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The truth about dinosaurs

The image of dinosaurs as drab, slow-witted reptilians is slowly being overturned - we talk to palaeontologist Steve Brusatte to find out how.

The image of dinosaurs as drab, slow-witted reptilians is slowly being overturned thanks to exciting new fossil discoveries and advances in the technology used to analyse them.

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In this episode of the Science Focus Podcast we speak to Steve Brusatte, a palaeontologist based at the University of Edinburgh and author of The Rise and Fall of Dinosaurs: The untold story of a lost world (£20, Macmillan), about palaeontology’s emerging golden age that is revealing what dinosaurs really looked like and why they were much smarter than we used to think.

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