Saturday, February 06, 2010

Scientists Offer More Evidence on What Dinosaurs Looked Like - NYTimes.com

Part of my job at the Peabody Museum is to help prepare figures for publication. One paper I helped with has gotten some media lately, because it's awesome. They looked at electron microscope images of the organelles in fossilized dinosaur feathers, compared the patterns to those in modern bird feathers, and inferred the colors of the dinosaur feathers. Below are some of the stories covering the paper:

Scientists Offer More Evidence on What Dinosaurs Looked Like - NYTimes.com

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