Did Dinosaur Eggs Lead To Their Doom?

For the first time, researchers have been able to peer into fossilized dinosaur eggs at such a crazyfine resolution that they’ve spotted growth lines on the embryo-dino teeth. The marks, called von Ebner lines, tell a surprising story that may help to explain why non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out some 66 million years ago.

Published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the research focused on well-preserved fossilized eggs from two species of dinosaur: Protoc

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