| 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...
| 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 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Paleontologists have discovered a strange new dinosaur -- a relative of Triceratops with a humongous honker. Nasutoceratops titusi, whose genus name means “big-nose horned face,” roamed present-day Utah about 76 million years ago. The find...
| Sep 20, 2013
SIOUX FALLS — A Tyrannosaurus rex named Sue is back in South Dakota, but museum officials quickly discovered she was going to need a bigger home.
Workers preparing for the traveling exhibit had to add six vertical feet of space and temporarily...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Microraptor, a small dinosaur that lived in northeast China about 120 million years ago, had feathers on its wings, hind legs and tail. But in all likelihood, it didn’t fly like a bird. Instead, it glided from trees and cruised over “medium...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The two artists who have separate exhibits at Howard Community College are artists-in-residence at Baltimore Clayworks. Although their exhibited sculptural objects incorporate ceramics, as you would expect, these are mixed medium creations whose materials...
| 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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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...
| 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...
| 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...