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  1. Scientists in New Mexico reveal new dinosaur speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A new horned dinosaur, Crittendenceratops krzyzanowskii, was discovered and named by a group of scientists from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. The bones were found in 73-million-year-old rocks in southern Arizona.


  2. NM's space museum offers telescope shopping tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    If you keep these rules in mind, you'll give your child the key to unlocking an interest in nature and science that will last a lifetime. New Mexico Museum of Space History offers telescope shopping tips If you keep these rules in mind, you'll give your child the key to unlocking an interest in nature and science that will last a lifetime.


  3. Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan to romance in 'Ammonite'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The film is inspired by the life of fossil hunter Mary Anning. Winslet, 43, and Ronan, 24, will take on the story of Anning, a fossil collector and paleontologist credited with making important discoveries in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel, reports


  4. Saoirse Ronan and Kate Winslet to play lovers in movieRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    The pair will appear in Ammonite, a dramatic love story by God's Own Country writer and director Francis Lee. 24-year-old Ronan will play a young, wealthy London woman who is sent to live by the sea to help her health recuperate.


  5. How a South African shepherd found a dinosaur graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BBC News

    This is the story of how a shepherd, a geography teacher and a pensioner helped unearth one of South Africa's biggest discoveries of dinosaur bones. The shepherd, Dumangwe Thyobeka, stumbled across the dinosaur graveyard, with fossils up to 200 million years old, on a routine visit to his family's burial place in Qhemega, Eastern Cape Province.


  6. This scientist wants to bring extinct animals back from the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    The birds are likely the world's first transgenic or genetically engineered pigeons - and Mr Novak hopes they'll help him bring an extinct bird back from the dead. An expat American - now PhD student at Monash University and CSIRO - Mr Novak works with the global conservation initiative Revive and Restore.


  7. Crimes against the EarthRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    The excavation of more than 600 billion tons of toxic carbon and hydrocarbon geological remains of previous biospheres and their transfer to the atmosphere as carbon gases constitutes nothing less than insanity leading to global suicide. With estimated profitable carbon reserves in excess of 20,000 GtC and Mesozoic-like greenhouse atmosphere and acid oceans conditions, during which large parts of the continents were inundated by the oceans.


  8. The World is a StageRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tillsonburg Independent News

    While informing people during a wildlife presentation on the high extinction rate, some guests argue that what we are experiencing today is 'natural'. natural" about climate-induced disaster.


  9. The Bite of the Saber-ToothRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Scientific American

    Smilodon casts a long shadow. The last and largest of the sabercats, this Ice Age beast has been the focus of our curiosity about how long-fanged predators used their extraordinary cutlery for decades.


  10. Cancer Research, Brazil National Museum, Genealogy Webinars, More:...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ResearchBuzz

    Cancer .gov: Researchers create record-sized, integrated cellular cancer database . "An international team of researchers have created a powerful new database that consolidates data on a record number of cancer drugs and cell lines.


  11. New giant dinosaur discovered in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    A new kind of giant dinosaur has been described in Russia. Dubbed Volgatitan, the herbivore belonged to a family of long-necked dinosaurs called sauropods.


  12. Dinosaur age shark teeth discovery in Dutch MaastrichtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dear Kitty

    Five teeth of an extinct mackerel shark were found in the ENCI quarry in Maastricht. According to conservation organisation Natuurmonumenten the animal was about 4 to 5 meters long.


  13. Leo DiCaprio's Rumored Plan to Buy a Dinosaur Duo Has Paleontologists UpsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | LiveScience

    ... were auctioned off at the Artcurial auction house in Paris in November, according to the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology , which discouraged the sale. As a senior writer for Live Science, Laura Geggel covers general science, including the ...


  14. Climate Change and Mass Extinctions: Implications for Exoplanet LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Centauri Dreams

    The right kind of atmosphere may keep a planet habitable even if it crowds the inner region of the habitable zone. But atmospheric evolution involves many things, including the kind of geological activity our own planet has experienced, leading to sudden, deep extinctions.


  15. Ancient cathedral plans to install a 40ft helter skelter... to reverse the slide in visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Murdered love triangle husband's family bursts into tears as his widow is found GUILTY of his 2000 murder after which she collected his life insurance money and married his best friend So plans by a cathedral to introduce a helter skelter to boost visitors could be seen as, well... an ironic twist. The 40ft traditional fairground ride will be installed in the western end of the nave at Norwich Cathedral in August.


  16. Jurassic World 3 Won't Have Dinosaurs Attacking Cities, According To Colin TrevorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cinema Blend News

    Although Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom wasn't the first time we've seen a dinosaur run rampant away from an island within the Jurassic Park franchise, the difference this time around is that the dinosaurs who escaped can't be re-captured. They're now running/flying across the United States mainland, and humans will need to get used to coexist with these prehistoric creatures.


  17. Sorry, But 'Jurassic World 3' Won't Have Dinosaurs Attacking CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | /film

    The end of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom teased the idea that dinosaurs roaming around in the world without restrictions would be a big part of Jurassic World 3 . However, according to director and writer Colin Trevorrow , fans shouldn't expect to see dinosaurs attacking cities and neighborhoods like Rise of the Planet of the Apes or some kind of Godzilla movie.


  18. Google brings fossils and artifacts back to life after fire destroys Brazilian museum - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNet News

    Some of the artifacts in Brazil's Museu Nacional survived millions of years, only to be destroyed in September 2018 when the museum caught fire . But thanks to Google , people are able to experience some of the artifacts that are now lost forever.


  19. Half-Size, Ruffle-Headed Relative of Triceratops DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | LiveScience

    ... a great lake in a forest of conifer and palm trees, said study co-lead researcher Spencer Lucas, a curator of paleontology at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. The fancy-frilled beast shared this area with mud ...


  20. WonderWorks & Merriam-Webster Team Up for Stimulating New ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    "This has been an amazing collaboration and an educational experience for us," said Nicole Montgomery, Director of Operations at WonderWorks Destiny. "This exhibit will change the way you perceive the dictionary; it's mind-blowing."