Paleontology Newswire (Page 3)

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

    Monday | 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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  2. Scientists finally know who crafted 'Piltdown Man', one of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  3. Alabama schools spend an average of $9,028 per student: Here's where that money goesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  4. World's largest indoor theme park to open in DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  5. Media invited to lemur research, conservation symposium at Duke UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 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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  6. A rare, nearly complete T. Rex skull just arrived in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  7. New species of ancient Arctic river-dwelling dolphin discovered in halls of SmithsonianRead the original story

    Sunday | 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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  8. Reading Uncertainly? a House of Lost Worldsa by Richard ConniffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | 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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  9. There's plenty to do in Bristol when the heavens openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | 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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  10. Summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | This Is Bristol

    From prehistoric times to the present day, M Shed tells the unique story of Bristol and its place in the world. See amazing film and photographs, listen to moving personal stories, encounter rare and quirky objects and add your own memories of Bristol.

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  11. Rare Tyrannosaurus rex skull arrives at Seattle museum commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | News Tribune

    ... as well," said Gregory Wilson, a University of Washington biology professor and adjunct curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Burke Museum. He led the expedition team. The T. rex is named after two museum paleontology volunteers, Jason Love and ...

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  12. Paleo Profile: The Lo Hueco TitanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Scientific American

    When I think sauropod, I think of North America's Jurassic giants. That's probably because these dinosaurs - Diplodocus , Supersaurus , Brachiosaurus , Apatosaurus , and more - historically lucked out in getting better press and more attention than all their other relatives.

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  13. From Devolution to Evolution: How Can We Right Our WrongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | OpEdNews

    Ron Nilson wrote on Oped News regarding the food industry on 8/21/16. The title of his article should hit the reader between the eyes regarding the danger he or she is in if they are shopping in conventional corporate stores.

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  14. Pomona Prehistoric: 'Jurassic Planet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | NBC Los Angeles

    There are the bunnies, from the wittle babies to the Flemish giants, which are probably bigger than your dog back home, or at least as big. There the wittle piglets, too - "wittle" 100% applies here, if you're curious - and the horses and the cows and the goats.

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  15. Rare Tyrannosaurus rex skull arrives at Seattle museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Olympian

    ... lower jaw bones, and represents about 20 percent of the animal. Gregory Wilson, Adjunct Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Burke Museum, monitors the movement of a 4-foot-long, 2,500-pound Tyrannosaurus rex skull to the Burke Museum loading ...

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  16. The Incredible Two-story UrinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Review

    In April 1929, Sanderling Pottery owner Allaster Sanderling, my great-grandfather, took to the open road in his new Drayson-12 automobile to see the great natural wonders of the land and humble himself before the majesty of God's creation. Allaster found inspiration aplenty, but not from the sublime vistas of the Almighty.

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  17. Kay-kay Lantz, Woody Lantz: Frackinga s a T. Rexa meets GodzillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Monterey County Herald

    Monterey County's Board of Supervisors put a measure banning fracking on November's ballot. Way back in Jurassic times, we dinosaurs wrote - about U.S. Geological Survey findings that high-pressure hammering of fluids into Mother Earth's crust triggered thousands of potentially-deadly earthquakes - “And this is California.

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  18. 'Dad dug up dinosaur bones in our garden'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Henley Standard

    TWO bones that were dug up from a garden in Goring have been identified as the spinal discs of a prehistoric sea creature. The artefacts, each about 5in in diameter and weighing about 2lb, were excavated by John Dexter, a civil engineer and builder, when he built his house off Wallingford Road in the late Fifties.

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  19. Massive T. rex skull unearthed in MontanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Unexplained Mysteries

    With its deadly gaping jaws and dagger-like teeth, the immaculately preserved fossilized skull of an adult Tyrannosaurus rex has been excavated from one of the world's most fossil-rich sites. Described as 'very complete', the remains have been taken to Burke Museum in Seattle where they will go on show to the public even before the protective plaster cast has been removed.

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  20. Paleo Profile: The 3-Branched CicadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Scientific American

    This was the year of Brood V. It sounds like something out of a horror movie, and, depending on your feelings about cicadas, maybe that's exactly how it felt. From New York to West Virginia, this spring saw innumerable 17-year cicadas emerge and sing their arthropod hearts out.

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