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Crain's Chicago Business
The new CEO of the Shedd is–surprise!–a science geekin fact, a science geek and went on to build a career that has included roles w
The new CEO of the Shedd is–surprise!–a science geek
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
in fact, a science geek and went on to build a career that has included roles with the National Academy of Sciences and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.Now Coughlin, 44, is the new CEO of the Shedd Aquarium, only the fourth in the aquarium's... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Sunscreen – chemicals that are good for your skina ridiculously huge one. We have fun in the sun, knowing that UV risks come wit
Sunscreen – chemicals that are good for your skin
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
a ridiculously huge one. We have fun in the sun, knowing that UV risks come with rewards. And a few wrinkles. James W. Hagadorn, Ph.D., is a scientist at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Suggestions & comments welcome at jwhagadorn@d... Read more
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redOrbit
Turtle shells didn’t evolve for protection, study claimsthat wasn’t the primary reasons that the reptiles’ bone-based outer casing orig
Turtle shells didn’t evolve for protection, study claims
redOrbit / Posted 9 days ago
that wasn’t the primary reasons that the reptiles’ bone-based outer casing originally evolved, researchers from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science have revealed in a newly-published study. Rather, the broad ribbed proto shell found on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Scientific breakthrough after SA boy finds turtle fossilyears ago in South Africa. (Supplied, Andrey Atuchin) Puzzled scientists Lead
Scientific breakthrough after SA boy finds turtle fossil
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
years ago in South Africa. (Supplied, Andrey Atuchin) Puzzled scientists Lead author for the study, Dr Tyler Lyson of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science said that a shell for protection initially seemed like an obvious answer. "…the earliest... Read more
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International Business Times
Turtles developed shells to burrow underground rather than to protect themselves Turtles may have developed their shells not to protect themselves but rather to
Turtles developed shells to burrow underground rather than to protect themselves
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
Turtles may have developed their shells not to protect themselves but rather to burrow underground, scientists from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have said. Fossils of prehistoric turtles shows they may have spent a lot of time under the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
How the turtle got its shell. No, reallyescape the harsh environment of central South Africa 260 million years ago. US
How the turtle got its shell. No, really
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
escape the harsh environment of central South Africa 260 million years ago. US palaeontologist Tyler Lyson, curator of the Denver Museum of Nature & Natural Science, led the team that examined a Eunotosaurus fossil found by Kobus Snyman on his... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience: Cañon City's own Jurassic Park open for businessdinos are casts Mike found in the field," Reynolds said. The museum is waiting
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience: Cañon City's own Jurassic Park open for business
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
dinos are casts Mike found in the field," Reynolds said. The museum is waiting for a stegosaurus cast to come in from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Reynolds said the cast, dug up by Kessler in the 1930s, is considered to be one of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Here's why turtles evolved shells - newkerala.com #91221the harsh South African environment where these early proto turtles lived," sai
Here's why turtles evolved shells - newkerala.com #91221
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
the harsh South African environment where these early proto turtles lived," said lead author Tyler Lyson, Paleontologist Denver Museum of Nature & Science in Colorado, US. The adaptations related to fossoriality likely facilitated movement of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Why turtles evolved to have shells explainedunderground to escape the harsh South African environment where these early pro
Why turtles evolved to have shells explained
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
underground to escape the harsh South African environment where these early proto turtles lived," said Tyler Lyson from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in the US. The early evolution of the turtle shell had long puzzled scientists. "We... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers discover real reason why turtles have shellsturtles was initially an adaptation, for burrowing underground, not for protect
Researchers discover real reason why turtles have shells
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
turtles was initially an adaptation, for burrowing underground, not for protection. Paleontologist Tyler Lyson from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is among the scientists that helped make this discovery. "Why the turtle shell evolved is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Turtle shells may have evolved for digging rather than for protectioninto the sand, giving the tiny youngsters a major battle to get free after hatc
Turtle shells may have evolved for digging rather than for protection
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
into the sand, giving the tiny youngsters a major battle to get free after hatching Instead, a team of researchers from Denver Museum of Nature and Science, say ancestors of turtles who lived 220 million years ago used the bony protrusions to... Read more
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The Atlantic
Will the Republican Party Recover Among Latino Voters?in 1892 and ignored for almost a century. But by studying the many fossils of t
Will the Republican Party Recover Among Latino Voters?
The Atlantic / Posted 15 days ago
in 1892 and ignored for almost a century. But by studying the many fossils of this enigmatic reptile, Tyler Lyson from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science has devised a fascinating new idea about turtle origins. He thinks that their iconic... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Ice age museum could be advancing, not retreatingis a very unique Snowmass-based story of global appeal,” Rigney said. Almost a
Ice age museum could be advancing, not retreating
Aspen Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
is a very unique Snowmass-based story of global appeal,” Rigney said. Almost all of the finds are currently housed in the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, although there is a temporary exhibition on the Snowmass Mall that features artifacts and... Read more
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Vail Daily
Timberline Tours, Fossil Posse offer Dinosaur Discovery Rafting Adventurelooked for ways to pursue those interests. He soon found himself working as a f
Timberline Tours, Fossil Posse offer Dinosaur Discovery Rafting Adventure
Vail Daily / Posted 27 days ago
looked for ways to pursue those interests. He soon found himself working as a field volunteer alongside scientists from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and National Geographic. As a part of this team, he was on hand for the discoveries of... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Hagadorn: Shaking Coloradoyour heater tip over during a quake. And when the quake hits? Drop, cover, and
Hagadorn: Shaking Colorado
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
your heater tip over during a quake. And when the quake hits? Drop, cover, and hold on. Maybe skip the selfie. James Hagadorn, Ph.D., is a scientist at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Suggestions & comments welcome at jwhagadorn... Read more
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Reuters
Q&A: Cisco's Morgridge family follows life lessons in giving away fortuneand his wife Carrie, 49, head the Morgridge Family Foundation, a Denver-based p
Q&A: Cisco's Morgridge family follows life lessons in giving away fortune
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
and his wife Carrie, 49, head the Morgridge Family Foundation, a Denver-based philanthropy that supports causes like the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and Mile High United Way. Carrie Morgridge did not grow up in a wealthy family, and the... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Kids At Their Best presents HawkQuest raptor programgive these birds a second chance at life," Tofflemoyer said. The next KATB eve
Kids At Their Best presents HawkQuest raptor program
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 29 days ago
give these birds a second chance at life," Tofflemoyer said. The next KATB event planned for this summer is the Great Space Escape, a planetarium exhibit that will be put on by the Denver Museum of Nature and Science at the Wiggins... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Mountain Town News: Will wolves ever yip & growl in Colorado?loss with a fairly easy proof of that loss.” In 2004, a panel of wildlife biol
Mountain Town News: Will wolves ever yip & growl in Colorado?
Summit Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
loss with a fairly easy proof of that loss.” In 2004, a panel of wildlife biologists was assembled for a program at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Included were state and federal biologists, including Ed Bangs, who then headed the... Read more

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