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2 hrs ago | Free Republic

Most Of The Earth's Species Are About To Be Destroyed In A Giant Mass Extinction

Approximately 65 million years ago, when the dinosaurs went extinct, 75% of the planet's many species went with them.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Environment, Global Warming

6 hrs ago | New Scientist

Bloodsuckers fed on dinosaurs 130 million years ago

Blood-sucking insects may have been around for a lot longer than we thought. Newly discovered fossils show that bugs have been feeding on blood since the height of the dinosaur era.

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

10 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Phoenix DinoCon Pre-Sale Tickets Sold Out -- But You Might Be Able to Get in Anyway

Arizona's original dinosaur fan convention DinoCon comes to Phoenix Center for the Arts on Saturday, August 2, from 3 to 9 p.m., and sadly it's not just these larger than life creatures that have gone extinct.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Arizona

14 hrs ago | RTE.ie

UCC researcher involved in dinosaur discovery

The first-ever example of a primitive plant-eating dinosaur with feathers and scales has been discovered by a team involving a researcher from UCC.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Tyrannosaurs travelled in gangs, footprints reveal

Photo / PLOS ONE Scientists in western Canada have discovered the fossilised footprints of three tyrannosaurs that suggest these fearsome predators may have hunted in packs.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bad Astronomy Blog

Feathers More Common Among Dinosaurs Than Previously Thought

New dinosaur Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus wanders the lake-dotted lowlands of Jurassic Siberia in this artist's rendering.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Entomology

CBS Local

Lawsuit: CSUN Scientist Fired After Soft Tissue Found On Dinosaur Fossil

Attorneys for a California State University, Northridge scientist who was terminated from his job after allegedly discovering soft tissue on a triceratops fossil have filed a lawsuit against the university.

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

New Scientist

Feathersaurus: plant-eating dinos had plumage too

Many dinosaurs may have been covered in elaborate feathers similar to those of modern-day birds, according to a study of new fossils.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

NBC29

Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory

The government is reporting an increase in teen U.S. girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine - but it's not much of a bump.

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Related Topix: Science, Explosion, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Death Penalty

KLTV Tyler

State ends hunt for snake in New Jersey lake

For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.

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Related Topix: Science, Explosion, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Death Penalty, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ

WALB-TV Albany

Gunmen kill foreign woman on Kenya coast

For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.

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Related Topix: Science, Explosion, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Death Penalty

KAUZ

Virginia police: 2 dead after storm at campground

A Northampton Sheriff's Deputy directs traffic in the middle of an intersection of U.S. For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.

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Related Topix: Science, Explosion

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Virginia police: 2 dead after storm at campground

A Northampton Sheriff's Deputy directs traffic in the middle of an intersection of U.S. For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.

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Related Topix: Science, Explosion

NBC12

Iraq elects Kurdish politician as president

Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Explosion, Science, Jalal Talabani

KHGI

Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi hunters.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Science, Train Disaster, Australia, Oceania, World News

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Italy welcomes Sudanese woman sentenced to death

For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.

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Related Topix: Science, New York, Prison, Florida State University

KAUZ

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid

Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Science, New York

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid

For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet... The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Science

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.

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Related Topix: Science

680News

New scientific expedition to study remains of thousands of ancient animals in Wyoming cave

For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.

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