| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:09 PM
It's been a point of heated debate among scientists for years: Just when in Earth's history did flowering plants first appear?
In a paper published recently in the journal Frontiers in Plant Science, researchers say they have discovered fossilized...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:59 PM
Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: Hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. 605-626-7081.
Dacotah Prairie Museum, 21 S. Main St.:...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:22 PM
A pair of fossil dinosaur skeletons dubbed the Montana Dueling Dinosaurs is headed for auction rather than straight to a museum. The duo, discovered touching on a Montana ranch in 2006, appear to be relatives of Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops locked in...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Vine? Instagram video? Sure, lots of neat little features for short videos, such as filters and what not.
But here comes Efexio, a new app from a New York-based company that wants to create a special-effects marketplace for your phone and tablet videos....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:42 AM
A “Discover the Dinosaurs” exhibit will be at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford, for three days only, Friday to Sunday, July 19 to 21.
Animatronic and non-moving dinosaurs can be seen in eight to 10 scenes, each...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A group of youngsters this week has been learning first-hand about nature, from the weather to river runoff, as participants in the Fort Frederick State Park Junior Ranger Program.
On Tuesday, they were studying fossils, digging up what they could...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Antarctica’s Lake Vostok doesn’t seem like the most hospitable home on the planet for any kind of life. Trapped under a glacier 2.3 miles thick, it’s subject to extreme pressures, extreme cold, extreme heat (possibly from hydrothermal...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87.
Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Motive In the two-hour season finale,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Dinosaurs may have taken flight earlier than we thought -- thanks to a larger brain.
A new study in Nature finds that a wider range of dinosaurs may have had the neurological capacity to fly -- not just Archaeopteryx, the feathered dinosaur that’s...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Chicago theater often is perceived as a kind of giant theater graduate school — a place for young artists to find opportunity, refine their craft and attract attention from elsewhere. There is truth to that image. But sometimes, an older actor...
| Jul 20, 2013
Paiche are enormous. Paiche have teeth on their tongues. Paiche, living fossils barely evolved since the Miocene epoch, have lungs and breathe air, which is pretty unusual for fish. Paiche are also easy to catch, a problem even in the sparsely populated...