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  • Dinosaur Brains Flight-Ready Long Before They Took To the Air
    By on August 6, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Dinosaurs evolved the brain power for flight long before they took to the air, new evidence presented in the journal Nature suggests. Contrary to the cliche, a ‘bird brain’ describes a relatively enlarged brain with the capacity required for flight. However, based on high-resolution X-ray computed tomographic (CT) scans, researchers found that at least a few non-avian dinosaurs had brains as large or larger than Archaeopteryx, (more…)