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Scientists track the brain-skull transition from dinosaurs to birds


September 11, 2017

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. Full Story

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