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Tiny Dino: Reconstructing Microraptor's Black Feathers

The First Biplanes Were Dinosaurs

(Image credit: Jeff Martz)

A biplane glider Microraptor gui from China compared with the Wright 1903 Flyer.

Dinosaur Packed Venom in Fangs

(Image credit: Robert DePalma.)

The dinosaur Sinornithosaurus (left) might have used venom delivered with its teeth to help it hunt birds.

Feathered Dinosaurs Leapt from Trees, Not the Ground

(Image credit: University of Kansas)

Scientists created a plastic model of a microraptor to show its gliding capabilities.

Jennifer Welsh
Jennifer Welsh graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz's Science Communication graduate program after working at a start up biotech company for three years after getting her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked at WiredScience, The Scientist and Discover Magazine before joining the Live Science team.