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fossil amber
2014-10-23 05:23:12

An international team of paleontologists has been analyzing amber from the Late Cretaceous, but instead of using their findings to revive Tyrannosaurus Rex, the team is trying to gather information about the ecosystem that dinosaurs lived in during their time on Earth.

2014-10-20 23:01:39

Ryan McKellar’s research sounds like it was plucked from Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons.

2014-07-01 08:26:25

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER A LANDMARK COLLECTION OF UNFORGETTABLE FILMS FROM THE MOST INFLUENTIAL FILMMAKER OF OUR TIME UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight

2014-04-16 23:12:09

Tippett Studio re-joins forces with TED director Seth MacFarlane to create eye-popping visual effects for COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) April

Blood-Filled Mosquito Fossil Discovered By Researchers
2013-10-15 04:22:38

Researchers report that they have found a fossilized mosquito specimen that was still blood-engorged from its last meal – a discovery that is detailed in the latest edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Next Generation Sequencing Reveals Absence Of DNA In Sub-fossilized Insects
2013-09-12 10:48:12

Research just published in the journal PLOS ONE by a team of researchers from the Faculty of Life Sciences at The University of Manchester can now confirm that the existence of DNA in amber fossils is highly unlikely

2013-07-14 23:02:05

Famed California effects and creature design studio offering animated creature clips for use in iOS, Mac and Windows PC app. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2013


Latest Jurassic Park Reference Libraries

John R. “Jack” Horner
2013-10-14 13:35:47

John R. “Jack” Horner (born June 15, 1946) is an American paleontologist known for his research on dinosaur growth, and for discovering evidence that some dinosaurs nested and cared for their young.  He is perhaps the most famous paleontologist due to his role as technical advisor for all three Jurassic Park films, and his providing inspiration for Dr. Alan Grant, the film's lead character. He also advised on the FOX television show Terra Nova. Horner was born and raised in the small...

66_692df86aef415294106c317a26114aa4
2009-08-20 12:48:29

Dilophosaurus, meaning "two-crested lizard", was a theropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period (Pliensbachian stage). It was first described 1954, but it did not recieve its current genus name until years later. It is one of the earliest known theropods, and one of the least understood as well. It was discovered by Sam Welles in the summer of 1942 and brought to Berkeley for cleaning and mounting. It was given the name Megalosaurus wetherilli. Welles returned to the dig site about ten...

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