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A dinosaur bigger than T. rex could not swim well despite the presence of large fish on the menu |  CNN

A dinosaur bigger than T. rex could not swim well despite the presence of large fish on the menu | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The largest predatory dinosaur to ever walk the Earth sported a massive sail that rose from its back, but it turns out that this hulking creature would have made a very slow and …

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Why Elephants Have Bigger Bones and Other Mysteries of Biophysics

Why Elephants Have Bigger Bones and Other Mysteries of Biophysics

Before the 1970s, about 25,000 premature babies died each year from a condition called respiratory distress syndrome. Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, the infant child of President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy, was one of them. But in the decades that followed, that number dropped to just 400 deaths a year. “So how did this massive …

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Flocks of assembly robots show potential for making bigger structures

Flocks of assembly robots show potential for making bigger structures

image: MIT researchers have taken significant steps towards creating robots that could practically and economically assemble almost anything, including things much larger than themselves, from vehicles to buildings to robots bigger. The new system involves large, usable structures built from a collection of tiny, identical subunits called voxels (the volumetric equivalent of a 2D pixel). …

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Tyrannosaurs rex (pictured) was a species of bird-like carnivorous dinosaur.  It lived 68 to 66 million years ago in what is now the western part of North America.

T.rex Was 70% Bigger Than Previously Thought And Could Weigh Up To 33,000 Pounds, Study Finds

The infamous Tyrannosaurus Rex – or T. rex – could have weighed up to 33,000 pounds (15,000 kg) when it roamed the Earth. It’s a little more than the weight of two elephants or a London double-decker bus, and it’s 70% more than previously thought. Researchers at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa built …

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Tyrannosaurs rex (pictured) was a species of bird-like carnivorous dinosaur.  It lived 68 to 66 million years ago in what is now the western part of North America.

T.rex Was 70% Bigger Than Previously Thought And Could Weigh Up To 33,000 Pounds, Study Finds

The infamous Tyrannosaurus Rex – or T. rex – could have weighed up to 33,000 pounds (15,000 kg) when it roamed the Earth. It’s a little more than the weight of two elephants or a London double-decker bus, and it’s 70% more than previously thought. Researchers at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa built …

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