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T Rex Bigger Than Previously Thought
2011-10-13 13:21:31

Researchers said on Wednesday that the Tyrannosaurus rex grew faster and weighed more than previously thought.

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2011-09-20 11:01:42

A graduate student from Montana State University is part of a team of researchers that revealed a new species of raptorial dinosaur to the public on Monday, the first definitive troodontid theropod discovered from the Late Cretaceous Period of North America in more than 75 years.

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2009-09-29 13:30:00

Sue, the world’s most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen, may have been killed by a disease transmitted by parasites, rather than through a bloody battle.

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2009-01-25 15:03:38

Officials from the Seattle Science Center paid millions to show the fossil remains of one of the earliest known human ancestors, but the exhibit failed to produce the expected returns.

2008-08-27 21:00:31

By Molly Collins dupageneighbor@@dailyherald.com As this winter drags on, it is hard to picture the Chicago area without any snow, but 300 million years ago that was the case. Illinois actually used to be a wetland located near the equator.

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2008-05-07 10:35:28

Digital medical imaging and information technology from Carestream Health, Inc., is playing a key role in helping The Field Museum of Chicago discover and analyze secrets hidden within its world-class collections.

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2007-03-12 09:45:00

A new exhibit called "The Ancient Americas" shows that the Western Hemisphere was home to hundreds of diverse societies established long before European explorers arrived in the late 15th and early 16th centuries.

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2006-11-29 08:15:30

What do a T-Rex skull, two stuffed elephants and a meteorite from Australia have in common? They are among the more than 20 popular exhibits included in an adopt-an-artifact program begun this month by Chicago's Field Museum.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.