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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...
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: Artists, Arts, Painting, Museums, Paleontology
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...
Tags: Africa, Flat Feet, Physiology, Science, Arizona State University
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: Science and Technology, Paleontology, China
Two skulls found in the Panama Canal Zone shed new light on the migration history of caimans, southern relatives of the alligator – and also hint that North and South America were much closer together earlier than previously thought. The new study...
In Aberdeen Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: A pottery and ceramics show runs through March 16. 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-...
Tags: Artists, Arts, Painting, Paleontology, Museums
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesIf you thought the Creature from the Black Lagoon was terrifying, check out the new artist renderings of the Helicoprion–a ......
In Aberdeen - Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: 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 Prairie Museum, 21 S. Main St....
Tags: Arts, Paleontology, Museums, Arts and Culture
Tribune reporterResearch and planning are often key factors scientists cite when they make a great discovery. Only rarely does being out of shape play a role. But Field Museum scientist Jim Holstein said being dog-tired after a long day of trekking through a Nevada...
Tags: Geography, Landforms, Science, Ecosystems, Pancakes
As sure as an automobile could not have been built by even the most enterprising Neanderthal, the appearance of humans on Earth could not have occurred without the myriad of developments that began with the birth of the universe, and continued with the...
Tags: Chicago Tribune, Chemical Industry, Science, Ecosystems, Geology
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