For Biology students in the College of Creative Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Saturday, January 17, 2009
In the news today, yet more fabulous fossil finds from China. A fossil of a primitive feathered dinosaur uncovered in China is helping scientists create a better model of how dinosaurs evolved into modern birds. The protobird is "very close to the point of divergence" at which a new branch of winged dinosaurs first took flight.