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  • New African titanosaur discovered in cliff wall in Tanzania

    New African titanosaur discovered in cliff wall in Tanzania
    Big news! Really big news. Paleontologists from Ohio University have unearthed a titanosaur from Tanzania, a new species of oversized dinosaur named Rukwatitan bisepultus, which had forelegs about 6 1/2 feet long and whose massive body probably weighed as...
  • Spinosaurus aegyptiacus revealed to be first semiaquatic dinosaur

    Spinosaurus aegyptiacus revealed to be first semiaquatic dinosaur
    If you think it sounds incongruous to describe the largest predatory dinosaur yet known as “half duck, half crocodile,” well, correct. But that’s the phrase University of Chicago paleontologist Paul Sereno used for Spinosaurus, the...
  • Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

    Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other
    DETROIT (Reuters) - An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates...
  • Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'

    Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'
    As 7-year-old Zara Cheek packed her bags for her first sleep-away camp this summer, she found herself looking forward to more than just swimming, going on hikes and eating S'mores for two glorious weeks. To her, the experience meant a chance to live...
  • Spinosaurus: A huge predatory dinosaur, built to swim

    Spinosaurus: A huge predatory dinosaur, built to swim
    Dinosaurs ruled the land for millions of years. Now scientists have discovered a fearsome species that could have wreaked havoc in its prehistoric waters. An unusual fossil whose parts were flung across two continents appears to be the first known semi-...
  • Group says Wehr's Dam should come down

    Group says Wehr's Dam should come down
    Wehr's Dam has been a fixture along the Jordan Creek in South Whitehall for more than a century. Built of timber and concrete like thousands of dams in waterways across Pennsylvania, it has outlived by more than six decades the grist mill it was built...
  • Boy's rescue remembered as 'Miracle on Mount Baldy'

    Boy's rescue remembered as 'Miracle on Mount Baldy'
    The rescuers dug until their fingers bled. They dug with shovels and buckets and their bare hands. But they found no trace of the boy who had been swallowed by the dune. There was no shoe, no hat, no T-shirt. Just a mountain of sugar-fine sand that...
  • Pesticides linger in MD, US streams

    Pesticides linger in MD, US streams
    Pesticides continue to show up in rivers and streams in Maryland and the rest of the nation at levels that pose problems for fish and other aquatic life, according to a new federal study spanning the past two decades. Sixty-one percent of rivers and...
  • Lilly stomach cancer drug prolongs life in colon cancer study

    (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co's LLY.N Cyramza stomach-cancer drug prolonged survival of patients with advanced colon cancer in a late-stage study, the U.S. drugmaker said on Friday. Based on favorable data from the Phase III study, Lilly said it would ask...
  • Cherlynlavaughn Bradley, Amoco chemist, dies at 62

      Cherlynlavaughn Bradley, Amoco chemist, dies at 62
    While attending college in the mid-1970s, Cherlynlavaughn Bradley joined the American Chemical Society and began a lifelong commitment to encouraging young people, especially girls, to pursue careers in chemistry. Ms. Bradley, 62, who in 2002 won the...
  • Climate change endangers bird survival, new Audubon study says

    Climate change endangers bird survival, new Audubon study says
    Climate change will make survival of many bird species doubtful in much of the continental U.S., and Florida may become a kind of an avian life raft, according to a study released this week by the National Audubon Society. The group examined 588 bird...