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Eric Scott, curator of paleontology at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands, seen here in a file photo from 2010, will give a lecture on ancient horses Sunday, Dec 15. Horses are American icons, running free over the open deserts and plains of the west.
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2 hrs ago | MSNBC
A preserved cockroach that died in the act of pooping. The fossilized excrement is shown in panels D and E. Scientists now have an answer to a question you never knew you had: What happened to all the dinosaur dung? Cockroaches vacuumed it up, a new study suggests.
4 hrs ago | CBS News
Every year, 30 million people visit the Smithsonian, but few get an insider's look at the world's largest museum and research complex.
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
When visiting Boston, tourists have hundreds of fun, historical and educational activities to choose from.
11 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser
Direct from Australia, Earth's Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you've never seen them before, up close and personal! From cute baby dinos to teeth-gnashing giants, meet the most recent addition to the Dinosaur Zoo, a carnivorous theropod known as the Australovenator, the most complete meat-eating dinosaur ... (more)
Ancient farming practices, such as raising fish in rice paddies in China or Aboriginal Australian fire controls, will get a new lease of life under plans to slow extinctions of animals and plants, experts said on Monday.
Wesleyan University opened the Orange Judd Hall of Natural Science in 1871 and the museum displayed sacred Native American objects alongside curiosities that included dinosaur tracks, a stuffed bison and an Egyptian mummy.
Want to know when the Anthropocene started exactly? It will only cost an entirely revamped scientific effort in archaeology, ecology and paleontology, among other disciplines, at an unprecedented planetary scale, according to a new paper calling for such a scheme.
Gamma-ray bursts are the most energetic and luminous explosions in the known universe.
Although it may be cold outside, Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced today that Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill will sponsor "The Wild Inside," a series of programs for families during December's school vacation week.
The science world has added an unusual tribute to the long list of accolades bestowed on Nelson Mandela , naming a prehistoric woodpecker after South Africa's first black president, who turns 94 Wednesday.
Parties, special dinners, spending time with friends and gift giving are in your immediate future.
Welcome to Day 11 of A Dino a Day Strikes Back, celebrating the paperback release of CHRONAL ENGINE , and the new editions of NINJAS, PIRANHAS, AND GALILEO and TOFU AND T.REX ! DINOSAUR! In Japanese.
Dan Lunt is a climate scientist at Bristol University in Bristol, UK. He created a computer model of the climate of Middle-earth from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings .
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.
There are also contests in imitating sounds of animals which became extinct long ago, and about which we can only guess how they sounded .