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  1. ToothlessPART II: When the Lapdogs Got TeethRead the original story

    58 min ago | American Reporter

    It is getting dark early, and although it's almost spring, it feels like late autumn, less and less light each day, cold winds biting our faces as we turn instinctively from the wind ... when we ought to be looking into the wind, looking for clues to how to trim our sails and adapt to a world that will never be quite the same again. In Berlin recently , I met a friend for coffee a few blocks from the Reichstag in the former East Berlin.

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  2. How ferns adapted to one of Earth's most extreme environmentsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    How ferns adapted to the extreme environmental conditions found in the high Andean mountains of South America is the focus of new research by the Universities of Bristol and Sheffield, published today in PLOS ONE. Ferns are believed to be 'old' plant species - some of them lived alongside the dinosaurs, over 200 million years ago.

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  3. How ferns adapted to one of Earth's newest and most extreme environmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Ferns are believed to be 'old' plant species -- some of them lived alongside the dinosaurs, over 200 million years ago. However, a group of Andean ferns evolved much more recently: their completely new form and structure arose and diversified within the last 2 million years.

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  4. Helping sweet cherries survive the long haulRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Research into the effectiveness of hydrocooling of sweet cherries at commercial packing houses determined the need for post-packing cooling. Analyses determined that core temperatures achieved by in-line hydrocoolers during packing did not reduce temperatures sufficiently to ensure good quality retention over the longer periods of time required for container shipping to export markets.

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  5. Paper-based synthetic gene networks could enable rapid detection of ebola and other virusesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Synthetic gene networks hold great potential for broad biotechnology and medical applications, but so far they have been limited to the lab. A study reveals a new method for using engineered gene circuits beyond the lab, allowing researchers to safely activate the cell-free, paper-based system by simply adding water.

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  6. Retaining forests where raptors nest can help to protect biodiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Raptors can affect the distribution of other species and they can also be used to find forests with high biodiversity value. Predators influence decisions on conservation actions because they awake a remarkable interest in the society.

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  7. Herbal medicines could contain dangerous levels of toxic moldRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Herbal medicines such as licorice, Indian rennet and opium poppy, are at risk of contamination with toxic mold, according to a new study. The authors of the study say it's time for regulators to control mold contamination.

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  8. Tickets Go on Sale Today for The Smith Center's 2014-15 Winter/Spring SeasonRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Moreover, Evancho sings several original songs including the anthem "Take Me There" and "Open Fields of Grace." Dinosaur Train Live! Buddy's Big Adventure embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains. ...

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  9. 160 YEARS: I Love SwindonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    ... a century ago when he offered his entire hoard - military regalia, Roman coins, prehistoric arrowheads, fossilised dinosaur bones etc - to the council. It has evolved into this fascinating assemblage of artefacts ranging from an Egyptian mummy to ...

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  10. Deinocheirus Mirificus Puzzle Solved, Revealing The Weirdest-Looking Creature To Walk The PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... species is emerging at the astounding pace of . And this continues with the announcement of perhaps the strangest dinosaur find over the past few years: the toothless, hump-backed, super-clawed omnivore Deinocheirus mirificus that lived about 70m ...

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  11. Ferns Will SurviveRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Ferns are an old plant species, dinosaurs munched on them over 200 million years ago. If we want to know how to survive against nature's onslaught over the long haul, ferns are as good a place as any to start.

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  12. The Mongolian ostrich dinosaur is the weirdest dino discovery yetRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A collection of dinosaur bones reveal a creature that is far more weird and goofy-looking than scientists originally thought when they found just the arm bones nearly 50 years ago, according to a new report in the journal Nature. On Tuesday scientists announced their findings on the Mongolian ostrich dinosaur , or Deinocheirus mirificus.

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  13. Danceworks, Timothy Westbrook team up for re-imagined 'Paleontology'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Danceworks artist Timothy Westbrook gathers trash around Milwaukee that was later used to create costumes for "Paleontology of a Woman." Danceworks artist Timothy Westbrook gathers trash around Milwaukee that was later used to create costumes for "Paleontology of a Woman."

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  14. Scientists unveil weirdest dinosaur ever seenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    Paleontologists have dug up the rest of a dinosaur whose long arms were found in the '60s. The rest makes it surely the strangest looking creature ever.

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  15. Thigh bone reveals timing of human-Neanderthal sexRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... distance that divides rocky planets from gaseous planets about 1,000 light-years from Earth. A new species of dinosaur had feathers not just on its wings but also on its hind legs, making it one of only a handful of "four-winged" dinosaurs. It also ...

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  16. Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar BinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. The beast probably lumbered along on two legs like a cross between TV dinosaur Barney and Jar Jar Binks of Star Wars... WASHINGTON - -- Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.

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  17. Ice age lion figurine: Ancient fragment of ivory belonging to 40,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... yan McKellar's research sounds like it was plucked from Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. But

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  18. Rare video of modern dinosaur hatching from shellRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBS News

    In this video, shot over seven hours at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, a rare reptile called a tuatara hatches from its shell. The egg was the last to hatch of 23 being incubated in captivity at Victoria University, where scientists have been studying tuatara since the late 1940s.

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  19. Dorky dinosaurRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. The beast probably lumbered along on two legs like a cross between TV dinosaur Barney and Jar Jar Binks of Star Wars fame.

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  20. Weird dinosaur discovery in MongoliaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    ... dinosaurs looked like. Deinocheirus mirificus, which means "unusual horrible hand" in Latin, was a bipedal dinosaur with a hump-back and a big belly that stood almost as tall as the Tyrannosaurus rex . The fossils were described in a study in the ...

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