August 04, 2004
Bird Brain, Dino Head

New Scientist is carrying this article detailing new discoveries about Archeopterix, the earliest well-known ancient bird.

By running a fossil in the London Natural History Museum's collection through a CAT scan, scientists have determined its brain was much more like modern birds than had been previously thought. This has interesting implications for both bird and dinosaur evolution.

Posted by scott at August 04, 2004 01:30 PM

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