Bone Warrior

Dinosaur hunter Edward Drinker Cope studied briefly at Penn in his youth and ended his days as a faculty member at the University. In between, the impulsive and driven scholar churned out more than 1,400 scientific publications—and exchanged many harsh words—in an epic battle with his more methodical rival, Othniel Charles Marsh of Yale, for primacy in the nascent field of paleontology.

Dinosaurs Lost and Found

A Penn graduate student's quest to rediscover the "lost dinosaurs of Egypt" was a story made for television—a two-hour documentary will air this winter—and led to a spectacular new find as well.