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6 min ago | Tay AM

Dinosaurs Evolved Into Birds By 'Shrinking'

They have mapped out the evolutionary transformation in a detailed family tree of dinosaurs and their bird descendants after comparing the fossils of 120 different species and 1,500 skeletal features, particularly thigh bones.

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3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds

Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds.

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3 hrs ago | ABC News

Study Traces Dinosaur Evolution Into Early Birds

Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds.

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5 hrs ago | RedOrbit

New Grasshopper Species Discovered In Amber...

Image Caption: Sir David Attenborough narrates and appears in a video about the digital curation of a 20-million-year-old amber collection at the Illinois Natural History Survey at Illinois.

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9 hrs ago | Reuters

Night at the museum: U.S. adults embrace art, science sleepovers

Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years, dozing off among live sharks and dinosaur bones.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Dinosaur, Science, New York

10 hrs ago | Houston Press

Rest of the Best: 8 Best Dinosaurs (& 2 Pseudo-Dinos) That Once Roamed Houston

I am an unashamed dinosaur nut. I had three different Time Life series on them as a child and if I had them today I would still read them.

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14 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

'Walking With Dinosaurs' comes to Auburn Hills

"Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular" is coming to The Palace of Auburn Hills for eight shows from Aug. 6-10.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Perot Museum is a new Dallas gem

Where in Texas can you see prehistoric tyrannosaurs, sauropods, ceratopsians, ornithomimids and raptors in addition to raw gemstones, medical advances, facts about the solar system and scientific developments on earth all under one roof? Open only since December 2012, the 180,000 square foot Perot Museum of Nature and Science , located in Victory ... (more)

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Examiner.com

South Carolina State Museum will hold Dollar Day on August 3

The South Carolina State Museum will hold one of its ever-popular Dollar Days on Sunday, August 3. Museum Dollar Days are held on the first Sunday of the month.

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Fox News

Scientist claims California university fired him over creationist beliefs

A California university says it is investigating religious discrimination allegations made by a prominent scientist and former employee who claims he was fired for his creationist beliefs.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Northridge, CA, Dinosaur, Science

Science Daily

Fossils found in Siberia suggest all dinosaurs could have been feathered

The first ever example of a plant-eating dinosaur with feathers and scales has been discovered in Russia.

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Science, Industry and Business

Chinese mosquitos on the Baltic Sea

Strange finds indeed have been reported by researchers from China, Europe and the USA in the journal "Current Biology": 50 million years ago, there were insects living in East Asia that very much resembled those in Northern Europe.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, World News, China

Examiner.com

'Jurassic Park' inspired new fossil insect book

The ' Jurassic Park ' movies inspired an enlivened interest in prehistoric insects and resulted in funding that enabled paleontologists and artists to collaborate on a new book depicting the most realistic insects from the time of the dinosaurs and before.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies, Dinosaur, World News, Germany

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KWBU-TV Waco

Scientists: Asteroid Caught Dinosaurs At A Bad Time

A team of geologists and paleontologists has agreed on an issue that you might have not realized was still in question: an asteroid, and the fallout from its impact, killed the dinosaurs.

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Motorhome

Wyoming's Wild Side

A 6-day, 600-mile tour through the Cowboy State reveals Buffalo Bill history, antique guns, Western whiskey, dinosaur fossils and relaxing hot springs Our trip to Wyoming was the kind of vacation I used to fantasize about in my pre-motorhome days: no stress, no expectations and a generous deadline.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Dinosaur, Science, Cheyenne, WY, us Travel, Travel, Laramie, WY

Hedonistica

Go on, Tell Me More: T-Rexes Hunted In Packs

In news that will most certainly work its way into my most erotic fantasies, some paleontologists now believe that t-rexes hunted in packs , working together to bring down large prey.

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Metro

9 of the UK's most amazing adventure playgrounds

Sometimes you just want a good adventure park that makes it OK for you to test out the swings too.

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National Geographic

Asteroid Timing Erased the Dinosaurs?

Dinosaurs might have survived the impact of an asteroid if it had happened a few million years earlier or later, says a new report.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Earth's 6th mass extinction underway

WHAT prompted one of our most successful models to post a naked selfie on Instagram? And has the government really sold us out? IN A story straight out of Exodus, a Chinese river has a mysterious plague-like transformation, turning into a crimson red colour.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Weather, Astronomy, Dinosaur, Entomology, Agriculture

The Raw Story

Tea Party funder David Koch also spends big on his passion for dinosaurs

Although the Koch brothers help fund Republican candidates, who often express creationist beliefs, they promote more mainstream scientific endeavors through their charitable foundations.

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