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2011-07-21 09:15:00

Rare find alters origins and distribution of Terminonaris; first home was Texas and North America — not Europe.

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2011-02-12 07:25:00

3D digital dinosaur track download: A roadmap for saving at-risk natural history resources.

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2009-11-04 10:04:16

Using portable 3D laser technology, scientists have electronically preserved a rare 110 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur footprint that was previously excavated and built into the wall of a bandstand at a Texas courthouse in the 1930s.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.