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Dinosaurs Studied To Test Cope's Rule
2012-11-03 06:05:06

Researchers are testing Cope’s Rule, via some of the latest statistical modeling methods, to see if and how it might have applied to dinosaurs and have found that Edward Cope and his rule were absolutely right. Except when it wasn’t.

2008-10-20 18:00:19

U.S. actress Whoopi Goldberg has agreed to be a guest star on the new 1970s-set cop drama "Life on Mars," ABC said Monday. Goldberg, who won an Oscar for her work in the movie "Ghost," is now the moderator on the TV talk show "The View." She will play Disc Jockey Brother Lovebutter in the Nov.

2008-10-13 06:00:30

By Andrew Eato THERE is something faintly ridiculous about America's insular habit of remaking foreign films and TV programmes, especially when - like Life on Mars, the US version of which has just started on ABC - they were in English in the first place so they don't even need subtitles.

2008-10-09 03:00:26

In America, of course, 16 episodes isn't even an entire season. So obviously, there'll be some busking when it comes to explaining why Sam has become an unwilling time traveler. In the meantime, he must make sense of the culture shock of '70 s mores. Police brutality is a casual pastime.

2008-10-09 00:00:27

By Frazier Moore NEW YORK -- All comfortably familiar by cop-show standards, "Life on Mars" begins with NYPD Detective Sam Tyler nabbing a murder suspect, who then gets a grilling from him at the precinct house.

2008-10-07 06:00:31

By Gary Levin There's a second life for Life on Mars, the BBC drama about a modern-day detective who, after an accident, abruptly finds himself on the beat in 1973. ABC took a quick shine to the show when it premiered in 2006 and began developing an American version with producer David E.

2008-07-28 12:00:46

By KIRSTY WILKIE MOVIE tough guy Harvey Keitel has taken the role of Detective Gene Hunt in the upcoming US remake of Life On Mars. Hunt's character will remain a tough-talking, iron-fisted head of department, though the show is being given a strong New York City feel and a plot shake-up.

2008-07-14 09:00:43

By James Rampton TELEVISION BONEKICKERS Make no bones about it, Life on Mars creators Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharoah have that magic touch.

2008-07-04 00:00:17

LIFE On Mars's Gene Hunt was yesterday named the nation's favourite TV hero. The non-PC policeman in the 1970s-style BBC series topped a poll to find our favourites.

2006-01-23 08:50:00

Biologists have long believed that bigger is better when it comes to body size, since many lineages of animals, from horses to dinosaurs, have evolved into larger species over time.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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