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4 min ago | Ham and High

Jurassic park: T-Rex to roam on Hampstead Heath with Chapman Brothers dinosaur installation

"The good, the bad, and the ugly" sculptures by Jake and Dinos Chapman, outside The Gherkin in London.

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Related Topix: Science, Dinosaur, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom

4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Walking with Mammoths and Exploring Mid-Continental Geology

A new field trip guidebook, Geologic Field Trips along the Boundary between the Central Lowlands and Great Plains, allows readers to follow along on three field trips developed just for this meeting.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Live Science

Tiny, Prehistoric Animal Hints at Herbivore Origins

A newly discovered 300-million-year-old meat-eating mammal ancestor is the oldest known member of a line that gave rise to rhinoceros-size herbivores.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Kansas

How Stuff Works

Tiny Carnivore Evolved Into Huge Vegetarians

The earliest ancestor of land-dwelling plant eaters has been found, a new study reports, and there's a surprising fact about the beastie: it was a meat lover.

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Related Topix: Science, Dinosaur

AlertNet

Jaws, the prequel: Scientists find the 'Model T Ford' of sharks

You've heard of the Model T Ford, the famed early 20th-century automobile that was the forerunner of the modern car.

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Related Topix: Science

Live Science

Modern Sharks Aren't So Primitive, Ancient Fossil Suggests

Sharks are usually thought of as primitive creatures, sometimes called "living fossils."

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MassLive.com

Favorite Places: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Conn.

A towering 150-million-year-old Apatosaurus greets visitors in the Great Hall of Dinosaurs in the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Conn.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, New Haven, CT

Daily Mail

Designer paints concept airplanes inspired by dinosaurs and birds

Boy punched and kicked by girl 'bully' on bus finally turns the tables and places her in a choke hold after NO ONE came to help him Wash and go! $210 solar-powered shower straps on to your car roof to let you freshen up while on the road 'It was fine then the ship went BOOM': Passengers describe terrifying moment massive ferry starting sinking off ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Inventions, Science / Technology

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One of our dinosaurs is missing from The Oracle Shopping Centre

The 3ft long baby Tyrannosaurus Rex was taken from the Jurassic Golf attraction currently at The Oracle Riverside in the early hours of the night before the fun facility was launched This brazen pair are literally walking with dinosaurs - a baby T-Rex snatched from its egg at a popular town centre attraction.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSL-TV

Dinosaur discoveries in Utah's 'amazing place' get national attention

If you know where to walk and what to look for at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, bones of the former masters of Earth turn up regularly.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Utah

SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, April 16

In its ruling, the court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up chromium, arsenic, acid gases, nickel, cadmium as well as mercury and other toxic materials.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Dinosaur, Science

Examiner.com

'Dino hunters' hit paydirt in southern Utah

Standing in a desert in southern Utah with little vegetation visible for miles, it's hard to imagine the area under your feet as swampland.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

I-Team: New theory of a bigger, badder ancient sea predator

Scientists are in heated disagreement about which ancient monster might have ruled the prehistoric seas in what is now Nevada.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Nevada Government, Science, Dinosaur

Texas Highways

Prehistoric Painters The ancient people behind the rock art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands

The desert canyonlands formed by the Rio Grande, Devil's, and Pecos rivers may appear inhospitable to travelers driving west of Del Rio on US 90. Rugged limestone canyons cut through sun-drenched desert plains of thorny brush vegetation like sotol, lechuguilla, yucca, and prickly pear.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Del Rio, TX, Home Gardening, Home, Genetics, Medicine, Science, US National Parks, Amistad National Recreation Area

The Daily Record

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex -- the king -- is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, National Mall, US National Parks

KRVN-AM Lexington

T-Rex Arrives at Natural History Museum

Washington's latest arrival is no stranger to tough habitats. The 66 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex arrived at the National Museum of Natural History on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dinosaur, Science

Christian Science Monitor

Nearly complete T. rex skeleton to join Smithsonian collection

Crates containing the Wankel T. rex have arrived at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, shipped from the Museum of the Rockies, in Bozeman, Mt., near where it was first discovered in 1988.

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Related Topix: Bozeman, MT, Dinosaur, Science

CBS News

500-million-year-old embryo fossils found

A Cambrian embryo fossil exposed by acid etching on rock. The polygonal pattern suggests that the embryo was in the multicellular blastula stage of development.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri, Science

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Haslam Park Primary kids learn about dinosaurs

Key stage one children at the school in Deane have been studying the pre-historic age, researching dinosaurs using the internet and books as well as speaking to specialists from Bolton Museum and Library about fossils and the information they reveal.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Kids, Family

Independent News Herald Online

In Focus

Trinity Gruenberg trinity@inhnews.com It is amazing how powerful we humans are. We can destroy or build anything.

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