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Fossils Highlight Rapid Brain Growth In Dinosaurs
2013-05-21 08:31:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by the University of Bristol´s Stephan Lautenschlager, a postgraduate Geology researcher, has demonstrated how the brain and inner ear developed rapidly in young dinosaurs. Lautenschlager collaborated with Tom Hübner from the Niedersächsische Landesmuseum in Hannover, Germany“¯to pick the brains of 150-million-year-old dinosaurs. They studied two different fossils of the...


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Tenontosaurus
2013-01-29 09:53:30

Image Caption: Head of Tenontosaurus, Institut de paléontologie humaine, Paris, France. Credit: Rémih/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) Tenontosaurus, meaning “sinew lizard”, is a genus of medium to large sized ornithopod dinosaur. The genus is known from the late Aptian to Albian ages of the middle Cretaceious period sediments of western North America, dating roughly between 115 to 108 million years ago. It was formerly thought to be a ‘hypsilophodont’, but since Hypsilophodontia is no...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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