The success of the plant-eating dinosaurs – Science Daily news


There has been a long debate about why dinosaurs were so successful. Say dinosaur, and most people think of the great flesh-eaters such as Tyrannosaurus rex, but the most successful dinosaurs were of course the plant-eaters.

A new study from the University of Bristol, led by Masters of Palaeobiology student Eddy Strickson, has presented clear evidence about how plant-eating dinosaurs evolved.

In the rich dinosaur deposits of North America, hundreds of skeletons of plant-eaters are found for every T. rex. But how did they survive and proliferate? Was it down to innovation or stimulus by plant evolution?

Eddy Strickson said: “The plant-eating ornithopods showed four evolutionary bursts; one in the middle of the Jurassic, and the other three in a cluster around 80 million years ago in the Late Cretaceous. This was down to innovation in their jaws and improved efficiency.”

Plants were evolving fast during the Mesozoic, with the rise of cycads, conifers, and Read on —>
http://rockstarseo.ca/the-success-of-the-plant-eating-dinosaurs-sciencedaily/

9 Uplifting Quotes for Positive Vibes and SUCCESS – Good News


1. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”

— Helen Keller
2. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.”

— Willie Nelson
3. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”

— Lyndon B. Johnson
4. “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.”

— Dalai Lama
5. “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.”

— Walt Disney
6. “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”

— Zig Ziglar
7. “Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.”

— William James
8. “You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.”

— Deepak Chopra
9. “The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human bein
http://www.success.com/article/15-uplifting-quotes-for-positive-vibes