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  1. Three crocodilian genomes reveal ancestral patterns of evolution among archosaursRead the original story

    14 min ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Crocodilians and birds are the two extant clades of archosaurs, a group that includes the extinct dinosaurs and pterosaurs.

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  2. Three US Museums with 'Night at the Museum'-Style Overnights in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Jaunted

    This weekend, Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb hits theaters and, in honor of its release, we have a look at three museums where your kids can spend the night in 2015. The Overnight Adventures program at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County now includes the La Brea Tar Pits.

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  3. Movie review: This a Museuma entry should be closed to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... Harryhausen nod in approval. And these movies are not without a degree of charm, as in the sequences where a huge dinosaur skeleton (a T-rex in the first film, a triceratops in this one) goes scampering about like a puppy. But the second and third ...

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  4. 'Science' declares breakthroughs of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC2 Maryland

    'Science' magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science have released their annual list of science breakthroughs for 2014. "Breakthroughs should do one of two things: either solve a problem that people have been wrestling with for a long time or open the door to a lot of new research," said Robert Rosetta has already quashed an old theory that said Earth's vast oceans came from comets.

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  5. New platypus-like dinosaur discovered in ChinaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | RedOrbit

    Researchers have discovered a new species of short-necked, duck-billed marine reptile from the Triassic period that could provide new insight into how life responded following the largest mass-extinction event in history, as well as the future impact of climate change on the planet. According to Discovery News , a team of scientists from the US and China discovered the 248-million-year-old fossil, which belongs to a unusual group of early Triassic marine reptiles known as hupehsuchians.

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  6. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is a loony but not totally unlikable last actRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    ... of the U.K. capital. The British Museum offers not only rooms full of Greek statues, taxidermied animal heads, dinosaur bones, armour-clad wax knights, and mazelike Escher paintings to come to life, but a crew of charismatically funny new ...

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  7. Destination: The World's Largest Dinosaurs at the N.C. Museum of Natural SciencesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    The World's Largest Dinosaurs, the special exhibit at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, goes beyond the dinosaur skeleton and delves deep into the bodies of the creatures, a group of dinosaurs that were the largest that ever lived. The exhibit, which runs through April 12, explores the bodies of the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods.

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  8. Time management skills keep animals primed for survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science Daily

    Many animals may have a previously under-appreciated ability to make up for lost time with more effort, according to new research. Many animals may have a previously under-appreciated ability to make up for lost time with more effort, according to new research publishing this week in PLOS Computational Biology .

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  9. Discovery made easy for kids with Discover with Dr. CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Do you have a really cool kid that you're buying for this year? I do! While I think all of my kids are pretty amazing, my nine year old son is really cool! He is so fascinated with discovering new things and prehistoric animals so when I was sent the Dinosaur Fossil Dig Kit from Discover with Dr. Cool, I knew it was perfect for him. This awesome Triceratops themed dig kit is ideal for the young paleontologist in your family.

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  10. Jurassic Park boy's college admissions essayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Joannejacobs.com

    I was amused by The Boy from Jurassic Park's College Application Essay by Julia Drake on McSweeney's Internet Tendency. Claws scrabbled at the door, each scratch a shock of fear to my heart.

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  11. Alberta dinosaur bone bed a real gold mineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... animals - may also help scientists better understand the monster's behaviour, answering questions that have eluded dinosaur hunters for decades, said Francois Therrien, a paleontologist who led the dig. "How was it able to walk? Was it more of a ...

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  12. Dinosaur bone bed a real gold mineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    ... animals - may also help scientists better understand the monster's behaviour, answering questions that have eluded dinosaur hunters for decades, said Francois Therrien, a paleontologist who led the dig. "How was it able to walk? Was it more of a ...

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  13. Probe's comet landing wins breakthrough voteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... with for a long time or open the door to a lot of new research," said Science deputy news editor Robert Coontz. Dinosaur-bird transition A series of papers compared the fossils of early birds and dinosaurs to modern birds and revealed how certain ...

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  14. See how the Jurassic World trailer shamelessly rehashes the original filmRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Cult of Mac Blog

    ... those kids had to frolic on foot. Photo: Evan Killham/Cult of Mac They approach from the left, and we don't see the dinosaur's whole body. Photo: Evan Killham/Cult of Mac They approach from the left, and we don't see the dinosaur's whole body. The ...

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  15. Top 10 Science breakthroughs of 2014 listed downRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... as Philae, made major headlines in November when Philae touched down on the surface of the speeding comet. The Dinosaur-Bird Transition, Young Blood Fixes Old, Getting Robots to Cooperate were placed at second, third and fourth spot respectively. ...

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  16. New, tighter timeline confirms ancient volcanism aligned with dinosaurs' extinctionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Science Blog

    A definitive geological timeline shows that a series of massive volcanic explosions 66 million years ago spewed enormous amounts of climate-altering gases into the atmosphere immediately before and during the extinction event that claimed Earth's non-avian dinosaurs, according to new research from Princeton University. A primeval volcanic range in western India known as the Deccan Traps, which were once three times larger than France, began its main phase of eruptions roughly 250,000 years before the Cretaceous-Paleogene, or K-Pg, extinction event, the researchers report in the journal Science.

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  17. The day I met a creationist at the science conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    ... in the aisle, so prominent to the casual passerby: A COMPARISON OF I 13C & pMC VALUES for TEN CRETACEOUS-JURASSIC DINOSAUR BONES from TEXAS to ALASKA USA, CHINA AND EUROPE WITH THAT OF COAL AND DIAMONDS PRESENTED IN THE 2003 AGU MEETING Dinosaur ...

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  18. Antibiotic resistance is a gut reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Science Daily

    Scientists have discovered how certain gut bacteria can protect themselves and others in the gut from antibiotics. The gut is home to hundreds of trillions of bacteria, which have important roles in maintaining our health.

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  19. Fossil hunter discovers 7ft ichthyosaur skeleton near Penarth beachRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Penarth Times

    AN AMATEUR fossil hunter is hoping to have discovered a new species after unearthing a 7ft skeleton near Penarth beach Jonathan Bow, 34, discovered the ichthyosaur fossil of a carnivorous marine reptile while walking the shoreline in the Penarth area with his brother and two friends. He said he often looked for fossils around the area as it had a lot of fossils from the Jurassic age of 200million years ago.

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  20. The 7ft fossil of a prehistoric fish lizard has been discovered on a South Wales beachRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    ... the South Wales coast over the past seven years. Mr Bow said: "This is not the rarest of my finds - that was a dinosaur toe bone which I found five years ago. But this is the most complete. Other fossils from the Jurassic period have been unearthed ...

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