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Deseret News
Area museums help visitors ‘slow down, step back’ into Utah’s early pioneer historyhistory comes from the pioneers themselves,” said Cindy Muir, events and advert
Area museums help visitors ‘slow down, step back’ into Utah’s early pioneer history
Deseret News / Posted an hour ago
history comes from the pioneers themselves,” said Cindy Muir, events and advertising coordinator for the John Hutchings Museum of Natural History in Lehi. “People who traveled this direction, whether they were Mormon or non-Mormon, we can look... Read more
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The Verge
Meet the automated flash fiction writer you never knew you wantedis an unusually poignant way to reflect on the limnal space in resurrection. A
Meet the automated flash fiction writer you never knew you wanted
The Verge / Posted yesterday
is an unusually poignant way to reflect on the limnal space in resurrection. Another standout entry, "Untitled (American Museum of Natural History Review)," reflects on the behavior of crowds of tourists."The crowds are so lifelike, you just want... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Astrophysicist, Wine Lover, Foodie: The Neil deGrasse Tyson You Didn't Knowand lover of food. Some 16 years ago, before I was a journalist and illustrato
Astrophysicist, Wine Lover, Foodie: The Neil deGrasse Tyson You Didn't Know
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
and lover of food. Some 16 years ago, before I was a journalist and illustrator, I worked with Neil at the American Museum of Natural History. He would sometimes carry around a small canvas tote bag. As I recall, the bag would contain one of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Astrophysicist, Wine Lover, Foodie: The Neil deGrasse Tyson You Didn't Knowand lover of food. Some 16 years ago, before I was a journalist and illustrato
Astrophysicist, Wine Lover, Foodie: The Neil deGrasse Tyson You Didn't Know
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
and lover of food. Some 16 years ago, before I was a journalist and illustrator, I worked with Neil at the American Museum of Natural History. He would sometimes carry around a small canvas tote bag. As I recall, the bag would contain one of... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Advocates for historic sites denounce job cutsdepartment oversees 16 museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico His
Advocates for historic sites denounce job cuts
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
department oversees 16 museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. Aside from layoffs, the department is reducing overtime, freezing all... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Advocates for historic sites denounce job cutsdepartment oversees 16 museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico His
Advocates for historic sites denounce job cuts
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
department oversees 16 museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. Aside from layoffs, the department is reducing overtime, freezing all... Read more
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Philly.com
At the Mann Center, a Firebird that soarsEppel). And yet much of the beauty lies in the principles of subtlety. Younge’
At the Mann Center, a Firebird that soars
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Eppel). And yet much of the beauty lies in the principles of subtlety. Younge’s creations may look like escapees from the Museum of Natural History, but they move with great sophistication. The puppets of children seem wrought from pure emotion,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Size does matter: Using the size of fossil marine mammals to estimate primary productivity in ancient oceanspaper, published in Biology Letters by Nicholas D. Pyenson, curator of Fossil M
Size does matter: Using the size of fossil marine mammals to estimate primary productivity in ancient oceans
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
paper, published in Biology Letters by Nicholas D. Pyenson, curator of Fossil Mammals at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and Geerat Vermeij, Distinguished Professor at the University of California Davis, investigated... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Job cuts planned for New Mexico museums, historic sitesdepartment oversees 16 museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico His
Job cuts planned for New Mexico museums, historic sites
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
department oversees 16 museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. Aside from layoffs, the department is reducing overtime, freezing all... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Job cuts planned for New Mexico museums, historic sitesdepartment oversees 16 museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico His
Job cuts planned for New Mexico museums, historic sites
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
department oversees 16 museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. Aside from layoffs, the department is reducing overtime, freezing all... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Ants learnt farming 60 million years ago, man 1000 yearsants and the fungi, instead of just a few selected genes of interest. Co-autho
Ants learnt farming 60 million years ago, man 1000 years
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
ants and the fungi, instead of just a few selected genes of interest. Co-author Ted Schultz of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History said there was plenty more to discover. "Because our genome data from five ants and six fungi are... Read more
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PhysOrg
Professor digitizing every fish species in the worldfrom museum collections are trackable with numbers, and the online database now
Professor digitizing every fish species in the world
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
from museum collections are trackable with numbers, and the online database now houses scans of fish from the UW's Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, the National Academy of Sciences in Philadelphia, Ohio State University, Western... Read more
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PhysOrg
After the age of dinosaurs came the age of ant farmersants and the fungi, instead of just a few selected genes of interest. Co-author
After the age of dinosaurs came the age of ant farmers
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
ants and the fungi, instead of just a few selected genes of interest. Co-author Ted Schultz of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History said there is plenty more to discover. "Because our genome data from five ants and six fungi are... Read more
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NBC News
Why North Carolina Is Facing a 'Perfect Storm' for Shark Attacksthis happen," said George Burgess, director of the International Shark Attack F
Why North Carolina Is Facing a 'Perfect Storm' for Shark Attacks
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
this happen," said George Burgess, director of the International Shark Attack File at the University of Florida's Florida Museum of Natural History. "It's a perfect storm of factors." Both shark attacks this weekend occurred off North Carolina's... Read more
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Boston Globe
White shark photographed eating grey seal near Chathamwebsite. Though the animals can be a risk, they are rare and vulnerable to ove
White shark photographed eating grey seal near Chatham
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
website. Though the animals can be a risk, they are rare and vulnerable to overfishing by humans, according to the Florida Museum of Natural History. Of course they are. But then, you’ll probably double check the water next time you’re at the... Read more
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Mashable
Pat Kiernan saves us from fake news anchors, one blockbuster at a timepremiere is in New York, I'm typically invited. As I remember, I took my family
Pat Kiernan saves us from fake news anchors, one blockbuster at a time
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
premiere is in New York, I'm typically invited. As I remember, I took my family to the Night at the Museum premiere at the Museum of Natural History. How do you typically shoot these? Do they make you a set or do you just use yours?In the case of... Read more
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New Haven Independent
No Vacation For Young Musicianslocations around New Haven: the New Haven Public Library, Yale’s Cross Campus,
No Vacation For Young Musicians
New Haven Independent / Posted 5 days ago
locations around New Haven: the New Haven Public Library, Yale’s Cross Campus, the Yale Art Gallery and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. On Thursday, one quartet and five ensembles performed on Cross Campus, to an audience made up of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Explore plant life at Ellwood House MuseumThis is an hour-long program that is appropriate for ages 6 and older. It is pr
Explore plant life at Ellwood House Museum
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
This is an hour-long program that is appropriate for ages 6 and older. It is presented in partnership with the Midwest Museum of Natural History. Participants will learn about local plant life and create a fun craft to take home. The cost of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pokemon Go on National Mall welcome, but considered inappropriate at sacred sitesPennsylvania, captured Pokemon in several museums and memorials on the Mall, in
Pokemon Go on National Mall welcome, but considered inappropriate at sacred sites
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Pennsylvania, captured Pokemon in several museums and memorials on the Mall, including the National Archives, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History and even the National World War II Memorial. “[We play]... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Another side of Lynn Goldsmith at the Art Base Annexso on. The scenic details in these pieces are an imaginative grab bag — monkeys
Another side of Lynn Goldsmith at the Art Base Annex
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
so on. The scenic details in these pieces are an imaginative grab bag — monkeys in one background were photographed in the Museum of Natural History, for instance, and gargoyles in another were shot in the backyard at Hunter Thompson’s Owl Farm in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Cruz teachers make big finds in Florida paleontology exchange programpart of an enrichment program that partners teachers from around the country wi
Santa Cruz teachers make big finds in Florida paleontology exchange program
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
part of an enrichment program that partners teachers from around the country with the University of Florida and Florida Museum of Natural History, where the uncovered fossils will be catalogued and stored. The three-year National Science... Read more
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The News-Herald
Museums and libraries offer learning opportunities in Northeast Ohiofollowers will enjoy changing exhibits in eight galleries, focused on fashion a
Museums and libraries offer learning opportunities in Northeast Ohio
The News-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
followers will enjoy changing exhibits in eight galleries, focused on fashion and decorative arts. Cleveland Museum of Natural History The museum aims to make science relatable, with a mission of inspiring visitors “through science... Read more
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Daily Mail
Turtle shells may have evolved for digging rather than for protectionribs (artist's impression) Speaking to Science News, Hans Sues, a paleontologi
Turtle shells may have evolved for digging rather than for protection
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
ribs (artist's impression) Speaking to Science News, Hans Sues, a paleontologist at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, said: 'It’s a very plausible idea, although many other animals burrow but don’t have these... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Where Did Agriculture Begin? Oh Boy, It's Complicateddiscoveries in one part of the Mideast – the Southern Levant, says Melinda Zede
Where Did Agriculture Begin? Oh Boy, It's Complicated
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
discoveries in one part of the Mideast – the Southern Levant, says Melinda Zeder, an archaeologist at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, who wasn't involved in the study. But more recent excavations have shown that there was an... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MUSEUMSplants, from ancient remains found in archaeological excavations to the tools a
MUSEUMS
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
plants, from ancient remains found in archaeological excavations to the tools and implements used in early agriculture. Museum of Natural History Ethnographical exhibits on the ground floor depict life in an Egyptian village. Models of... Read more
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The Scientist
Another Dinosaur with Short Arms DiscoveredT. rex’s earliest ancestors had arms that were actually long, study coauthor Pe
Another Dinosaur with Short Arms Discovered
The Scientist / Posted 9 days ago
T. rex’s earliest ancestors had arms that were actually long, study coauthor Peter Makovicky, a paleontologist at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, told The New York Times. But for some reason, T. rex evolved to have stubby arms.... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum offers beach walks in Fort Myers and Sanibelbiology and fisheries from the University of Miami. He did postdoctoral studies
The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum offers beach walks in Fort Myers and Sanibel
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 9 days ago
biology and fisheries from the University of Miami. He did postdoctoral studies at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, he holds honorary faculty positions at the University of Miami and Florida Gulf Coast University,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Digs uncover buildings in Cyprus' 11,000-old villageAdvanced Studies in the Social Sciences and Jean-Denis Vigne from France's Nati
Digs uncover buildings in Cyprus' 11,000-old village
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences and Jean-Denis Vigne from France's National Center for Scientific Research-National Museum of Natural History found most buildings had built-in fireplaces as well as a 30- to 50-kilogram (66- to 110-pound)... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Correction: Cyprus-Oldest Village storyAdvanced Studies in the Social Sciences and Jean-Denis Vigne from France's Nati
Correction: Cyprus-Oldest Village story
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences and Jean-Denis Vigne from France's National Center for Scientific Research-National Museum of Natural History found most buildings had built-in fireplaces as well as a 30- to 50-kilogram (66- to 110-pound)... Read more
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International Business Times
Jaws was 40 years ago — why do humans still seek revenge for shark attacks? in its grasp. Just to be clear, Jaws wasn't a documentary. George Burgess, pr
Jaws was 40 years ago — why do humans still seek revenge for shark attacks?
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
in its grasp. Just to be clear, Jaws wasn't a documentary. George Burgess, program director for shark research at Florida Museum of Natural History, has spoken about how "there was a collective testosterone rush that went though the US in the... Read more
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York Daily Record
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Reconstruction of the curse-bearing dinosaur's skeleton. The white bones are those they actually... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Scientists find new dinosaur - and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new dinosaur - and a curse
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Scientists find new dinosaur - and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new dinosaur - and a curse
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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First Coast News
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
First Coast News / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a cursehypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of
Scientists find new two-fingered dinosaur -- and a curse
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
hypotheses about why arm reduction may have occurred,” says Matthew Carrano of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Gualicho is not only a separate example but also a weird one. Some of its body parts, such as its... Read more
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