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17 min ago | AlertNet

Jaws, the prequel: Scientists find the 'Model T Ford' of sharks

You've heard of the Model T Ford, the famed early 20th-century automobile that was the forerunner of the modern car.

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4 hrs ago | Live Science

Modern Sharks Aren't So Primitive, Ancient Fossil Suggests

Sharks are usually thought of as primitive creatures, sometimes called "living fossils."

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5 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Favorite Places: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Conn.

A towering 150-million-year-old Apatosaurus greets visitors in the Great Hall of Dinosaurs in the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Conn.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, New Haven, CT

9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Designer paints concept airplanes inspired by dinosaurs and birds

Boy punched and kicked by girl 'bully' on bus finally turns the tables and places her in a choke hold after NO ONE came to help him Wash and go! $210 solar-powered shower straps on to your car roof to let you freshen up while on the road 'It was fine then the ship went BOOM': Passengers describe terrifying moment massive ferry starting sinking off ... (more)

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

13 hrs ago | Get Reading

One of our dinosaurs is missing from The Oracle Shopping Centre

The 3ft long baby Tyrannosaurus Rex was taken from the Jurassic Golf attraction currently at The Oracle Riverside in the early hours of the night before the fun facility was launched This brazen pair are literally walking with dinosaurs - a baby T-Rex snatched from its egg at a popular town centre attraction.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSL-TV

Dinosaur discoveries in Utah's 'amazing place' get national attention

If you know where to walk and what to look for at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, bones of the former masters of Earth turn up regularly.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Utah

SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, April 16

In its ruling, the court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up chromium, arsenic, acid gases, nickel, cadmium as well as mercury and other toxic materials.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Dinosaur, Science

Examiner.com

'Dino hunters' hit paydirt in southern Utah

Standing in a desert in southern Utah with little vegetation visible for miles, it's hard to imagine the area under your feet as swampland.

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KLAS-TV Las Vegas

I-Team: New theory of a bigger, badder ancient sea predator

Scientists are in heated disagreement about which ancient monster might have ruled the prehistoric seas in what is now Nevada.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Nevada Government, Science, Dinosaur

Texas Highways

Prehistoric Painters The ancient people behind the rock art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands

The desert canyonlands formed by the Rio Grande, Devil's, and Pecos rivers may appear inhospitable to travelers driving west of Del Rio on US 90. Rugged limestone canyons cut through sun-drenched desert plains of thorny brush vegetation like sotol, lechuguilla, yucca, and prickly pear.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Del Rio, TX, Home Gardening, Home, Genetics, Medicine, Science, US National Parks, Amistad National Recreation Area

The Daily Record

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex -- the king -- is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, National Mall, US National Parks

KRVN-AM Lexington

T-Rex Arrives at Natural History Museum

Washington's latest arrival is no stranger to tough habitats. The 66 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex arrived at the National Museum of Natural History on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dinosaur, Science

Christian Science Monitor

Nearly complete T. rex skeleton to join Smithsonian collection

Crates containing the Wankel T. rex have arrived at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, shipped from the Museum of the Rockies, in Bozeman, Mt., near where it was first discovered in 1988.

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CBS News

500-million-year-old embryo fossils found

A Cambrian embryo fossil exposed by acid etching on rock. The polygonal pattern suggests that the embryo was in the multicellular blastula stage of development.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri, Science

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Haslam Park Primary kids learn about dinosaurs

Key stage one children at the school in Deane have been studying the pre-historic age, researching dinosaurs using the internet and books as well as speaking to specialists from Bolton Museum and Library about fossils and the information they reveal.

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Independent News Herald Online

In Focus

Trinity Gruenberg trinity@inhnews.com It is amazing how powerful we humans are. We can destroy or build anything.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Get on the telly - children's tv channel to film at dinosaur museum

They will be filming as part of their Dino Days stunt that will run across Tiny Pop's television and website platforms.

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KUAT-TV Tucson

Travel With Kids

Our journey in Wales begins in the capital city of Cardiff, where a cosmopolitan, modern atmosphere melds with ancient historical landmarks like the massive Cardiff Castle.

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Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Cardiff, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Dinosaur, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Evening Sun

Dino Dig: St. Joseph's students hunt for fossils

St. Joseph kindergartner Adam Scott peers into the dig box after the dinosaur bones were extracted by his group on April 10, 2014.

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UPI

New technology helps paleontologists see Ice-Age bee in intricate detail

Scientists in California recently used CT scanning technology to capture remarkably detailed photos of an Ice Age bee, preserved in a nest of ancient leaves.

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Related Topix: Science, Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

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