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10 best dinosaur discoveries of 2015 + new Tonganosaurus fossil + Fossil protein in dinosaur bones controversy



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

Some recent items:


10 best dinosaur discoveries of 2015

http://news.discovery.com/animals/dinosaurs/10-best-dinosaur-discoveries-of-2015-151223.htm

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New Tonganosaurus (Lower Jurassic sauropod) specimen revealed,  70%
complete (with photos) (in Chinese)

http://tech.huanqiu.com/discovery/2015-12/8243946.html


http://news.mydrivers.com/1/462/462860.htm


http://www.uua.cn/show-10-7201-1.html

http://liangshan.scol.com.cn/shxw/201512/54233104.html

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Original description in 2010 (in Chinese)

K. Li, C.-Y. Yang, J. Liu and Z.-X. Wang. 2010. [A new sauropod from
the Lower Jurassic of Huili, Sichuan, China]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica
48(3):185-202

http://www.ivpp.cas.cn/cbw/gjzdwxb/xbwzxz/201009/P020100925377793406491.pdf

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Fossil protein in dinosaur bones controversy


http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2015/12/palaeoproteomics-proteins-dinosaur-bones


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Young British paleontologist Dean Lomax (Dinosaurs of Britain
documentary) wins awards

http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/dean-s-dinosaur-work-applauded-with-re-run-of-tv-documentary-1-7640020


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Holey dinosaur bones

http://www.forbes.com/sites/shaenamontanari/2015/12/21/holey-dinosaur-bones-reveal-origins-of-a-unique-respiratory-system/

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3D printing dinosaurs

http://www.3ders.org/articles/20151221-manchester-university-team-helps-dinosaur-fans-3d-print-their-own-mini-t-rex.html

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Canada issues Tyrannosaurus coin

http://www.coinworld.com/news/world-coins/2015/12/rcm-places-tyrannosaurus-rex-on-silver-20-dollar-coin.html#

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Shonisaurus bone bed in Nevada

http://www.hcn.org/issues/SecretsOfTheDeep/secrets-of-the-deep-the-nevada-bone-bed-that-holds-clues-to-the-wests-distant-past


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Rhamphorhynchus flight video

https://vimeo.com/149425337

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Triassic fossils used to make bricks in China, effort to protect site

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/peoplesdaily/article-3372003/Precious-fossils-dating-210-MILLION-years-used-make-building-bricks-cheap-3p-China.html

http://www.uua.cn/show-8-7202-1.html

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