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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MASTERSON ONLINE: No place like itaquatic life I’ve seen in my 70 years. Those include the nation’s major natural
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
aquatic life I’ve seen in my 70 years. Those include the nation’s major natural history museums and aquariums, such as the Field Museum in Chicago and the Natural History museums in D.C. and New York. There’s so much to see and do here. For... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Low-Line, Lettuce Entertain You, Field Museum ID DayThe John Williams Show Full Podcast 09.22.17: Today, dictionary.com is busy w
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
The John Williams Show Full Podcast 09.22.17: Today, dictionary.com is busy with requests to define the word, “dotard,” after it was used by Kim Jong Un to describe President Donald Trump. John... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Field Museum Collections Manager Jim Holstein will identify your artifacts tomorrow!2000 file photo shows Sue, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skel
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
2000 file photo shows Sue, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found, on public display at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. company. Turns out The Field Museum's T. rex Sue didn't use those tiny arms very... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Field Museum Set to Host Expanded 'ID Day' Event Saturdaycan have experts check out that fossil found on the bike path or the photo of a
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
can have experts check out that fossil found on the bike path or the photo of a rare bird snapped in the woodlands. The Field Museum has its annual "ID Day" Saturday. A world-renowned scientist will be available to examine clean and dry bones,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Field Museum scientists comment on your specimens on ID Daycan have experts check out that fossil found on the bike path or the photo of a
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
can have experts check out that fossil found on the bike path or the photo of a rare bird snapped in the woodlands. The Field Museum has its annual "ID Day" Saturday. A world-renowned scientist will be available to examine clean and dry bones,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois' vanishing bugs and why it matters to Earthblue butterflies, springtails, stoneflies and a scorpion. Crystal Maier, collec
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
blue butterflies, springtails, stoneflies and a scorpion. Crystal Maier, collections manager for invertebrates at the Field Museum, has most of them. She has 4 million bugs stuck on boards, 12 million more floating in alcohol. She walks the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
U.S. museum given award for returning 22 Inuit bodies dug up 90 years agohave received an award for returning Inuit bodies that had been dug up and take
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
have received an award for returning Inuit bodies that had been dug up and taken for scientific study. Chicago’s Field Museum and the Nunatsiavut government in Labrador have been given the first Cultural Repatriation Award by Inuit... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Second Field Museum price hike in two years OK’d by park boardDOWNTOWN — Field Museum visitors are going to pay a little more to get in next
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
DOWNTOWN — Field Museum visitors are going to pay a little more to get in next year. The Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners approved higher admission fees for the Downtown natural history museum Wednesday. Adult Chicagoans will pay $18... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Sue the Dinosaur’s Discoverer Sue Hendrickson: “I always thought she was not displayed to her best”Bill Simpson, collections manager of fossil vertebrates at Chicago's Field Muse
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
Bill Simpson, collections manager of fossil vertebrates at Chicago's Field Museum, reaches over to dust the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue on display at museum Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in Chicago. The skeleton was being cleaned in... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Student loan advice, displacing the homeless, Sue, the DinosaurThen, John gets your thoughts on the latest development on displacement of “Ten
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
Then, John gets your thoughts on the latest development on displacement of “Tent City.” And, finally, Field Paleontologist and the woman who discovered Sue the Dinosaur, Sue Hendrickson, shares her feelings on the moving of Sue in the Field M... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
First Draft: Mesa County home to early giants of major dinosaur-fossil discoveriesMenke standing with a leg bone of the Brachiosaurus discovered on the Redlands
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Menke standing with a leg bone of the Brachiosaurus discovered on the Redlands near Grand Junction. Photo courtesy of the Field Museum The two-thirds complete skeleton of the Apatosaurus that Elmer Riggs discovered south of Fruita, as it appeared... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Iconic Field Museum Attraction Shows Its Bears' Supportwill kick off their regular season on Sunday, and a local museum has caught a c
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
will kick off their regular season on Sunday, and a local museum has caught a case of Bears fever before the big game. The Field Museum is supporting the Bears ahead of their first game with the Atlanta Falcons in its own unique way, dressing up... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Field Museum dinosaur sports huge Walter Payton jerseyembark on another season beginning Sunday against the Falcons, their No. 1 rept
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
embark on another season beginning Sunday against the Falcons, their No. 1 reptilian fan is getting in the spirit. The Field Museum’s 75-foot Brachiosaurus, who just might have been around to witness their last championship, is currently... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Major 'Saturday Night Live' exhibit opening in Chicagodirector of previous Chicago blockbuster museum shows, “Tutankhamun and the Gol
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
director of previous Chicago blockbuster museum shows, “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,” which ran at the Field Museum in 2006-07 and two Titanic-themed exhibitions that wowed visitors at the Museum of Science and Industry around... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sue’s stepping aside? For a vegan?American totem poles in Stanley Field Hall, Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex has been
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
American totem poles in Stanley Field Hall, Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex has been the brand — and face — of Chicago’s famed Field Museum. But Sue soon will step aside. In her place, the Field Museum is readying a cast of Patagotitan mayorum, a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In world of citizen science, amateurs and enthusiasts make real contributionsuseful to scientists by using people who are not (professionals)." Matt von Ko
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
useful to scientists by using people who are not (professionals)." Matt von Konrat, head of botanical collections at the Field Museum, runs a "Collections Club" where volunteers process specimens and records, transcribe field notebooks and... Read more
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FOX News
Chicago's Field Museum replacing T. rex named SueChicago's Field Museum is making a prehistoric change next year, replacing the
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
Chicago's Field Museum is making a prehistoric change next year, replacing the world’s biggest T. rex, known as Sue, with the largest land mammal on record, Patagotitan mayorum. A fiberglass skeleton of the 122-foot-long plant-eater, which roamed... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Titanic dinosaur coming to Field Museum in ChicagoCHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered, and the museum’s star attraction, a T. rex named Sue, will be moved to her own gallery. The new dinosaur that was discovered in 2014... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Super-detailed maze book shows off Chicago iconsFinish Chicago: Windy City Mazes,” includes depictions of the Lincoln Park Cons
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
Finish Chicago: Windy City Mazes,” includes depictions of the Lincoln Park Conservatory, the Art Institute’s lions and the Field Museum. Matthew Haussler, the artist behind the mazes, has made a name for himself by creating record-breaking and... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Roe Conn Full Show (): Paulina Market prepares for Labor Day, Rep. Kinzinger talks tax reform, and more…chief meat head from Paulina Market Andy the Butcher talks Labor Day grilling,
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
chief meat head from Paulina Market Andy the Butcher talks Labor Day grilling, the Top Five@5 salutes David Bowie, the Field Museum is getting a new giant dinosaur, Ryan Burrow reports from Texas on Hurricane Harvey, and Johhny Depp’s horse... Read more
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Daily Herald
Field Museum in Chicago to become home to new dinosaurFILE - In this May, 12, 2010 file photo, Bill Simpson, collections manager of f
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - In this May, 12, 2010 file photo, Bill Simpson, collections manager of fossil vertebrates at Chicago's Field Museum, reaches over to dust the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue on display at museum. The museum will soon be moving Sue to... Read more
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Daily Mail
New species of crab with star-shaped warts found in Taiwanto climate change are causing...The perfectly preserved 'four legged tank' dino
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
to climate change are causing...The perfectly preserved 'four legged tank' dinosaur used its...Bad news for Sue: Chicago’s Field Museum to overhaul its... Share this article Meanwhile, the underside of the body is dirty white to light brown. The... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Field Museum in Chicago to become home to new dinosaurCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered, and the museum's star attraction, a T. rex named Sue, will be moved to her own gallery. The new dinosaur that was discovered in 2014... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Field Museum in Chicago to become home to new dinosaurCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered, and the museum's star attraction, a T. rex named Sue, will be moved to her own gallery. The new dinosaur that was discovered in 2014... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Field Museum in Chicago to become home to new dinosaurCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of
Greenwich Time / Posted 24 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered, and the museum's star attraction, a T. rex named Sue, will be moved to her own gallery. The new dinosaur that was discovered in 2014... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Field Museum in Chicago to become home to new dinosaurCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered, and the museum's star attraction, a T. rex named Sue, will be moved to her own gallery. The new dinosaur that was discovered in 2014... Read more
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The News-Times
Field Museum in Chicago to become home to new dinosaurCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of
The News-Times / Posted 24 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Field Museum will soon be home to a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered, and the museum's star attraction, a T. rex named Sue, will be moved to her own gallery. The new dinosaur that was discovered in 2014... Read more
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Daily Mail
Famed T. rex 'Sue' getting a makeover at Field Museum in ChicagoBad news for Sue: Chicago's Field Museum to overhaul its famous T. rex exhibit
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Bad news for Sue: Chicago's Field Museum to overhaul its famous T. rex exhibit to give it a bulging BELLY Researchers say the changes reflect our improved knowledge of the species Sue is largest, most complete and best-preserved T. rex ever... Read more
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Daily Mail
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Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
the region. RELATED ARTICLES Samsung takes on Fitbit and Apple with the launch of its...Bad news for Sue: Chicago’s Field Museum to overhaul its...Is AI our best hope for finding alien life? Scientists show... Share this article The... Read more
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NBC Miami
Chicago Museum to Let Visitors Touch the Biggest Dinosaur Ever FoundBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC Miami / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed T. rex, Sue, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Chicago Museum to Let Visitors Touch the Biggest Dinosaur Ever FoundBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed T. rex, Sue, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Chicago Museum to Let Visitors Touch the Biggest Dinosaur Ever FoundBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC Connecticut / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed T. rex, Sue, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Chicago Museum to Let Visitors Touch the Biggest Dinosaur Ever FoundBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed T. rex, Sue, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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NBC New York
Chicago Museum to Let Visitors Touch the Biggest Dinosaur Ever FoundBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC New York / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed T. rex, Sue, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Chicago Museum to Let Visitors Touch the Biggest Dinosaur Ever FoundBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed T. rex, Sue, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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NBC Washington
Chicago Museum to Let Visitors Touch the Biggest Dinosaur Ever FoundBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC Washington / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed T. rex, Sue, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Chicago Museum to Let Visitors Touch the Biggest Dinosaur Ever FoundBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC Bay Area / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed T. rex, Sue, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Field Museum to House Biggest Dinosaur Ever DiscoveredBig changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic m
NBC Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. As the iconic museum prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary, officials announced plans to makeover its famed SUE the T. rex, and to install a touchable cast of the biggest dinosaur... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Move over, Sue. World's largest dinosaur taking center stage at Field MuseumVisitors to the Field Museum early next year will be in for a shock: For the fi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Visitors to the Field Museum early next year will be in for a shock: For the first time in almost two decades, Sue, the museum’s star attraction and the largest and most complete T. rex skeleton ever found, will not be on display in the museum’s... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
New dinosaur exhibit part of changes at Field MuseumChanges are in store for visitors to the Field Museum as Sue the T. rex is bein
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Changes are in store for visitors to the Field Museum as Sue the T. rex is being moved from the main hall to allow for the arrival of a larger dinosaur to be on display. (Alexandra Wimley/Chicago Tribune) / Brandpoint... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Famed T. rex 'Sue' getting a makeover at Field Museum in ChicagoREUTERS: The world's biggest T. rex is getting ready for a cutting-edge makeove
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
REUTERS: The world's biggest T. rex is getting ready for a cutting-edge makeover. The Field Museum in Chicago said on Wednesday it will take down and remount the 40-1/2-foot-long (12.3-meter) Tyrannosaurus nicknamed Sue, perhaps the world's most... Read more
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International Business Times
New giant dinosaur species discovered in Tanzania walked the Earth nearly 100 million years ago titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs," said the research's lead au
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs," said the research's lead author Eric Gorscak, a paleontologist at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. "Shingopana had siblings in South America, whereas other African titanosaurs were... Read more
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Business Standard India
New species of gigantic sauropod dinosaur found in TanzaniaAmerican titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs," said lead study au
Business Standard India / Posted 27 days ago
American titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs," said lead study author Eric Gorscak, a paleontologist at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. "Shingopana had siblings in South America, whereas other African titanosaurs... Read more
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Gulf News
New species of sauropod dinosaur found in TanzaniaAmerican titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs,” said lead study au
Gulf News / Posted 28 days ago
American titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs,” said lead study author Eric Gorscak, a palaeontologist at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.“Shingopana had siblings in South America, whereas other African titanosaurs were... Read more
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The Economic Times
New species of gigantic, long necked dinosaurs foundin several South American titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs," s
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
in several South American titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs," said Eric Gorscak, a paleontologist at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, US. "Shingopana had siblings in South America, whereas other African titanosaurs... Read more
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asianage
Scientists discover 70mn-old titanosaurian dinosaur species in Tanzaniain several South American titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs," s
asianage / Posted 29 days ago
in several South American titanosaurs, but not in other African titanosaurs," said Eric Gorscak, a paleontologist at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, US. "Shingopana had siblings in South America, whereas other African titanosaurs... Read more
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