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New fossil material redefines Azendohsaurus as a peculiar early reptile.
Scientists from the US, Turkey, Switzerland and Iran describe the nest of an uncommon solitary bee.
Conservationists use molecular data and images from space to study imperiled coastal mammals.
New research showing that that mercury levels are higher in some species of tuna could help consumers minimize their consumption of the silvery metal in their sushi and provide a powerful new tool for regulatory organizations.
Organizing functions of bureaucracy were essential to the progressive growth of the world's first states, and may have helped them conquer surrounding areas much earlier than originally thought.
A state's collective organizational structure, procedures and protocols develop hand-in-hand with "predatory" expansion.
Tyrannobdella rex, which means tyrant leech king, is a new species of blood sucker that lives in the remote parts of the Upper Amazon.
Benefit Celebration on May 6th at the American Museum of Natural History NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, ArtsConnection, NYC's most comprehensive arts-in-education organization, is holding its annual benefit at the American Museum of Natural History on May 6, 2010.
Pathogens can now be easily tracked in time and space as they evolve, an advance that could revolutionize both public health and inform national security in the fight against infectious diseases.
The birth of the most massive starsâ€”those ten to a hundred times the mass of the Sunâ€”has posed an astrophysical riddle for decades.
Edwin Harris Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001), known as “Ned” to his friends and colleagues, was a distinguished American Paleontologist. He helped popularize the study of dinosaurs through his prolific research, writings, and 40 years of work as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Colbert was born in Clarinda, Iowa, but moved to Maryville, Missouri during infancy. Like many young children, and most of his predecessors and contemporaries,...
Barnum Brown (February 12, 1873 – February 5, 1963) was an American Paleontologist best known for his contributions to the American Museum of Natural History, and his discovery of the first documented Tyrannosaurus rex remains. Brown was known less as a published paleontologist and more often as an energetic excavator, perhaps the greatest fossil collector of all time. Barnum Brown was born in Carbondale, Kansas, and was named after P.T. Barnum – of traveling circus fame, but no...
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