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2014-02-18 12:27:37

Innovative Technology Allows for Imaginative, Inspired Learning NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced Switch & Go Dinos® Turbo, an expansion of its popular line of award-winning toys. Loved by both parents and kids alike, Switch & Go Dinos combine two children's classics - dinosaurs and vehicles - with a cool...

2013-01-03 08:21:36

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") announced today that it recently closed a new portfolio investment totaling $8.9 million of invested capital in Hydro Ex Acquisition, LLC, the parent company of Texas ReExcavation, LC ("T-Rex"). Main Street's investment consists of $6.0 million in second lien, secured term debt and a $2.9 million direct equity investment. Founded in 2001, T-Rex is headquartered in Houston, Texas and has three...

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2011-04-01 08:00:00

A gigantic theropod dinosaur measuring 11 meters long (36 feet), four meters tall (13 feet) and weighing in at six tons has been discovered in eastern China. Scientists named this new dinosaur Zhuchengtyrannus magnus, which means the "Tyrant from Zhucheng," since the bones were found in the city of Zhucheng in eastern China's Shandong Province. The quarry in Shandong Province, where the fossils were discovered, has one of the largest concentrations of dinosaur bones in the world. This is...

2011-03-14 16:00:00

HOUSTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T-Rex Engineering & Construction, L.C. (T-Rex) announces the recent asset acquisition from Delcor USA, Inc. This significantly expands T-Rex's fabrication capabilities for the offshore oil & gas industry. "This facility, which is located on Carpenter's Bayou near the Houston Ship Channel, gives T-Rex the ability to build large structures, both topside and subsea, required for any project, in any water depth," said Gary A. Sidwell, President...

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2011-01-26 09:05:00

A new chapter in the dispute over the Tyrannosaurus rex's eating habits was written on Wednesday, as scientists with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) published a new study they say confirms that it was, in fact, a hunter and not a scavenger. Their findings, which were published Wednesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, "end a long-running debate about the hunting behavior of this awesome predator," officials from the ZSL said in a press release on Tuesday. While...

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2010-11-15 15:32:45

Tyrannosaurus rex was far from a plodding Cretaceous era scavenger whose long tail only served to counterbalance the up-front weight of its freakishly big head. T. rex's athleticism (and its rear end) has been given a makeover by University of Alberta graduate student Scott Persons. His extensive research shows that powerful tail muscles made the giant carnivore one of the fastest moving hunters of its time. As Persons says, "contrary to earlier theories, T. rex had more than just junk in its...

2009-01-07 05:00:00

MONTREAL, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ - With over a dozen employees, Campagna Motors is now settled into its new 24,000-ft2 facilities, set up to meet the demand that just keeps coming despite rough economic times. Indeed, since September 2008, the company has produced more than 30 T-REX units. Campagna now has seven new dealers in the United States and has just signed a deal in Japan with a network of 16 dealers. Negotiations are also underway for the European and Middle Eastern markets. "Our...

2008-10-12 00:00:23

By John Woodhouse; what you should - and shouldn't - be adding to your collection Marc Bolan - The Celebration Concert (DVD) SIXTY years since his birth and 30 since his death, 2007 was a poignant anniversary for fans of Marc Bolan, the ultimate glam-rock idol. Those closest to the star held the triumphant Celebration Concert at Shepherd's Bush Empire featuring hits such as Jeepster, Ride A White Swan, and 20th Century Boy performed by the likes of Marc Almond, Clem Burke and Dr Robert...

2008-09-13 03:00:11

By Perkins, Sid New study questions analyses of T. rex remains Three years ago, a team of scientists rocked the paleontology world by reporting the recovery of flexible tissue resembling blood vessels from a 68- million-year-old dinosaur fossil. Now, another group suggests that such pliable material could be something more mundane: a modern-day film of bacterial slime. The techniques used to assess such pliable materials are new to paleontologists, comments Matthew T. Carrano of the...

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2007-12-03 08:20:00

WASHINGTON -- One of the most complete dinosaur mummies ever found is revealing secrets locked away for millions of years, bringing researchers as close as they will ever get to touching a live dino. The fossilized duckbilled hadrosaur is so well preserved that scientists have been able to calculate its muscle mass and learn that it was more muscular than thought, probably giving it the ability to outrun predators such as T. rex. While they call it a mummy, the dinosaur is not really...