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3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Dinosaur discoveries in Utah's 'amazing place' get national attention

If you know where to walk and what to look for at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, bones of the former masters of Earth turn up regularly.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Utah

5 hrs ago | SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, April 16

In its ruling, the court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up chromium, arsenic, acid gases, nickel, cadmium as well as mercury and other toxic materials.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Dinosaur, Science

5 hrs ago |

'Dino hunters' hit paydirt in southern Utah

Standing in a desert in southern Utah with little vegetation visible for miles, it's hard to imagine the area under your feet as swampland.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

5 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

I-Team: New theory of a bigger, badder ancient sea predator

Scientists are in heated disagreement about which ancient monster might have ruled the prehistoric seas in what is now Nevada.


Related Topix: Nevada, Nevada Government, Science, Dinosaur

8 hrs ago | Texas Highways

Prehistoric Painters The ancient people behind the rock art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands

The desert canyonlands formed by the Rio Grande, Devil's, and Pecos rivers may appear inhospitable to travelers driving west of Del Rio on US 90. Rugged limestone canyons cut through sun-drenched desert plains of thorny brush vegetation like sotol, lechuguilla, yucca, and prickly pear.


Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Del Rio, TX, Home Gardening, Home, Genetics, Medicine, Science, US National Parks, Amistad National Recreation Area

11 hrs ago | The Daily Record

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex -- the king -- is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, National Mall, US National Parks

11 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

T-Rex Arrives at Natural History Museum

Washington's latest arrival is no stranger to tough habitats. The 66 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex arrived at the National Museum of Natural History on Tuesday.


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

11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Nearly complete T. rex skeleton to join Smithsonian collection

Crates containing the Wankel T. rex have arrived at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, shipped from the Museum of the Rockies, in Bozeman, Mt., near where it was first discovered in 1988.


Related Topix: Bozeman, MT, Dinosaur, Science

15 hrs ago | CBS News

500-million-year-old embryo fossils found

A Cambrian embryo fossil exposed by acid etching on rock. The polygonal pattern suggests that the embryo was in the multicellular blastula stage of development.


Related Topix: University of Missouri, Science

16 hrs ago |

Haslam Park Primary kids learn about dinosaurs

Key stage one children at the school in Deane have been studying the pre-historic age, researching dinosaurs using the internet and books as well as speaking to specialists from Bolton Museum and Library about fossils and the information they reveal.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Kids, Family

17 hrs ago | Independent News Herald Online

In Focus

Trinity Gruenberg It is amazing how powerful we humans are. We can destroy or build anything.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

21 hrs ago |

Get on the telly - children's tv channel to film at dinosaur museum

They will be filming as part of their Dino Days stunt that will run across Tiny Pop's television and website platforms.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

22 hrs ago | KUAT-TV Tucson

Travel With Kids

Our journey in Wales begins in the capital city of Cardiff, where a cosmopolitan, modern atmosphere melds with ancient historical landmarks like the massive Cardiff Castle.


Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Cardiff, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Dinosaur, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Evening Sun

Dino Dig: St. Joseph's students hunt for fossils

St. Joseph kindergartner Adam Scott peers into the dig box after the dinosaur bones were extracted by his group on April 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science


New technology helps paleontologists see Ice-Age bee in intricate detail

Scientists in California recently used CT scanning technology to capture remarkably detailed photos of an Ice Age bee, preserved in a nest of ancient leaves.


Related Topix: Science, Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Scientific Blogging

Ferns Borrowed Genes To Flourish In Low Light

During the age of the dinosaurs, the arrival of flowering plants as competitors could have spelled doom for the ancient fern lineage.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Duke University, Biology

Chicago Tribune

Sue the T. rex to begin space mission

Sue the T. rex is expected to participate in her first space voyage today, roughly 67 million years after she roamed the earth.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Dinosaur, Science, Davis, CA

Dinosaur Roar! to Tour Theatres, Museums Across Uk

Nurture Rights, the kids entertainment company set up by Peter Curtis and Nick Barrington last year has today announced a multi year deal with the Birmingham Stage Company to produce a stage production of the classic picture book, Dinosaur Roar!.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Family, Kids, Roald Dahl, Vocal

The Washington Post

'The Nation's T. rex' is en route to Washington's most-visited museum

Meet "Big Mike" - a bronze replica of a Tyrannosaurus rex. Big Mike lives in front of the Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University in Bozeman, and is named after the school's former president, Michael P. Malone.


Related Topix: Science, Fort Peck, MT

Discovery Educator Network

Mousey Monday - Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Today is the day that the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History closes its dinosaur hall for a previously announced $48 million, 5 years long renovation project.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science


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