This Week in Science: June 22-28

It’s Okay To Be Smart has a pretty thorough science reading list.

How did the T. rex in Jurassic Park get its roar?

Scientists sequenced the DNA of a 700,000 year old horse.

The tapir penis is a terrifying thing (NSFW).

The bite of the Komodo dragon is lethal, but not for the reason you might expect.

This week, the western United States might have world record high temperatures.

How a giant sequoia kickstarted the conservation movement.

Have you ever tried to artificially inseminate a parrot?

Corsets had a terrifying impact on women’s anatomy.

The Brain Scoop just put up an amazing video about elephants and flying squirrels.

I love the story of Dinosaur National Monument.

If you’re interested in human osteology, check out the Bone Broke blog.


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