American Museum of Natural History

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Name: American Museum of Natural History
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Sharks More Evolved Than Expected

New research indicates that modern sharks are not replicas of their ancient ancestors. In fact, sharks evolved and changed from more than expected over millions of years, according to revolutionary new research.A fossil skull indicates that all jawed ... [Published The Guardian Express - 19 hours ago]
Entities: SKELETON, Vertebrate, Fossil
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sharks More Evolved than Previously Thought

Sharks may not be "living fossils," as was once thought.Researchers say analysis of a 325-million-year-old shark skeleton could "profoundly affect our understanding of evolutionary history."   Using a fossil of the newly discovered Ozarcus mapesae specimen, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senator Reid, character attacks are never the best defense

The possibility that the Democratic Party will lose control of the U.S. Senate in November has put Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in attack mode. Unfortunately, his recent attacks on David and Charles Koch have made him look desperate.Reid’s attacks ... [Published LIHerald.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Scientists Discover 'Model T Ford' of Sharks

Scientists are excited over their discovery of fossil remains of a shark that lived 325 million years ago. The discovery was made in an area that is now known as Arkansas. The scientists collected a series of cartilage arches that supported the shark's ... [Published French Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Jaws, the prequel: Scientists find the 'Model T Ford' of sharks

By Will DunhamWASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) - You've heard of the Model T Ford, the famed early 20th-century automobile that was the forerunner of the modern car. But how about the Model T shark?Scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of the ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

In a New York minute

at 1:49 pmBest apps to help visitors explore the Big Apple in a dayLIFESTYLES EDITORKali bolle(Editor’s Note: Lifestyles editor Kali Bolle recently visited New York City, and shares her insights on how to make the most of a day-long trip to the Big A ... [Published Tullahoma News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

5-Boro Birding

Despite its urban landscape, New York City has many opportunities for bird-watching. Paul Sweet , collection manager in the department of ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History talks about some of the best spots and what to look for during ... [Published WNYC - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Romanian dinosaur bone casts exhibited in New York

An exhibition in New York features cast fragments from possibly the biggest flying dinosaur ever discovered, which were found in Romania.“Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of the Dinosaurs,” currently on at the American Museum of Natural History, includes ... [Published Romania Business Insider - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Where have all the big birds gone? A look at a past giant — the flying reptile pterosaurs

Written by Brian Palmer E-mail the writer Look at the birds outside your window: little feathery things that beg for crumbs and make cute chirpy noises. What if they were 30 feet across and could fold up their wings and walk on all fours? Not so cute ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

New fossil shows ancient spiders had extra eyes

MANCHESTER, England, April 14 (UPI) -- Using advanced infrared imaging technologies, researchers from the American Museum of Natural History and the University of Manchester, in England, were able to see a 305-million-year-old harvestman fossil in remarkable ... [Published UPI - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 3 reports

Daddy Longlegs Aren't Actually Spiders

Pluto isn't a planet, the pterosaur isn't actually a dinosaur and according to new fossil evidence, daddy longlegs aren't real spiders.Like Us on FacebookWhile they have eight legs and move in a way similar to spiders, daddy longlegs are more closely ... [Published Auto World News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 3 reports

Mysterious prehistoric reptiles fly into New York

An international exhibition in New York explores the fascinating world of prehistoric flying reptiles, the pterosaurs who ruled the skies when dinosaurs ruled the earth millions of years ago."Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs," opens today and ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 05 2014]

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In the team's paper, " An Earth-Sized Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Cool Star " which was published in the journal Science on Friday, April 18, 2014, reported that Kepler-186f most likely has a diameter eleven percent larger than...

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OUR OPINION: If big bird returns, get ready to ... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - 8 hours ago]
Overnight News Digest: Science Saturday (Kepler... [Published Daily Kos - 14 hours ago]
Sharks More Evolved Than Expected [Published The Guardian Express - 19 hours ago]
This mission's for the birds [Published TheDay.com - Apr 19 2014]
Researchers create methylation maps of Neandert... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 18 2014]
Sharks More Evolved than Previously Thought [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Senator Reid, character attacks are never the b... [Published LIHerald.com - Apr 18 2014]
Fossils Of Ancient Shark Jaws Tell Scientists A... [Published International Science Times - Apr 17 2014]
Sharks More Evolved than Previously Thought [Published VOA News - Apr 17 2014]
Ancient Shark's Gills Resemble Tuna or Goldfish [Published Auto World News - Apr 17 2014]
Scientists Discover 'Model T Ford' of Sharks [Published French Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
The Evolution Of Jaws Based On A 325M-Year-Old... [Published Red Orbit - Apr 17 2014]
New MRSA Superbug Emerges in Brazil [Published Newswise - Apr 17 2014]
Sharks May Not Be Living Fossils After All [Published Softpedia - Apr 17 2014]
Fossil discovery shows model for evolution of s... [Published Descrier - Apr 17 2014]
Fossil of 325-million-year-old shark-like speci... [Published NetIndia123.com - Apr 17 2014]
New MRSA superbug emerges in Brazil [Published Health Leader - Apr 17 2014]
Ancient shark fossil reveals new insights into ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
LaGuardia CC Student Takes First Place For Rese... [Published Western Queens Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
Jaws, the prequel: Scientists find the 'Model T... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 16 2014]
New Fossil Takes A Bite Out Of Theory That Shar... [Published NPR - Apr 16 2014]
Modern Sharks Aren't So Primitive, Fossil Suggests [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 16 2014]
325-Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveal Jaw Facts Ab... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 16 2014]
In a New York minute [Published Tullahoma News - Apr 16 2014]
Yale Faces New Claims Of Stolen Artifacts [Published New Haven Independent - Apr 16 2014]
Sharks are not 'living fossils' [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 16 2014]
Fossils Suggest Modern Sharks Are More Evolved ... [Published National Geographic - Apr 16 2014]
Modern Sharks Sleeker Than Ancestors [Published Discovery Channel - Apr 16 2014]
Modern Sharks Aren't So Primitive, Ancient Foss... [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 16 2014]
Mastodon Found in White Lake? [Published Spinal Column Online - Apr 16 2014]
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Empire of intentions [Published RedState Blog - Apr 05 2014]
googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display('div-gpt-1613311184-5'); }); Back in 2012, when it become known he had donated $1000 in support of the Proposition 8 gay marriage ban in California four years previously, Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich ...
Mysterious prehistoric reptiles fly into New York [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 05 2014]
An international exhibition in New York explores the fascinating world of prehistoric flying reptiles, the pterosaurs who ruled the skies when dinosaurs ruled the earth millions of years ago."Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs," opens today and ...
Scientists use old photos to recreate Tyrannosa... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 03 2014]
About a 107 million years ago a dinosaur from the family of the Tyrannosaurus Rex stalked or followed a long-necked herbivorous giant along what is now known as the Paluxy Riverbed, near Glen Rose, Texas. At least, that’s what the fossil footprints ...
Fly Like a Giant Prehistoric Lizard With Kinect... [Published Mashable! - Apr 02 2014]
Don't let the silent "p" fool you: Pterosaurs are not dinosaurs. They're not quite birds or bats, either. If anything, they're more like a unique breed of flying reptiles , ranging in width from the size of a sparrow to that of a two-seater ...
Photos: The AMNH Brings The Prehistoric Flying ... [Published Gothamist - Apr 02 2014]
    The American Museum of Natural History is bringing a new flock of dinosaurs to their halls... yes, flock. Their latest installation actually focuses on a close relative to the dinosaur: prehistoric flying reptiles, called pterosaurs . Starting ...
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