Paleontology Newswire (Page 8)

Paleontology Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Paleontology. (Page 8)

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  1. Rob Bella s a Everything Is Spirituala tour explores the evolution of the universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Religion News Service

    DURHAM, N.C. Hipster preacher Rob Bell is mashing up quantum physics, Jewish Kabbalah and Catholic mysticism to explain humanity's future evolution. In his 30-city "Everything Is Spiritual" tour, the former megachurch pastor and short-lived Oprah Winfrey Network talk-show host delivers a two-hour monologue aimed to a millennial generation less interested in sin and judgment and more attuned to science and cosmic connections.

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  2. Genome Initiative Urgently Works to Freeze DNA Before Species Go ExtinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Voice of America

    Smithsonian botanist Vicki Funk and student team at the U.S. Botanic Garden prepare a specimen for the museum's herbarium, July 2015. And the time is running out.

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  3. The 'Jurassic World' Sequel Is Coming in 2018, With Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Lite 98.7

    Sequels, like evolution, are inevitable. Like genetically-modified dinosaurs, they cannot be stopped.

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  4. T. rex's nine-inch, serrated teeth: Dentist's dream or nightmare?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    New research found that unique serrations make Tyrannosaurus teeth highly resistant to damage, thus helping the dinosaur and its relatives secure their place at the top of the prehistoric food chain. A boy looks inside the skull of a Tyrannosaurus Rex replica at the Egidio Feruglio Museum in Trelew, Argentina, in May 2014.

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  5. T-Rex's serrated, folded teeth used like near-unbreakable knivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | SlashGear.com

    Theropod dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus Rex have been known to have serrated teeth for some time - today it's apparent why. A study has been published this week by lead author Kirstin Brink, a postdoctoral researcher of biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga, which shows how theropod teeth aren't just shaped the way they are to keep them from breaking under pressure, they're made to tear apart flesh the same way our modern knives are today.

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  6. T-rex and its ilk owed hunting success to special serrated teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Los Angeles Times

    Meat-eating therapods like this Gorgosaurus -- and the famous Tyrannosaurus rex -- had serrated teeth that allowed them to tear the flesh of their prey, scientists said Tuesday. The internal structure of the therapod teeth is similar to that found in Komodo dragons living today.

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  7. Dino teeth had 'secret weapon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Fox News

    An illustration of a Gorgosaurus using its serrated teeth to rip apart its meal, a young Corythosaurus in Alberta, 75 million years ago. Secret structures hidden within the serrated teeth of Tyrannosaurus rex and other theropods helped the fearsome dinosaurs tear apart their prey without chipping their pearly whites, a new study finds.

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  8. 'Loch Ness Monster' being excavated in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | New York Daily News

    The fossilized remains of a swimming dinosaur have been discovered by researchers at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. The 70-million-year-old elasmosaur, a type of plesiosaur, is a dead ringer for the Loch Ness Monster, according to Patrick Druckenmiller, a marine fossil expert with the museum .

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  9. Smells Fishy: Putrid 'Corpse Flower' BloomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  10. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Daily Star

    You might not think London is a very child-friendly place, but there's plenty of things to keep the little ones entertained. This is the perfect spot to get the kids interested in animals.

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  11. Jurassic World sequel may have 'hybrid dinosaurs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | National Ledger

    Chris Pratt is confirmed to be returning for 'Jurassic World 2' and the blockbuster is going to take the dinosaur action out of the theme parks. Director Colin Treverrow has confirmed the release date for the sequel will be June 2018 and teased that the movie will include more hybrid dinosaurs, like the current film's Indominus Rex, let loose in the world with Pratt's character, Velociraptor expert Owen Grady, leading the fight to stop them.

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  12. Inside Out Storms To The Top Of U.k. Box OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | ContactMusic.com

    The film, which features the voices of Amy Poehler and Bill Hader and follows a collection of characters who live inside the head of a young girl, took $11.8 million in its opening weekend . Ant-Man fell from the top spot in its second week, with ticket sales of $4 million , and Minions dropped one place to third, with $3.6 million .

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  13. 20 ideas for things to do with kids when it's raining in the North EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Chronicle Live

    If the last couple of days are anything to go by, you'd be forgiven for putting your heating on, getting your jumpers out of the drawer and preparing for winter. And you might be demented trying to find indoor ways to entertain the kids when it really is far too wet to venture outside.

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  14. With teeth serrated like steak knives, T. rex could tear its dinner to bitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Washington Post

    Gorgosaurus -- one of the T. rex relatives studied -- is shown using its specialized teeth for feeding on a young Corythosaurus in Alberta, Canada, 75 million years ago. As if Tyrannosaurus rex needed to get any cooler, new research suggests that the famous dinosaur had teeth that were serrated like a steak knife.

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  15. Teenager finds oldest European human ancestor tooth ever knownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Examiner.com

    A female volunteer named Camille who is 16 years old is credited with finding the oldest evidence of human ancestors ever discovered in Europe. The single tooth from an adult that is at least 100,000 years older than any other human ancestor species ever found in Europe was discovered in the Arago Cave in Tautavel, in the Pyrenees-Orientales departement in southern France.

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  16. Toothy Terror: Dinosaurs Like T. Rex Had Unique Serrated TeethRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | MSNBC

    If you want to know the secret behind the success of Tyrannosaurus rex and its meat-eating dinosaur cousins, look no further than their teeth. Scientists on Tuesday unveiled a comprehensive analysis of the teeth of the group of carnivorous dinosaurs called theropods, detailing a unique serrated structure that let them chomp efficiently through the flesh and bones of large prey.

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  17. One Tough Bite: T. Rex's Teeth Had Secret WeaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | LiveScience

    An illustration of a Gorgosaurus using its serrated teeth to rip apart its meal, a young Corythosaurus in Alberta, 75 million years ago. Secret structures hidden within the serrated teeth of Tyrannosaurus rex and other theropods helped the fearsome dinosaurs tear apart their prey without chipping their pearly whites, a new study finds.

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  18. Scenes from Eutaw: A treasure-trove of antebellum homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    After many years of traveling through Alabama and passing the sign with the intriguing name "Eutaw," I finally had the opportunity to visit the small west-central Alabama town. I knew from my online research that it was chock-full of antebellum structures and had my camera ready.

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  19. Night At The Museum: London's Best SleepoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Londonist

    Enjoying a sleepover at a London museum or gallery is a very special experience. If you're looking for a rare treat for your kids this year, here's a list of London institutions offering overnight adventures.

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  20. Tyrannosaurus rex 'had steak knife teeth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Salisbury Journal

    Tyrannosaurus rex and its dinosaur cousins had deeply serrated teeth designed like steak knives to tear through the flesh of their victims, research has shown. Like the huge monitor lizard, T. rex would have been able to prey on animals larger than itself with the help of its teeth, say scientists.

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