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Daily Mail
Nowhere was safe during dinosaur extinctionwho could adapt had the odds for success stacked in their favour. Professor Ri
Nowhere was safe during dinosaur extinction
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
who could adapt had the odds for success stacked in their favour. Professor Richard Twitchett, a palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum in London, explained: 'For some reason, around 250 million years ago, a reptile ancestor of this group... Read more
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Evening Standard
Take a theatrical tour around the Trellick Towerwhat someone did hundreds of years ago – this is a very real link to the past.
Take a theatrical tour around the Trellick Tower
Evening Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
what someone did hundreds of years ago – this is a very real link to the past. Book up as much in advance as possible. The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Rd, SW7 5BD, nhm.ac.ukStunning from the outside, a marvel on the inside. It houses some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museums Boss to Appear Before Court Next Weekin three museum branches in the districts of Kicukiro (Presidential Palace Muse
Museums Boss to Appear Before Court Next Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
in three museum branches in the districts of Kicukiro (Presidential Palace Museum), Nyarugenge (Kandt House) and the Natural History Museum in Huye. Nkusi declined to delve further into the details of the charges, saying it would come out... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Dinosaurs to roam Winton canyons againbuilding that will house exhibition, administration and educational spaces aime
Dinosaurs to roam Winton canyons again
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 hours ago
building that will house exhibition, administration and educational spaces aimed at making the museum Australia's leading natural history museum. Even though it's made of bronze, AAOD laboratory coordinator George Sinapius gives the new... Read more
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Daily Mail
There could be school bus-sized MEGASQUID lurking in our oceansfurther research will study dead squids to see just how much their bodies can s
There could be school bus-sized MEGASQUID lurking in our oceans
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
further research will study dead squids to see just how much their bodies can stretch. A specimen of a giant squid at the Natural History Museum. It is believed giant squid eat fish, shrimp, and other squid, and some say suggest could attack small... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did Neanderthals build stone homes?Neanderthals, the only known human inhabitants of Europe at this time,' Profess
Did Neanderthals build stone homes?
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
Neanderthals, the only known human inhabitants of Europe at this time,' Professor Chris Stringer, anthropologist at the Natural History Museum, who was not involved in the research, told MailOnline. Neanderthals lived in Eurasia from around... Read more
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Evening Standard
TalkSPORT's The Two Mikes bring banter to Camden ahead of Edinburgh Fewhat someone did hundreds of years ago – this is a very real link to the past.
TalkSPORT's The Two Mikes bring banter to Camden ahead of Edinburgh Fe
Evening Standard / Posted 20 hours ago
what someone did hundreds of years ago – this is a very real link to the past. Book up as much in advance as possible. The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Rd, SW7 5BD, nhm.ac.ukStunning from the outside, a marvel on the inside. It houses some... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 45 things we love most about Londonold pubs and excellent river walks. 18. Visiting free museums after hours Lond
The 45 things we love most about London
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
old pubs and excellent river walks. 18. Visiting free museums after hours London is blessed with world-class museums – the Natural History Museum, the V&A and the British Museum to name a few – and most of them are free. What’s more, many museums... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Local speller takes in sights, completes bee testhow it came to be, and how words evolved,” Susan Mueller said. “It was a lot of
Local speller takes in sights, completes bee test
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted yesterday
how it came to be, and how words evolved,” Susan Mueller said. “It was a lot of fun.” The family visited the Smithsonian Natural History Museum on Tuesday where they saw “mummies, dinosaurs and Hope diamonds” and the National Zoo, according to... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Outdoor London for the kids: 5 things to try this summerleft off the list. Museums are not normally known for keeping children entertai
Outdoor London for the kids: 5 things to try this summer
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
left off the list. Museums are not normally known for keeping children entertained or for being easy on the pocket, but the Natural History Museum somehow manages to break both these stereotypes. Other free museums that are also worth visiting... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Outdoor London for the kids: 5 things to try this summerleft off the list. Museums are not normally known for keeping children entertai
Outdoor London for the kids: 5 things to try this summer
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
left off the list. Museums are not normally known for keeping children entertained or for being easy on the pocket, but the Natural History Museum somehow manages to break both these stereotypes. Other free museums that are also worth visiting... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Outdoor London for the kids: 5 things to try this summerleft off the list. Museums are not normally known for keeping children entertai
Outdoor London for the kids: 5 things to try this summer
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
left off the list. Museums are not normally known for keeping children entertained or for being easy on the pocket, but the Natural History Museum somehow manages to break both these stereotypes. Other free museums that are also worth visiting... Read more
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PhysOrg
A 100-million-year partnership on the brink of extinctioncrayfish and temnocephalans across eastern Australia, sampled by researchers at
A 100-million-year partnership on the brink of extinction
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
crayfish and temnocephalans across eastern Australia, sampled by researchers at James Cook University, sequenced at the Natural History Museum, London and Queensland Museum, and analysed at the University of Sydney and the University of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Nonprofit Tickets for Kids grows, moves to BlawnoxAve. “We believe that every child should have the chance to see the acrobats o
Nonprofit Tickets for Kids grows, moves to Blawnox
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Ave. “We believe that every child should have the chance to see the acrobats of Cirque du Soleil, dig for fossils in a natural history museum, catch a foul ball or hear the music of a live musical,” said Executive Director Jason Riley. Founded... Read more
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Daily Mail
Neanderthals were born wide and stocky, reveals studya different path of developmental evolution as they emerged in Africa. Profess
Neanderthals were born wide and stocky, reveals study
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
a different path of developmental evolution as they emerged in Africa. Professor Chris Stringer, an anthropologist at the Natural History Museum in London who helped to lead the research, said it is clear Neanderthals and modern humans underwent... Read more
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New University
Mind/Body Blownthe monied spaces of New York’s museums of natural history by organizing with a
Mind/Body Blown
New University / Posted yesterday
the monied spaces of New York’s museums of natural history by organizing with an art collective benignly called The Natural History Museum. This two-year old accredited pop-up museum sets up shop within the walls of established museums... Read more
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The Wanderer
White Sharks in the North Atlantic Marion Natural History Museum presents “” with Dr. Greg Skomal, Senior Marine
White Sharks in the North Atlantic
The Wanderer / Posted 2 days ago
Marion Natural History Museum presents “” with Dr. Greg Skomal, Senior Marine Fisheries Scientist, MA Marine Fisheries. Despite its well-established presence in the North Atlantic,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Weird marine reptile points to rapid evoltion after extinctoin eventsuch a short time throws more light on how evolution runs its course. Professo
Weird marine reptile points to rapid evoltion after extinctoin event
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
such a short time throws more light on how evolution runs its course. Professor Richard Twitchett,a palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum in London who was not involved in the research, told MailOnline: 'The evidence from this new fossil,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Things to do in London this Bank Holiday weekend with the familywhat someone did hundreds of years ago – this is a very real link to the past.
Things to do in London this Bank Holiday weekend with the family
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
what someone did hundreds of years ago – this is a very real link to the past. Book up as much in advance as possible. The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Rd, SW7 5BD, nhm.ac.ukStunning from the outside, a marvel on the inside. It houses some... Read more
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Evening Standard
Walk the line: New works added to sculpture trail for first birthdaywhat someone did hundreds of years ago – this is a very real link to the past.
Walk the line: New works added to sculpture trail for first birthday
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
what someone did hundreds of years ago – this is a very real link to the past. Book up as much in advance as possible. The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Rd, SW7 5BD, nhm.ac.ukStunning from the outside, a marvel on the inside. It houses some... Read more
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redOrbit
Meet Gullzilla: Scientists discover bird with the longest wingspan everhad the greatest wingspan ever documented, according to a new study in the Jour
Meet Gullzilla: Scientists discover bird with the longest wingspan ever
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
had the greatest wingspan ever documented, according to a new study in the Journal of Paleontology. Paleontologists from a natural history museum in Argentina said they had discovered the pelagornithid, or bony-toothed bird, three years after its... Read more
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NBC News
Scientists Want to Bring Back Woolly Mammoths — But Why?cousin of the elephant that walked the Earth thousands of years ago and now exi
Scientists Want to Bring Back Woolly Mammoths — But Why?
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
cousin of the elephant that walked the Earth thousands of years ago and now exists only in our imaginations — and in natural history museum dioramas. Scientists want to bring it back. It sounds outlandish, and, in some respects, it is. But... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KU paleontology students look to crowdfunding for T.rex projectoverall goal of $16,700. The expedition will be led by David Burnham, a paleon
KU paleontology students look to crowdfunding for T.rex project
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
overall goal of $16,700. The expedition will be led by David Burnham, a paleontologist with the Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum at KU. Six paleontology graduate students from KU also are expected to take part in the four-week... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
New coordinator, new events at nature centerbut it would allow me to gain experience working with different flora and fauna
New coordinator, new events at nature center
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
but it would allow me to gain experience working with different flora and fauna. I love learning about new things in the natural world and I was ready to move to a different part of the country to learn about the wildlife there. I am passionate... Read more
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Orange County Register
Put the bears, stuffed birds away when selling your homeall of your designer shoes. Complete with its own washer and dryer. Then there
Put the bears, stuffed birds away when selling your home
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
all of your designer shoes. Complete with its own washer and dryer. Then there’s the back bedroom that was turned into a natural history museum with the mounted heads of 23 varieties of mammals and several whole stuffed birds, including an... Read more
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The Irish Times
Check in: Deals and breaks in Ireland and abroadIntimate tours, zoo keeper talks, live music and great food ensue. See dublinzo
Check in: Deals and breaks in Ireland and abroad
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
Intimate tours, zoo keeper talks, live music and great food ensue. See dublinzoo.ie for tickets and details Beijing Natural History Museum: In 11 galleries of dinosaur bones, aquatic life and interactive animal exhibitions await at one of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Stegosaurus bite strength revealedteam of scientists from Bristol, London, Manchester and University of Birmingha
Stegosaurus bite strength revealed
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
team of scientists from Bristol, London, Manchester and University of Birmingham compared the skull of 'Sophie', the Natural History Museum's new Stegosaurus specimen, with two other dinosaurs, Plateosaurus and Erlikosaurus, which shared... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Los Angeles Expo Line: now you can take the metro to the beachand talking urgently on their mobile phones. The jaunty yellow train runs smoo
Los Angeles Expo Line: now you can take the metro to the beach
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
and talking urgently on their mobile phones. The jaunty yellow train runs smoothly west past the Staples Center, the Natural History Museum and through sprawling residential neighbourhoods while we smugly watch the struggling traffic. Slowly... Read more
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Daily Mail
An octopus plays tug of war with an underwater robotarm then had a few seconds of tug of war over the cable, before both gave up an
An octopus plays tug of war with an underwater robot
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
arm then had a few seconds of tug of war over the cable, before both gave up and let go. An octopus expert from London's Natural History Museum told MailOnline the octopus was not doing anything extraordinary, 'just interacting with the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Giant Stegosaurus had a bite like a SHEEPjaw deforms as it bites (exagerrated 500 times) with red marking high stress an
Giant Stegosaurus had a bite like a SHEEP
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
jaw deforms as it bites (exagerrated 500 times) with red marking high stress and blue low stress Palaeontologists at the Natural History Museum in London compared the skull of a Stegosaurus known as 'Sophie' with those of two other plant-eating... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dippy the Dinosaur’s leaving the Natural History Museum's entrance hall & will go hereDippy the dinosaur’s impending departure from the entrance hall of the Natural
Dippy the Dinosaur’s leaving the Natural History Museum's entrance hall & will go here
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Dippy the dinosaur’s impending departure from the entrance hall of the Natural History Museum sparked outrage among tourists and Londoners alike. But now it has been confirmed that a new cast of the fossilised Diplodocus skeleton will grace the... Read more
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Deseret News
Exhibit highlights Utah contributions to genetic researchyou so special? It turns out Utah families are quite special when it comes to
Exhibit highlights Utah contributions to genetic research
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
you so special? It turns out Utah families are quite special when it comes to genetic research, according to the latest Natural History Museum exhibit. The traveling Smithsonian exhibit "Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code" examines the basics behind... Read more
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Daily Mail
Giant prehistoric bird fossil with 20 ft wingspan found in Antarcticbut would have dwarfed the them with its enormous wingspan of more than 20 feet
Giant prehistoric bird fossil with 20 ft wingspan found in Antarctic
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
but would have dwarfed the them with its enormous wingspan of more than 20 feet (6 metres). Palaeontologists at a natural history museum in Argentina identified the Pelagornithid, or bony-toothed bird, nearly three years after its... Read more
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express
Shock as mysterious dinosaur-like BEAST washes up on beach in Kentof the vertebra which from the photos is impossible to tell. Whatever it was,
Shock as mysterious dinosaur-like BEAST washes up on beach in Kent
express / Posted 7 days ago
of the vertebra which from the photos is impossible to tell. Whatever it was, it has been dead for a long time." A Natural History Museum spokesman added: "It is difficult to identify cetaceans from low-quality photography, but from the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Giant prehistoric bird fossil with largest wingspan ever recorded found in Antarcticabird that lived 50 million years ago in Antarctica and had the largest wingspan
Giant prehistoric bird fossil with largest wingspan ever recorded found in Antarctica
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
bird that lived 50 million years ago in Antarctica and had the largest wingspan ever recorded. Paleontologists at a natural history museum in Argentina said they had identified the pelagornithid, or bony-toothed bird, nearly three years... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Giant bird fossil with 6.4 meter wingspan found in AntarcticaPaleontologists at a natural history museum in Argentina said they had identifi
Giant bird fossil with 6.4 meter wingspan found in Antarctica
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
Paleontologists at a natural history museum in Argentina said they had identified the pelagornithid, or bony-toothed bird, nearly three years after its fossilized bones were first found at an Argentine research base on the Antarctic island of... Read more
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The Huffington Post
New Horned Dinosaur Species Unearthed In Utahof Osteopathic Medicine, told HuffPost in an email. Professional excavators an
New Horned Dinosaur Species Unearthed In Utah
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
of Osteopathic Medicine, told HuffPost in an email. Professional excavators and volunteers from Ohio University and the Natural History Museum of Utah helped the team unearth the horncores and various other skull pieces. The photo below shows... Read more
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Irish Examiner
No lift in National History Museum: ‘I have to leave my son lying on the ground’, says dadHistory Museum: ‘I have to leave my son lying on the ground’, says dad Eoghan
No lift in National History Museum: ‘I have to leave my son lying on the ground’, says dad
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
History Museum: ‘I have to leave my son lying on the ground’, says dad Eoghan Clonan, 13, has to lie on the ground of the Natural History Museum so his father Tom can carry his wheelchair up to the first floor, because there is no lift in this... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fossil bird with 6m wingspan found in Antarcticafossil remains of a 50-million-year-old bird with a six-metre wingspan have bee
Fossil bird with 6m wingspan found in Antarctica
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
fossil remains of a 50-million-year-old bird with a six-metre wingspan have been found in Antarctica. Paleontologists at a natural history museum in Argentina said they had identified the pelagornithid, or bony-toothed bird, nearly three years... Read more
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PhysOrg
Giant prehistoric bird fossils found in Antarcticabird that lived 50 million years ago in Antarctica and had the largest wingspan
Giant prehistoric bird fossils found in Antarctica
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
bird that lived 50 million years ago in Antarctica and had the largest wingspan ever recorded. Paleontologists at a natural history museum in Argentina said they had identified the pelagornithid, or bony-toothed bird, nearly three years... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Women of Vision' shows off work of National Geographic photographersBedrooms" exhibit and wanted to further develop a two-way street connecting the
'Women of Vision' shows off work of National Geographic photographers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Bedrooms" exhibit and wanted to further develop a two-way street connecting the two institutions. Perhaps the lakefront natural history museum simply decided its halls are big enough, its mission statement broad enough, to allow it to paint in a... Read more
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York Daily Record
4 nearby spots to visit for International Museum Dayof the Last Supper, a voodoo alter and a room of serial killer memorabilia. Rea
4 nearby spots to visit for International Museum Day
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
of the Last Supper, a voodoo alter and a room of serial killer memorabilia. Read about the three-legged duck and more. The natural history museum recreated the eco-system of the late Triassic Era for its new dinosaur exhibit, Explore the Past. The... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Travel the Carolinas: At the museums

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State of the art experien

Travel the Carolinas: At the museums
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago

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State of the art experience

The South Carolina State Museum, is a state-of-the-art facility featuring four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, a digital dome planetarium, a... Read more

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PhysOrg
Paleontologists discover new species of horned dinosaur in southern UtahNational Monument, southern Utah. With the help of professional excavators and
Paleontologists discover new species of horned dinosaur in southern Utah
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
National Monument, southern Utah. With the help of professional excavators and volunteers from Ohio University and the Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU), the team unearthed the characteristic horncores and other skull elements over the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Teen chosen for Space Campauthentic astronaut training simulators and activities developed to promote lea
Teen chosen for Space Camp
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
authentic astronaut training simulators and activities developed to promote learning in classrooms. Following the five-day camp, the group would travel to Houston, where they would visit the Houston Space Centre and the Natural Histo... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Police solve mystery of severed foot found in busheshave spent three months consulting a number of scientific experts. Now Dr Heat
Police solve mystery of severed foot found in bushes
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
have spent three months consulting a number of scientific experts. Now Dr Heather Bonney, a forensic anthropologist at the Natural History Museum in London, said she believed the foot had probably been “fixed” or preserved with chemicals, which... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Scientists meet at Ohio State on climate change in Asia’s Tibetan Plateauof the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research in China, and Volker Mosbrugger, d
Scientists meet at Ohio State on climate change in Asia’s Tibetan Plateau
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
of the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research in China, and Volker Mosbrugger, director of the Senckenberg Museum, a natural history museum in Germany. The three agreed that scientists from around the world who study climate and weather in... Read more
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express
Mystery severed foot which sparked police probe turned out to be TEACHING AIDhave spent three months consulting a number of scientific experts. Now Dr Heat
Mystery severed foot which sparked police probe turned out to be TEACHING AID
express / Posted 8 days ago
have spent three months consulting a number of scientific experts. Now Dr Heather Bonney, a forensic anthropologist at the Natural History Museum in London, said she believed the foot had probably been "fixed" or preserved with chemicals, which... Read more
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PC Advisor
Get started with Twitter: All the basicshandy if you are somewhere and tweeting about that place, like if you want to t
Get started with Twitter: All the basics
PC Advisor / Posted 8 days ago
handy if you are somewhere and tweeting about that place, like if you want to tweet a picture of the huge dinosaur at the Natural History Museum. If you’re tweeting from your mobile, the GPS in your phone will help you find locations nearby.... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Protesters Tell Feds: 'Keep It in the Ground' at Utah Oil, Gas Lease Salefor Biological Diversity, Wasatch Rising Tide, Canyon Country Rising Tide, Grea
Protesters Tell Feds: 'Keep It in the Ground' at Utah Oil, Gas Lease Sale
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
for Biological Diversity, Wasatch Rising Tide, Canyon Country Rising Tide, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Fossil Free Natural History Museum of Utah, SLC350 and BreakFree2016.org. Background Some 67 million acres of U.S. public lands are... Read more
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