American Museum of Natural History

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Name: American Museum of Natural History
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Over half of the animals on earth have vanished

If you were one of the lucky people born before 1970, you witnessed a world filled with animals. The generations since have seen a rapidly declining animal population. According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), half of the animals in the world have disappeared ... [Published Examiner.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Giant Red Leech Slurps Down 70cm Blue Worm

Footage of a giant red leech swallowing a 70cm long blue worm is causing waves of wonder (and presumably disgust) across the world.Shot as part of the forthcoming BBC2 series Wonders of the Monsoon , the clip reveals a predator so newly discovered it ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

New Ways of Finding Gravitational Waves Discovered

One of the grander aspects of the General Theory of Relativity is that spacetime can be warped by objects and events. At the time, this was an unbelievable concept, but thanks to many experiments over the decades, we know it to be true and seek out some ... [Published Overclockers Club - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Galapagos Conservancy Announces Iconic Galapagos Giant Tortoise Lonesome George at the American Museum of Natural History

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– Galapagos Conservancy announces that a panel presentation was hosted by the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on September 18, 2014 to launch an exhibit honoring Lonesome George, ... [Published World-Wire - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lonesome George, the Last Tortoise of His Kind, Is on Posthumous Display in NYC

Driven to extinction by overhunting, the world's last Pinta Island tortoise is now a taxidermy display at New York's American Museum of Natural History ... [Published Smithsonian Magazine - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Burst Of Evolution As Birds Took Wing

Birds evolved slowly from cousins of Tyrannosaurus rex, before taking off in a burst of diversity 150 million years ago (Ma), say scientists.The latest analysis of the fossil record shows that many of the most bird-like characteristics − such as beaks, ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Language evolved quickly.

The ants are famed for chemical communication in the form of pheromones, but individual action is rare in the ant armies. Humans are uniquely equipped to take strategy, tactical planning and destruction to new levels! ant.com image ; Credit: © Shutt ... [Published Earthtimes.org - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Sign in to read: The woman who saved Mongolia's stolen dinosaurs - opinion - 23 September 2014

You were trained in public policy. What got you interested in dinosaurs?In 2006 I was driving in the Mongolian countryside with my family. I stopped to take a photograph of camels in the sunshine, and talked with tourists who were also taking pictures. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 5 reports

Giant Galapagos tortoise preserved

Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History in New York have been working with taxidermy experts to preserve Lonesome George, the last Pinta giant tortoise who died in 2012 in the Galapagos Islands.''George'' was the last documented member of ... [Published BBC - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

How to Pull Off the Most Complex Taxidermy of All Time

Yesterday the American Museum of Natural History[1] took the wraps off its newest main attraction: Lonesome George. Lonesome George, the world-famous giant tortoise native to the Galapagos. He passed on in 2012 of natural causes. This set in motion the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 3 reports

Mammals originated at least 208 mn years ago

Washington, Sep 11Paleontologists have affirmed the idea that mammals, an extremely diverse group that includes egg-laying monotremes, originated at least 208 million years ago, much earlier than some previous works of research suggest.This was confirmed ... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Bloomberg offers digital funding for 6 museums

NEW YORK (AP) - Bloomberg Philanthropies says it's expanding its funding for cultural institutions' digital projects to help increase visitors' access to their resources. The nonprofit says it is committing $17 million to six museums. In New York ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 09 2014]

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Galapagos Conservancy Announces Iconic Galapago... [Published World-Wire - Sep 26 2014]
WASHINGTON, DC, September 25, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– Galapagos Conservancy announces that a panel presentation was hosted by the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on September 18, 2014 to launch an exhibit honoring Lonesome George, ...
[tt] NS 2987: The woman who saved Mongolia's st... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 26 2014]
NS 2987: The woman who saved Mongolia's stolen dinosaurs http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329870.200-the-woman-who-saved-mongolias-stolen-dinosaurs.html * 23 September 2014 by Jeff HechtOyungerel Tsedevdamba is minister of culture, sports and tourism ...
VIDEO: Giant Galapagos tortoise preserved [Published BBC News Video - Science and Environment - Sep 23 2014]
Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History and taxidermy experts have preserved Lonesome George, the last Pinta giant tortoise, who died in 2012 in the Galapagos Islands. ...
Scientists unveil ‘bizarre’ 15-metre, shark-eat... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 11 2014]
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisUniversity of Chicago Paleontologists Paul C. Sereno uses his smartphone to take a picture of the life-size model of the Spinosaurus. Scientists peeking millions of years into the past have uncovered a giant creature ...
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