Scientists track the brain-skull transition from dinosaurs to birds

The dramatic, dinosaur-to-bird transition that occurred in reptiles millions of years ago was accompanied by profound changes in the skull roof of those animals -- and holds important clues about the way the skull forms in response to changes in the brain -- according to a new study. It is the first time scientists have tracked the link between the brain's development and the roofing bones of the skull.

Unravelling mystery of how dinosaurs evolved into BIRDS

Researchers from Yale University are the first to track the link between the brain's development and the roofing bones of the skull.

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

Tracking the Brain-skull Transition from Dinosaurs to Birds

NewsThe dramatic, dinosaur-to-bird transition that occurred in reptiles millions of years ago was accompanied by profound changes in the skull roof of those animals -- and holds important clues ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Laboratory Equipment

Birds' unique skulls linked to young dinosaur brains

Bird skulls and brains look like those of young dinosaurs, providing clues to their unique evolution and modern success.

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

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