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2014/07/28 13:42
2014/07/28 13:42
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A fresh study using up-to-date fossil records and improved analytical tools has helped palaeontologists to build a new narrative of the prehistoric creatures' demise, some 66 million years ago. They...
2014/07/28 13:42
2014/07/28 13:42
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2014/07/28 11:48
2014/07/28 11:48
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In April of 2014, the National Museum of Natural History in Washington closed the doors of its paleontology hall. Gone were the placoderm fish, the Ice Age mammals, the hollow-boned pterodactyls....
2014/07/27 08:31
2014/07/27 08:31
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Publication: The Day Helen Hays, director of the Great Gull Island Project, holds a juvenile common tern July 17 as she leads a tour of the Southold, N.Y., island for a visiting group from...
2014/07/26 21:36
2014/07/26 21:36
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Most ecologists talk about saving the world's wildlife from the animals' perspective, which is a public relations mistake. Humans — one of the most wildly successful species of the Cenozoic era, which...
2014/07/26 20:16
2014/07/26 20:16
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... Dinosaurs were scaly old things, right? Not so much, apparently. AScience study of 150-million-year-old fossils uncovered in Siberia is playing a big role in flipping that perception on its head,...
2014/07/25 11:22
2014/07/25 11:22
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... Women Respond Brilliantly To A Sexist Question With the help of Elizabeth Plank, a senior editor at Mic, we’re changing the tone to check in with women who are doing us all proud. In the spirit of...
2014/07/24 19:58
2014/07/24 19:58
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The city's cultural institutions are gearing up to decide the types of benefits they should provide to those that will hold a municipal ID card once they become available next year. Such benefits are...
2014/07/23 04:05
2014/07/23 04:05
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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced Tuesday. Also scheduled to take part in the series are...
2014/07/22 16:39
2014/07/22 16:39
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Grizzly bears and aboriginal tribes in Canada have lived with each other for thousands of years. But one First Nation tribe, the Heiltsuk of British Columbia, was surprised to discover just how many...
2014/07/21 23:05
2014/07/21 23:05
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Horses, the Ute Tribe believes, were created by Mother Earth and are sacred. That’s why Lara Arrowchis-Ivie was thrilled to help The Natural History Museum of Utah bring to life a Ute-specific piece...
2014/07/21 16:31
2014/07/21 16:31
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A research team led by UNL’s Scott Gardner has identified four new species of Ctenomys, a genus of gopher-like mammal found throughout much of South America. Commonly called tuco-tucos, the burrowing...
2014/07/21 04:58
2014/07/21 04:58
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The Crocker Art Museum and the Sacramento Theatre Company are joining forces to re-create elements from the fantasy movie “Night at the Museum” at a family-oriented event Thursday from 5 to 9...
2014/07/20 14:34
2014/07/20 14:34
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Say it with me now. You know the words. And with those words, beamed back to Earth 45 years ago today (Sunday, July 20), Neil Armstrong stepped off a lunar lander, onto the moons surface and into the...
2014/07/18 15:47
2014/07/18 15:47
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Commonly called tuco-tucos, the burrowing rodents range from 7 to 12 inches long and weigh less than a pound. They demonstrate the broad range of biological diversity in the lowlands and central...
2014/07/17 18:42
2014/07/17 18:42
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Conducted over three years, the study also provides potential early evidence of a declining bear population in the area and links this to the decreasing availability of salmon. The project...
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2014/07/17 15:45
2014/07/17 15:45
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Here's one possible summer menu for polar bears being forced to stay on land due to a lack of reliable sea ice: 60 snow goose egg clutches, 53 goslings, 63 adult geese, 3 caribou calves, and 3 adult...
2014/07/14 15:38
2014/07/14 15:38
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For most of his life, Peter Linderoth has explored the waters in his own backyard -- Long Island Sound. But what about the extreme depths of the world's oceans or what Linderoth calls "one of the last...
2014/07/13 22:04
2014/07/13 22:04
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... On a wall of David Koch’s office at 667 Madison Avenue hangs a photo he likes to show people, a framed image of him at the White House. In the photo, Koch’s tall frame towers over Barbara and...
2014/07/13 21:42
2014/07/13 21:42
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Lyuba and Khroma, who died at ages 1 and 2 months, respectively, are the most complete and best-preserved baby mammoth specimens ever found. Lyuba's full-body CT scan, which used an industrial scanner...
2014/07/13 14:58
2014/07/13 14:58
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McCLELLANVILLE, SC - Clad in snake boots, thick pants and an insect-repellent shirt, Oliver Dominick trampled low-lying brush and strode through tall grass. The boots rode high, almost reaching his...
2014/07/28 13:42
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