Paleontology Newswire (Page 14)

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  1. Zombies pop out from dark corners of a haunted house and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Dubai in this image taken on May 21, 2013. IMG Worlds of Adventure's boxy exterior belies a 140,000-square metre air-conditioned cathedral of entertainment teeming with animatronic dinosaurs, roller coasters, Marvel superheroes and Cartoon Network characters.

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  2. The Academy Movie Museum That Time Forgot Digs Toward 2018, Or BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Deadline

    As we enter the waning part of 2016 , 2018 suddenly doesn't seem so far away. For half the country, give or take, that might be a scary thought; by 2018, we'll be well into the presidency of a Trump or a Clinton II, either of whom is going to make someone unhappy.

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  3. Tuesday is Dino-day at Chicago's O'Hare AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | USA Today

    Tuesday is Dino-day at Chicago's O'Hare Airport Fliers will be able to see the send-off of one of the world's biggest T. rex skeletons. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bfHBuz At Chicago's O'Hare Airport , it is hard to miss the model of the four-story high, 72-foot-long Brachiosaurus skeleton on loan from Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History that stands guard on the upper level of Terminal 1 in Concourse B. Trix, a 66 million-year-old female Tyrannosaurus rex fossil excavated in Montana in 2013, will board a KLM flight to Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and then take up residence at the Naturalis Biodiversity Center , a museum in nearby Leiden.

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  4. Scientists finally know who crafted 'Piltdown Man', one of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Canada.com

    A 1915 portrait of the Piltdown skull being examined. Back row : F. O. Barlow, G. Elliot Smith, Charles Dawson, Arthur Smith Woodward.

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  5. Alabama schools spend an average of $9,028 per student: Here's where that money goesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Alabama Live

    A recent analysis by Governing shows New York spends more than $20,000 per student each year, factoring in things such as teacher salaries, support services and other costs associated with public education. That spending is more than twice that of Utah - which came in last in per pupil funding - at $6,300 per student.

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  6. World's largest indoor theme park to open in DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The world's largest indoor theme park is set to open in Dubai this month to lure back some of the tourists and residents who often flee abroad during the scorching desert summer. In a sandy suburb beyond Dubai's concrete jungle and pockets of artificially green spaces, IMG Worlds of Adventure's boxy exterior belies a 140,000-square metre air-conditioned cathedral of entertainment teeming with animatronic dinosaurs, roller coasters, Marvel superheroes and Cartoon Network characters.

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  7. Media invited to lemur research, conservation symposium at Duke UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    Media are invited to learn more about the latest research on lemurs and their conservation at a two-day symposium at Duke University in Durham, NC. The symposium will bring together 25 leading scholars from more than a dozen institutions around the world to discuss their research on topics ranging from primate behavior and genomics to brain sciences and paleontology.

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  8. A rare, nearly complete T. Rex skull just arrived in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | USA Today

    A four-foot long skull of a Tyrannosaurus Rex arrived arrived at the Burke Museum Thursday morning, and could well prove to be one of the best-preserved skull specimens ever seen, say museum scientists. A rare, nearly complete T. Rex skull just arrived in Seattle A four-foot long skull of a Tyrannosaurus Rex arrived arrived at the Burke Museum Thursday morning, and could well prove to be one of the best-preserved skull specimens ever seen, say museum scientists.

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  9. New species of ancient Arctic river-dwelling dolphin discovered in halls of SmithsonianRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The skull of Akrtocara yakataga, an ancient Alaska river dolphin, rests on an 1875 ethnographic map of Alaska. It happens more often than you'd think: Research scientists go digging around the dusty collections of your local natural history museum and find species hitherto unknown to science.

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  10. Reading Uncertainly? a House of Lost Worldsa by Richard ConniffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Lymeline.com

    For this month, a local author! Richard Conniff is a science writer, a contributor to The New York Times, and a resident of Old Lyme. He's also a graduate of Yale University, one reason for his interest in the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, which is now celebrating its first 150 years.

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  11. There's plenty to do in Bristol when the heavens openRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    The lovely sunshine lulled us into a false sense of security and many of us have picnics, woodland walks and BBQs planned for the weekend. Sadly, it's not to be.

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  12. Sibirosaurus IS a new species, experts claim: 100-million-year-old ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A Siberian dinosaur which roamed the Earth 100 million years ago was the size of a cricket pitch and weighed the same as seven fully grown male African elephants, say scientists. Russian researchers are preparing to unveil their full findings about 'Sibirisaurous' in a scientific journal, claiming the sauropod is an entirely new type of dinosaur related to the Titanosaur.

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  13. Rare dinosaur fossil found in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | DNA India

    ... at the site, weighing one metric tonne altogether, Tan Lin, an engineer at the Longhao Geological Institute of Paleontology in Inner Mongoli said. Chinese researchers said the fossil structure of the hadrosaur was about 8 meters long, one meter wide ...

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  14. Newfound Galapagos Bird Species Already Went ExtinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | LiveScience

    ... Pappas is a contributing writer for Live Science. She covers the world of human and animal behavior, as well as paleontology and other science topics. Stephanie has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of South Carolina and a ...

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  15. Exciting find on show at Dinosaur IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Isle of Wight County Press

    The remains of a rare Iguanodon skull were discovered by Emily Tabassi-Gill and family, from East Sussex, while on a Dinosaur Isle staff led walk. The horse-like skull of the plant-eating dinosaur is an extremely rare find and Dinosaur Isle's Alex Peaker said: "Her generosity and that of so many other people is what is what helps us maintain a fantastic display, and helps our understanding of the past."

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  16. Life-sized replica of T Rex skeleton centrepiece of Wirral dinosaur exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Wirral Globe

    The 40-foot replica will be on view at West Kirby Museum next Friday, Saturday and Sunday . Several artists have been specially commissioned to produce paintings which will sit alongside replicas, diagrams and a few real fossils to illustrate how dinosaurs lived and died.

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  17. This 300-million-year-old, corkscrew-shaped poop belonged to a cannibal sharkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The poop's signature twist hints at a corkscrew-shaped anus. The teeth inside hint at something even worse.

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  18. August full of Wichita eating adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Denise Neil has the latest Wichita restaurant news, with comings & goings, recent reviews, the question of the week and more. Several local breweries, including Central Standard Brewing, will be providing beer samples at the Iron ChileHead Festival on Aug. 20. Children aren't the only age group that gets to enjoy the dinosaurs at Exploration Place.

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  19. Teeth in Fossil Poop Suggest Ancient Cannibal SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | I4U Future Technology News

    Sketch of Orthacanthus, the tri-cuspid tooth of Orthacanthus and a thin section of an Orthacanthus coprolite showing teeth within the black box. Credit: University of Bristol The fecal samples of an ancient shark reveal it to actually have been an eater of its own young species.

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  20. How Did the Ancestors of Modern-Day Birds Survive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Scientific American

    Sixty-six million years ago an asteroid struck Earth and wiped out an estimated 75 percent of life. It is an event that infamously caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, which leads one to wonder: How did the ancestors of modern-day birds survive when all their relatives perished? A new study published in Current Biology hypothesizes that some birdlike dinosaurs lived because they had toothless beaks and could subsist off fire-resistant seeds when the food sources of most other species disappeared.

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