Secret to dinosaurs’ huge size may be in unusually lightweight bones
New Scientist - 08/20/2020
“Trabecular bone is an exceptional, lightweight structural material,” says Donahue. Until now, no one had studied the properties of this bone tissue in dinosaurs. The focus on trabecular bone makes the new study unique, says Sandra Shefelbine at Northeastern University in Massachusetts, who wasn’t involved in the work.