Twenty-five years since Jurassic Park


“So, the question is, "Have palaeontologists actually come any closer to reviving dinosaurs today?" The answer is a clear "No" and also a clear "Yes".” 

This month sees the return of the dinosaurs to the big screen in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The latest instalment of the Jurassic Park franchise is bigger, louder, more explosive and features even more dinosaurs than its predecessors. In the film, the resurrected dinosaurs on the island of Isla Nublar are threatened to become extinct again. 

Dr Stephan Lautenschlager,  Lecturer in Palaeobiology, pens his thoughts in a recent research perspective article. 

Read the full research perspective article