Latest Richard Owen Stories

2015-03-01 13:05:52

Without this forgotten scientist, we wouldn't have the Jurassic Park movies. Where would humanity be?

2009-01-27 18:02:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- What's your Net Promoter Score? This key customer loyalty measure can help you identify and close gaps in your customer strategy so that you can start turning your most-valued customers into brand advocates.

2008-06-29 06:02:19

By Price, Gilbert Analysis of thousands of Diprotodon fossils has resolved the debate about how many species of this ancient giant wombat existed - and uncovered some clues to their behaviour. Imagine you could travel back in time to a period not more than 100,000 years ago.

2006-03-20 17:38:50

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday threw out the 2004 obstruction and witness tampering conviction of former star investment banker Frank Quattrone and granted him a new trial. Citing erroneous jury instructions by U.S.

2005-12-08 08:15:00

Richard Owen stands outside his old shack overlooking the mouth of the Murray River and laments the decline of Australia's greatest waterway.

Latest Richard Owen Reference Libraries

2012-01-11 16:16:53

Iguanodon, meaning “Iguana tooth,” is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur known from the Kimmeridgian age of the Late Jurassic Period to the Cenomanian age of the Late Cretaceous Period. It lived in Asia, Europe and North America. Research in the early 2000s suggests however that only one species, I. bernissartensis, is well-substantiated, and lived during the Early Cretaceous Period in Europe. It was first discovered in 1822 and described three years later by English geologist Gideon...

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