Paleontology Newswire

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  1. Paleo Profile: Little AnubisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Scientific American

    The deep past can be a confounding place to visit. More forms of life have evolved and vanished than we see around us today, many lineages completely coming to an end and leaving us with no modern representatives to understand them.


  2. Winterswijk paleontology, eagle owl, willow warblerRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    The ' Muschelkalk ' rocks there are from the Triassic , the time just before and during the rise of the dinosaurs and other groups of animals. In 1932, a local businessman started the quarry.


  3. Geology: Telling a dinosaura s sex is no easy task, research showsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The images are vivid: mother dinosaurs guarding their nests, males fighting each other for females or territory. But how do you tell the sex of a dinosaur? Despite many claims to the contrary, recent research published in the journal Paleobiology by Jordan C. Mallon of the Canadian Museum of Nature shows that, for the most part, we can't.


  4. Driftwood Outdoors: Catching a bowfin on a fly rodRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News Tribune

    On more than one occasion, I have taken the liberty of bragging to my friends about my world-record catch. Claiming to hold a world record draws curious looks and demands question.


  5. At Steve Hogue Enterprises, One-Off Cars Get a Second Shot at LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    What is the actual work in bodywork? You might picture panel beaters amid a whirlwind of pounding and thrashing metal. In shops that deal with modern cars, there's liable to be more cutting, welding, and painting, as it's often easier and cheaper to replace, rather than repair, damaged exterior components.


  6. 'Dinos & Dragons' stomp in to Brookfield ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    In a nod to J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" books and films, an animatronic Dracorex hogwartsia mother dragon and her babies will stand guard at Brookfield Zoo's Roosevelt Fountain. See a live frilled dragon lizard in the reptile area at Brookfield Zoo's "Dinos & Dragons" exhibit, open May 6 through Sept.


  7. Trivial beautiesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    On top of the list of blooms that make up bouquets for the living and the dead are roses, lilies, orchids and sun-like chrysanthemums . Garden blooms sit in the best places of celebration-the long table at a feast or the altar at church service.


  8. Why this zoo is putting gigantic, slimy a snot ottersa back in streamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Herpetologist Don Boyer inevitably drew attention when he drove into town. People would notice his truck, with "Bronx Zoo" emblazoned across the side, and want to know what he was doing in their corner of western New York.


  9. The Mark of the MosasaurRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scientific American

    Who ate whom? This is one of the most persistent questions of the fossil record, and teeth only get us part of the way there. Serrated fangs would suggest a more carnivorous diet than rows of flat molars, for example, but even then we're still left with the conundrum of what an animal could eat and what it actually consumed.


  10. Huge dinosaur skeleton unearthed as scientists celebrate 'greatest discovery in history'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Star

    Experts say it's incredibly rare to unearth so many fossils and be able to piece back together almost the entire skeleton. The excavation in the mountains of Hokkaido, an Island north of Japan, began in 2013 after the discovery of a fossilised tail bone.


  11. Carolina Panthers: Deashon Hall On Board at Pick 77Read the original story

    Yesterday | Sports Media 101

    Blue Devils 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Duke Blue Devils as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Blue Devils 101.


  12. The Late Heavy Bombardment: A Violent Assault on Young EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Early Earth suffered constant threat of attack from leftover planet-building material. From about 4.5 to 3.8 billion years ago, failed planets and smaller asteroids slammed into larger worlds, scarring their surface.


  13. 508-Million-Year-Old Arthropod Fossils Discovered in British ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    A 508-million-year-old, sea-dwelling arthropod discovered through fossils in British Columbia, Canada, had mandibles and would have hunted soft prey like sandworms along the ocean floor. Scientists named the creature Tokummia katalepsis after the Tokumm Creek nearby where the fossils were found.


  14. Discovery Centre Science Open House - VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    Come talk to scientists in Canada's oldest science agency at a Canada 150 Open House. Visitors can check out over ten information booths on volcanoes, minerals in everyday life, paleontology and ancient tsunamis, all are part of these Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada scientists' day-to-day work.


  15. Your guide to what's on this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    Sky Tower Sports Heroes invites youngsters to compete against their friends to become a sporting champion and win prizes. Sports-mad children will get a kick out of this one.


  16. Relay For Life sky lantern launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Participants in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life launch sky lanterns during the 2014 event at Biloxi High School. The 2017 event is Friday, April 28 at the Barksdale Pavilion at Jones Park.


  17. Teams wary of Everton's formidable home form, says KoemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    That said , Terry will certainly be able to command a good wage in the CSL, which might be appealing with his Premier League gravy train coming to an end. The victory was Tottenham's eighth in a row in the league and keeps up the pressure on Chelsea, who have lost two games in the past month including to Palace.


  18. Major League Baseball notes: Tempers flare in Tigers-Twins gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    On Saturday in Minnesota, soon after Detroit's JaCoby Jones was hit in the face by a pitch, Tigers starter Matthew Boyd threw behind Miguel Sano and the benches cleared. The inside pitch to Sano could have been retaliation for an ugly scene in the third inning, when Detroit's JaCoby Jones was hit in the face by a 90 miles per hour fastball from Minnesota right-hander Justin Haley.


  19. Colorado Jeep Tours Institutes Dog-Friendly Tours PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PR Log

    ... scenic, and educational tours, providing local information on such topics as history, geology, and paleontology while traveling on some of the most beautiful roads and trails in the Royal Gorge region of Fremont County, Colorado. For more ...


  20. DNA from dirt: Tracing ancient humans found in 'empty' cavesRead the original story

    Friday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Eske Willerslev, who helped pioneer the search for DNA in sediment but wasn't involved in the latest research, said the new study was an interesting step, but cautioned that it's hard to determine how old sediment samples found in caves are. Mixed in with this animal DNA were small traces of human DNA: The researchers found Neanderthal DNA in four caves, and Denisovan DNA in Denisova Cave.