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Dinosaur with 25 horns unearthed

A dinosaur which had a "crown of horns" and lived between 65 and 100 million years ago has been unearthed by scientists.

The history of science: The rage of reason

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Under the Microscope: How many types of dinosaur are there?

Asked by: Natalie Emerson

Answered by: Professor Mike Benton, Department of Earth Sciences, Paleobiology and Biodiversity Research Group, University of Bristol

Money for old bones: Dinosaur fossils become big business

Sotheby's is to auction some of the world's rarest prehistoric relics

Traces found of the earliest Britons from 900,000 years ago

Mammoths trampled the undergrowth, giant elk stalked the land, and hyenas and sabre-toothed cats took no hostages. This was normal for Norfolk 800,000 years ago, according to scientists who have found the earliest evidence of human settlement in Britain.

The Sketch: Living fossil uncovered – and dinosaurs still roam the backbenches

Aptly enough in environment questions, we had a sighting of a creature thought extinct. It was Gordon Brown. For those with eyes to see, it was clear that he had come to make a statement. And the statement was: I am not extinct.

Long-horned dinosaur is found

The fossilised skull of a dinosaur with the longest horns yet discovered has been unearthed in Mexico by scientists.

Woolly mammoths evolved 'anti-freeze blood'

Woolly mammoths were equipped with a type of biological anti-freeze which enabled them to survive in the Arctic, researchers have found.

E Jane Dickson: Absolutism in all forms is naive

You can debate the dimensions of the ‘true ark’ down to the last cubit. It doesn’t begin to pierce the essential mystery of faith. Noah’s rescue remains a potent allegory

New species of dinosaur discovered

A new species of dinosaur emerged from the rocks in the western US state of Utah.

The natural world: Fossil hunting in South Africa

I'm kneeling in a hole carved out of brick-red rock, my face a few inches from the floor. The sun is hot on my back and the sweat keeps running into my eyes. In front of me are the delicate, creamy-white and exquisitely delicate bones of a small, plant-eating dinosaur.

Claud Wright: Senior civil servant who was also a leading expert in geology, palaeontology and archaeology

In the War Office there were a lot of old fossils. But the one who was the real fossil was Claud William Wright. He was not only a senior administrative civil servant, and when transferred to the Ministry of Education the first Permanent Secretary, in effect, to Lord Eccles' Ministry of the Arts under Margaret Thatcher, but also from an early age, a leading geologist, palaeontologist and archaeologist.

Why the dinosaurs died (and it wasn't because they were stupid)

Extended winter brought on by gigantic asteroid strike wiped largest-ever land creatures from face of the Earth

Feather fossils reveal dinosaur's colour

A meat-eating dinosaur that lived about 125 million years ago was adorned with orange and white rings running along the length of its tail, according to a study that has identified the colour of dinosaurs for the first time.

DVD: Creation (PG)

Darwin was everywhere last year, with the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, but Jon Amiel's biopic offers little cause for celebration.

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