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2 hrs ago | Science Daily
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant Professor Brian Beatty, Ph.D., contributed to all three of the studies with his expertise in analyzing patterns of tooth wear and structure.
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6 hrs ago | RedOrbit
The Eurygnathohippus woldegabrieli fossils were found in the Gona area of the Afar region in 2001.
9 hrs ago | LiveScience
Geology is partly detective work, and scientists now have enough evidence to book a suspect in the biggest environmental catastrophe in Earth's history.
11 hrs ago | CBC News
Edmontosaurus's fleshy comb may have been used in social displays during competition for females, as it is in roosters.
11 hrs ago | New Scientist
A stunning discovery is taking our idea of what a well-known dinosaur looked like and turning it on its head.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Years from now, American political paleontologists may be looking back on the first part of the 21st century and marvel: It is now coming from the left side of the political spectrum from a guy named Doug Sosnik, a consultant to President Bill Clinton who wrote a very important and interesting piece you really need to read today: ' Which Side of ... (more)
14 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Arizona Museum of Natural History this weekend will celebrate the upcoming release of 20th Century Fox's animated adventure " Walking with Dinosaurs 3D " with a special event.
15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
The series is called Not For Parents, but I couldn't help myself. I mean, it's not every day you can get your kids excited about the same stuff as you.
15 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Image Caption: A monitor lizard hugs a branch. A new University of Utah study found that air flows mostly in a one-way loop through the lungs of savannah monitor lizards, just as it does in birds, alligators and presumably dinosaurs.
WHEN it comes to dinosaurs, Dr Steve Brusatte of Edinburgh University has a list of qualifications as long as the tail on a diplodocus.
A monitor lizard hugs a branch. Researchers examined lungs from living and deceased monitor lizards, and found that when these large, often-colorful, carnivorous reptiles breathe, the airflow through their lungs is mostly one-way, unlike in humans and other mammals, which have a two-way, breathing pattern.
Aren't these three meerkats cute? Oops, wait, we mean four! Look closely and you'll spot a baby peering out from under its mom in the cool 'kats enclosure at Bristol Zoo Garden in Bristol, England.
Ian Petrella and Peter Billingsley, Randy and Ralphie from the movie "A Christmas Story", are interviewed in 1983 on the set in Higbee's Department Store in Cleveland.
Scientists have mapped a dramatic undersea cliff in the southern Gulf of Mexico that could hold clues to the ancient cosmic collision that wiped out the dinosaurs.
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Researchers are now suggesting that iron embedded in blood proteins preserved the still-soft tissues, cells, and molecules discovered inside dinosaurs and other fossils after the creatures were buried in sediments.
The fossils are of a small primate called Djebelemur, which lived around 50 million years ago.
The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs may have catapulted life to Mars and the moons of Jupiter, US researchers say.