Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Dinosaur breathing study shows that noses enhanced smelling and cooled brain

Date:
October 14, 2014

Source:
Ohio University

Summary:
It's been millions of years since T. rex took its last breath, but a team led by Ohio University scientists is breathing life back into dinosaurs using high-powered computer simulations to model airflow through dinosaur snouts. The research has important implications for how dinosaurs used their noses to not only breathe but to enhance the sense of smell and cool their brains.


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