Reasons to Believe

Dinosaurs

  • Secrets of Tyrannosaurus Rex

    Though horror movies and haunted houses give me nightmares (literally), this Halloween I’ve got a monster on the brain, namely that ancient bone-cruncher the Tyrannosaurus rex. First named and … more

  • TNRTB Classic: Dinosaur Extinction

    In Monday’s article, guest author Rich Deem showed that the instability of prehistoric DNA supports an ancient date (tens of millions of years ago) for dinosaur extinctions. So how did the last … more

  • Jurassic Park: Great Entertainment, Not Science

    When Jurassic Park first came to theatres in 1993, the idea that extinct creatures might someday be brought back to life fascinated me. Being a molecular biologist by trade, I knew the concept was … more

  • Educator's Help Desk: Dinosaurs, Part 4

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, talks to her daughter, Emily (age 10), about her favorite dinosaur.

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  • Educator's Help Desk: Dinosaurs, Part 3

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, discusses the question, "When did dinosaurs live?" with her daughter (age 10).

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  • Educator's Help Desk: Dinosaurs, Part 2

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, discusses general and special revelation with her daughter, Emily (age 10).

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  • Educator's Help Desk: Dinosaurs, Part 1

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, interviews her daughter (age 10) about dinosaurs and her favorite dinosaur book.

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  • Dinosaurs for Kids

    My daughter’s dinosaur phase lasted about 10 years. At age 4, she dressed up as a paleontologist for Halloween. Imagine a 4-year-old in a pith helmet knocking on your door.

    Children are often … more

  • Were Dinosaurs Warm-Blooded?

    You might have seen MSNBC, How Sweet! Dinosaurs May Have Been Warm-Blooded After All, June 27, 2012; … more

  • Dinosaur Blood Revisited, Part 2 (of 2)

    Young-earth creationists claim research on Tyrannosaurus rex bones supports their case for a young earth. Former Answers in Genesis leader Carl Wieland has been particularly adamant that this … more

  • Dinosaur Blood Revisited, Part 1 (of 2)

    On March 25, 2005, Science magazine reported the discovery of soft tissue in the leg bone of a Tyrannosaurus rex.1 The study was conducted by a team of paleontologists led by Dr. Mary Schweitzer, the … more

  • Dinosaur Blood?

    Some creationists claim scientists have found dinosaur blood—actual red blood cells—in the bone of a Tyrannosaurus rex. This, they say, is proof of a recent creation. They argue dinosaur … more