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44 min ago | Salon

Science doesn't disprove God: Where Richard Dawkins and new atheists go wrong

Richard Dawkins and the new atheists suggest human consciousness can be cloned in a lab.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

44 min ago |

Dubai brims over with summer fun, from skiing to dinosaur watching

Imagine doing things like this in the middle of a desert: Skiing down a snow-packed mountain in an indoor ski resort the size of a city block; looking down at the world from atop a half-mile-high building; looking up at a soaring skeleton of a 155-million-year-old dinosaur; riding a glass-bottom boat over a 2.6-million-gallon aquarium, home to ... (more)


Related Topix: Travel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Middle East Travel, Dinosaur, Science

1 hr ago |

Build Your Own Paper Velociraptor

Check out this Kickstarter campaign for KitRex, which is basically a 3D paper velociraptor that you build yourself.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

4 hrs ago | The United States Army

Tyrannosaurus Rex to embark on cross country journey

The Wankel T.rex is prepared for exhibit in its original "death pose" at Montana State University's Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Mont., 2005.


Related Topix: Science, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

The sixth extinction belongs to us

Jim Williams has been watching birds and writing about their antics since before "Gilligan's Island" went into reruns.


Related Topix: Books, The Sixth Extinction, Dinosaur, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Art Daily

Eocasea martini: Paleontologists discover land herbivores' earliest ancestor

A partial fossil of the animal, called Eocasea martini, is "the first link between carnivores and herbivores, the transition," said Robert Reisz.


Related Topix: Science, Dinosaur, Entomology

New Scientist

Red lettuce and dinosaur germs head to space station

Dragon has once again spread its wings. Today commercial spaceflight firm SpaceX successfully launched its third cargo mission to the International Space Station , sending a Dragon capsule loaded with just over 2 tonnes of supplies and science experiments.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Cape Canaveral, FL, Home Gardening, Home, Robots, Science / Technology, Space

Bendigo Advertiser

Down the Mall: Surgery ensures Loong is the longest

Our Sun Loong, the world's largest imperial dragon, is rising from his annual slumber and will dominate our streets again during the parade.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Australia, Oceania, Life, Holidays, Easter

We make money not art

Four billion years of life on earth: what should it teach mankind?

Notes and video from the keynote that science writer and paleontologist Richard Fortey gave at the Age of Wonder festival in Eindhoven a few weeks ago.


Related Topix: Science, Australia, World News, Dinosaur

WTOP-FM Washington

Smithsonian's T. rex has ties to famous scientist

The dinosaur skeleton known as "The Nation's T.Rex," which is now located in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, is famous for being one of the most complete fossils of its kind ever discovered.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, T. Rex, Pop/Rock

Great Falls Tribune

Here comes Peter Cottontail: Easter Bunny gets busy hiding eggs across Montana

The elusive Easter Bunny has a busy few days ahead of him this weekend as he hides eggs all across Montana for children to discover.


Related Topix: Montana, Great Falls, MT, Dinosaur, Science, Bozeman, MT, Missoula, MT

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Michelle Obama Wants You to Dance About a T. Rex to Lose Weight

First Lady Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign 'Let's Move' is encouraging kids to dance for the arrival of a dinosaur's bones at the Smithsonian to achieve an active lifestyle.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science


Utah expects tourism boost thanks to National Geographic article

Last year, tourists visiting Utah spent about $7.4 billion while visiting our scenic attractions, such as Utah's national parks and recreation areas.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Dinosaur, Science, Marketing


A Visit To The Science Museum

Last Friday, budding paleontologist O, his mother and I visited the Houston Museum of Natural Science .


Related Topix: Science

Scientific American

Debate Flares over Identity of Celebrated Human Fossils

Kate Wong is an editor and writer at Scientific American covering paleontology, archaeology and life sciences.


Related Topix: Science, Opinion

Get Reading

Missing Baby T-Rex spotted in Emmer Green

Melanie Deegan was expecting to be paid 7 an hour for visiting people in their homes but discovered that she was not being paid for travel time between the visits Royal's Portuguese midfielder joined the Spanish giants on loan last July and has proved a huge hit during his time in Andalucia Ms Saunders said: "I've just read the article on the ... (more)


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Ham and High

Jurassic park: T-Rex to roam on Hampstead Heath with Chapman Brothers dinosaur installation

"The good, the bad, and the ugly" sculptures by Jake and Dinos Chapman, outside The Gherkin in London.


Related Topix: Science, Dinosaur, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Hispanic Business

Walking with Mammoths and Exploring Mid-Continental Geology

A new field trip guidebook, Geologic Field Trips along the Boundary between the Central Lowlands and Great Plains, allows readers to follow along on three field trips developed just for this meeting.


Related Topix: Geology, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Live Science

Tiny, Prehistoric Animal Hints at Herbivore Origins

A newly discovered 300-million-year-old meat-eating mammal ancestor is the oldest known member of a line that gave rise to rhinoceros-size herbivores.


Related Topix: Science, University of Kansas

How Stuff Works

Tiny Carnivore Evolved Into Huge Vegetarians

The earliest ancestor of land-dwelling plant eaters has been found, a new study reports, and there's a surprising fact about the beastie: it was a meat lover.


Related Topix: Science, Dinosaur


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