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20 min ago | Minot Daily News

Fossil expert

BISMARCK State paleontologist John Hoganson, who was the first paleontologist for the North Dakota Geological Survey, is bringing to a close his 33-year career with the Survey.

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Related Topix: North Dakota, Science, Geology, Bismarck, ND, West Fargo, ND

4 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Dinosaurs were fluffy 'like chicks' or covered in feathers, say experts

The discovery of 150-million-year-old fossils in Siberia has led scientists to believe our original views of the terrifying and scaly creatures are wide of the mark All dinosaurs were either covered in feathers or had the potential to become giant fluff-balls, according to an eye-opening new study.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

8 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Weekend best bets: Dinosaurs, Aquafest, outdoor fun, more

A dino-might time: This weekend's Jurassic Quest exhibit at Comcast Arena features 50 realistic "animatronic" dinosaurs and gives kids a chance to ride them.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Snohomish, WA, Lake Stevens, WA, Everett, WA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Neatorama

Tyrannosaurus Attacked by Flamingos

This statue of a fossilized T. rex stands on the Google "campus," which is what they cll their office complex.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Science

Top stories: Disappearing ground water, a boost for NSF, and the earliest dinos

Scientists and Brazil's government disagree about whether the isolated Amazon tribespeople who came down with flu after making contact with the outside world last month received adequate medical treatment.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

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

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

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

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

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

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