independent studies show that the king of the dinosaurs was much slower than we thought.
Becky Ferreira
7.18.17
Tyrannosaur Faces

Tyrannosaur Snouts May Have Been More Sensitive Than Human Fingertips

Tyrannosaurs may have used their snouts to capture prey and affectionately nuzzle each other.
Becky Ferreira
3.30.17
dinosaurs

New Dinosaur Discovery Suggests T. Rex’s Stubby Arms Weren’t Useless

Paleontologists have found another dinosaur with stubby arms. What did these awkward-looking predators know that we don’t?
Alex Kasprak
7.13.16
dinosaurs

How to Administer a Pregnancy Test to a 68-Million-Year-Old T. Rex

What we can learn from Mama Rex.
Becky Ferreira
3.17.16
Science

Tyrannosaurs Got Smart Before They Got Big, Paleontologists Say

Tyrannosaurs like T. rex were not always supersized apex hunters, as evidenced by the newly-discovered species Timurlengia euotica.
Becky Ferreira
3.14.16
Culture

Watch Paleontologists Dissect a T-Rex With a Chainsaw

'T. rex Autopsy' premieres on the National Geographic Channel tonight.
Becky Ferreira
6.7.15
meat

This Is What Dinosaur Meat Tasted Like

We asked experts for insight into what tearing into a rack of Tyrannosaur ribs would be like, from a flavor and texture perspective, and it doesn't sound half bad.
Hilary Pollack
5.18.15
Science

Dino Donner Party: Fossil Sheds Light on Tyrannosaur Cannibalism

It’s hard out there for a Daspletosaurus.
Becky Ferreira
4.9.15