A newly discovered, bird-like dinosaur fossil from China used a shaggy ruff of rainbow feathers to attract mates.Read more
Three UT Austin professors have been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to join the ranks of a select group of world-class scientist educators known as HHMI Professors.Read more
The oldest known vocal organ of a bird has been found in an Antarctic fossil of a relative of ducks and geese that lived during the age of dinosaurs. The find advances research on sounds dinosaur may, and may not, have made.Read more
Dinosaurs often roar ferociously in movies, but new research suggests they may have actually cooed or mumbled with closed mouths.Read more
Fossils dating back 50 million years represent a species of a previously unknown relative of the modern-day ostrich, and could be key for understanding birds that once lived in North America.