Archive: Mar 2017

New Research Disproves Common Assumption on Cranial Joints of Alligators, Birds, Dinosaurs

Paleontologist have long assumed that the shape of joints in the skulls of dinosaurs, and their closest modern relatives alligators and birds, reveals how much movement are allowed in their skulls. Researchers from the University of Missouri School Of Medicine recently discovered that although alligators, birds and dinosaurs have a similar skull-joint shape, this does not guarantee that their movements are the same. Read More