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  1. What a Moroccan crater reveals about a rare double whammy from the skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    Morocco, and particularly its southern desert, is scattered with treasure that came from the skies: meteorites. These extraterrestrial rocks are up to 4.5 billion years old, approximately the age of our solar system , and offer vital clues about Earth's origins.

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  2. Paige & Paxton builds path for next generation of STEM leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    Scores of children as young as 4 rolled eggs down a board, brushed sand from toy dinosaur bones and folded paper triangles to support the weight of bite-sized candy bars for lessons in gravity, paleontology and structural engineering. By the end of the day, guided by science, tech, engineering and math professionals and students, several were proclaiming "I love math!" That was the goal for Rachel Williams, who developed the characters and stories at the center of curricula to encourage STEM learning in ages 4 to 7. She co-founded the company to teach kids about science and math, based on puzzle-piece characters she developed 20 years ago to encourage her own daughters' interests in math and science.

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  3. Cretaceous period bird wings found trappedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RedOrbit

    While we know dinosaurs and early birds had feathers, fossils haven't been able to provide us with many details on what those feathers looked like-- until now. Fortunately, researchers recently stumbled upon the 100 million-year-old remains of two tiny wings trapped in amber that revealed the stratification, pattern, coloration, and arrangement of feathers from a prehistoric bird, according to a Published in the journal Nature Communications , an analysis in the new report revealed the wings probably belongs to enantiornithes, a collection of avian dinosaurs that went extinct at the conclusion of the Cretaceous period.

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  4. How to find the dinosaurs that hide inside modern birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... New York, and being served up crispy by fast food chains. Birds - from emu to hummingbird - are the sole surviving dinosaur lineage . You probably knew that, you smart cookie. But you might think that any real family resemblance has been lost to ...

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  5. Best places to see dinosaurs in Birmingham and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcTamworth

    ... And there's plenty of places to go and see them, despite the fact they died out 65 million years ago. Note that the Dinosaur Valley attraction at Twycross Zoo has closed and was only temporary, running from March to September 2013. In March 2015, ...

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  6. These Lakes Are Actually Craters Made By AsteroidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    On June 30th, 1908, an asteroid entered the Earth's atmosphere above Tunguska, Siberia and exploded with the energy of about 185 Hiroshima-level atomic bombs . In memory of that catastrophic event, every year on June 30th is Asteroid Day , a "global awareness campaign where people from around the world come together to learn about asteroids and what we can do to protect our planet , families, communities, and future generations from future asteroid impacts ."

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  7. Amber reveals ancient wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    ... McKellar said. "This is the first time that feathers have been found alongside skeletal material in Mesozoic [dinosaur-age] amber," McKellar said. "We also get to see traces of pigmentation that would not be visible in the more common compression ...

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  8. Amber preserving feathers, bones, tissue of dinosaur-age birds found in MyanmarRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    BEIJING, June 29, 2016 -- The undated photo shows an amber containing an impeccably preserved bird's wing tip. The tiny specimens of baby birds' wings entombed in amber were found in the Hukawng Valley in northern Myanmar and described in the journal "Nature Communications."

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  9. Scientists Say The Asteroid That Killed The Dinosaurs Almost Wiped Us Out TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slashdot

    HughPickens.com writes: Conventional wisdom states that mammalian diversity emerged from the ashes of the Cretaceous/Tertiary mass extinction event, ultimately giving rise to our own humble species. But Joshua A. Krisch writes at This Week that the asteroid that decimated the dinosaurs also wiped out roughly 93 percent of all mammalian species .

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  10. First amber containing bird's wing tip found in MyanmarRead the original story

    Wednesday | Xinhuanet

    BEIJING, June 29, 2016 -- The same-scale graph shows a fossil sample containing an impeccably preserved bird's wing tip and an enantiornithes bird simulation diagram. The tiny specimens of baby birds' wings entombed in amber were found in the Hukawng Valley in northern Myanmar and described in the journal "Nature Communications."

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  11. Sherman Museum announces registration is open for Dino AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North Texas e-News

    The Sherman Museum announced today that registration is open now for their Dino Academy. The hands-on workshop for children ages 6 - 12 is intended to provide a fun, educational experience as part of the museums' summer program DINO DAYS.

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  12. PaleoJoe guides trip back in time in Vernon HillsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... a paleontologist does, what fossils are and how they form. At the end of the program, kids had a chance to put on dinosaur puppets as he described the dinosaur's traits. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or ...

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  13. A controversial $90 million Noah's Ark replica in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cave News

    A potpourri of interesting current events, new products, humor and just plain fun, so pull up a chair and stay a while. If your favorite post has disappeared out of sight, you can find it by selecting a category from the left hand side bar.

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  14. Scientists discover preserved dinosaur feather wings in amberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Daily News

    Scientists recently discovered a pair of dinosaur wings with feathers preserved in Burmese amber, according to a research article published in Nature Communications . The 99 million-year-old wings are believed to come from the enantiornithes, a type of flying dinosaur with claws or teeth in its wings.

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  15. The Deep History of Bone-Eating WormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scientific American

    ... an Osedax -like lifestyle evolved more than once just as multiple forms of bone-burrowing beetles have utilized dinosaur and fossil mammal bones but, more likely, it speaks to how flexible these worms are. While some marine reptile lines ended by ...

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  16. Exquisite 99 million-year-old fossilized wings encased in amber look...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Post

    ... fossils show that the Enantiornithes were already far more similar to their modern bird relatives than to their dinosaur ancestors. The last vestiges of their reptilian origins are teeth in their beaks and claws at their wing tips. The wings reveal ...

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  17. Mummified, 99-Million-Year-Old Wings Caught in AmberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    ... Trapped in Amber ] "This is the first time that feathers have been found alongside skeletal material in Mesozoic [dinosaur-age] amber," McKellar said. "We also get to see traces of pigmentation that would not be visible in the more common ...

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  18. 99-million-year-old dinosaur feathers found preserved in amberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | GlobalNews

    It sounds like something out of Jurassic Park and it is strikingly similar: scientists have found baby dinosaur feathers encased in amber. An international team of researchers - including Ryan McKellar , curator of invertebrate palaeontology at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum - found the samples in northeastern Mynamar in 2015.

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  19. Humans are driving evolution of new species a " and that could be just as bad as causing extinctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Commuters emerge from Victoria Station in London on July 9, 2015. A new species of mosquito emerged in the London Undergound following World War II as a consequence of human-driven speciation.

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  20. Our ancestors evolved faster after dinosaur extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News Today

    ... for each branch, they found the average rate of evolution for early placental mammals both before and after the dinosaur extinction event. They compared the average rate of evolution over the geological stages before the extinction and the ...

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