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In Aberdeen Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: Pottery and ceramics show. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 605-626-7081. Dacotah...
Tags: Groton, Weddings, Arts, Museums, Paleontology
Scientists have added two species of ape and monkey to the evolutionary tree, filling in a 10-million-year gap in the fossil record from a period when apes and Old World monkeys diverged. Fossil specimens of jaws and teeth, collected by Ohio...
It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
NEW YORK -- It's bad enough to go from roaming the earth as a fearsome predator to being uprooted and dragged across three continents, but to end up in a basement in Queens? No wonder the Tyrannosaurus bataar was broken up. Literally. But not for...
Dinosaurs may have been wiped out by a mass extinction about 65 million years ago, but an earlier extinction event may have given their predecessors a leg up on the competition, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
Tags: Zambia, Paleontology, South Africa, Tanzania
Microraptor probably was as big as a hawk, had teeth like a crocodile and could spear fish like a kingfisher -- when the diminutive, four-winged dinosaur wasn’t busy plucking squirrel-like animals and other birds from trees. That’s the...
Tags: China, Paleontology
Area residents can try their hand at panning for gold when geologist Jeri Jones leads a fossil-hunting field trip from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 4. The trip is sponsored by Renfrew Institute in partnership with the Franklin County Rock & Mineral...
With long arms, high shoulder blades and powerful fingers, the ancient creatures were built for climbing trees. But they also had long lower limbs, flat feet and a flexible lumbar spine that gave them a distinct evolutionary edge: They could cover long...
They're big, they're furtive, they're weird-looking. You almost certainly wouldn't want to dine on one, since they're endangered and are said to cause digestive distress in people who eat them. But the African coelacanth is extremely useful in at...
Here is our weekly salute to the people, places and organizations that make Northern Michigan a special place to live. Roll out the welcome mat We all know Petoskey is a great town, now the rest of the country knows, too. Our town was profiled in the...
In Aberdeen • Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: Pottery and ceramics show. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 605-626-7081. •...
Tags: Arts, Museums, Fine Artists, Paleontology, Painting
Some of the earliest birds hailing from the age of the dinosaurs may have sported four flying limbs, a team of Chinese researchers says. If so, 11 fossils from the lower Cretaceous period, about 120 million years ago, could represent a missing link in...
Tags: China, Paleontology, Science and Technology
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