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Scientists have added two species of ape and monkey to the evolutionary tree, filling in a 10-million-year gap in the fossil record from a period when apes and Old World monkeys diverged. Fossil specimens of jaws and teeth, collected by Ohio...
The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.A 150 million-year-old lumbering plant eater, who happens to be the world's most complete stegosaurus specimen, has migrated to a new home. "Spike," who was discovered in Garden Park just north of Canon City in 1992, and a bevy of other prehistoric...
It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
NEW YORK -- It's bad enough to go from roaming the earth as a fearsome predator to being uprooted and dragged across three continents, but to end up in a basement in Queens? No wonder the Tyrannosaurus bataar was broken up. Literally. But not for...
In Aberdeen Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: Pottery and ceramics show. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 605-626-7081. Dacotah...
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Dinosaurs may have been wiped out by a mass extinction about 65 million years ago, but an earlier extinction event may have given their predecessors a leg up on the competition, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
Tags: Paleontology, South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania
The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.The Garden Park Dinosaur Fossil area just got a whole lot bigger, thanks to a National Natural Landmark expansion fitting for the Jurassic-era lumbering beasts that once roamed here. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management received approval for a 3,170-...
The Kansas City StarCare to poke around Johnson County's basement? No, this story won't discuss the wide-screen you put down in the man-cave last year, the Christmas ornaments stored too near the water heater, the ping-pong table, the cat box that needs attention, any of...
Microraptor probably was as big as a hawk, had teeth like a crocodile and could spear fish like a kingfisher -- when the diminutive, four-winged dinosaur wasn’t busy plucking squirrel-like animals and other birds from trees. That’s the...
Tags: China, Paleontology
Area residents can try their hand at panning for gold when geologist Jeri Jones leads a fossil-hunting field trip from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 4. The trip is sponsored by Renfrew Institute in partnership with the Franklin County Rock & Mineral...
The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C.Chance Roberts nearly fainted from joy when he struck gold Saturday. The 11-year-old Louisburg resident hit pay dirt with his father during a fossil dig for sharks' teeth at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. As they lifted a shovel of soil,...
New Haven Register, Conn.While America contends with the fallout of a terrorist attack, another threat faces the nation and the world: global warming. And there are those who are at the forefront of bringing news of it to the public. Bill McKibben is one of the most notable...
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