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Some dinosaur migration was delayed by climate, study shows

Plant-eating dinosaurs probably arrived in the Northern Hemisphere millions of years after their meat-eating cousins, a delay likely caused by climate change, a new study found. A ne...

Massachusetts lawmaker wants to name official state dinosaur

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts state lawmaker is asking for the public's help to select an official state dinosaur. State Rep. Jack Lewis tweeted Monday that he plans on filing the le...

Navajo school, students fight to overcome amid COVID-19

PINON, Arizona (AP) — One student runs 85 feet up a hill every morning, just to get a cellphone signal so he can call in his attendance. Another moved to Phoenix by himself, after his only parent died...

Thai students rally for educational and political reforms

BANGKOK (AP) — Secondary school students in Thailand's capital rallied Saturday for educational and political reforms, defying government threats to crack down with legal action against the country’s ...

'Dueling dinosaurs' fossils donated to North Carolina museum

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The fossil skeletons of two dinosaurs intertwined in what looks like a final death match have been donated to a North Carolina museum. The nonprofit organizatio...

'Magic Tree House' books to be adapted into graphic novels

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Pope Osborne is preparing her million-selling “Magic Tree House” series for a new adventure. She is teaming with playwright Jenny Laird and the illustrators-sist...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 8 The Los Angles Times on the wildfires in California, climate change a...

Taiwan National Museum launches AR dinosaur tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan National Museum launched its latest guided tour service with augmented reality tech Monday (Aug. 3). Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs teamed up with...

Feds to decide if 2 Mississippi turtles need protection

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government says it will decide whether protection is needed for a freshwater turtle found only in Mississippi and a related species found in Mississippi and Louisiana. ...

Fossils reveal dinosaur forerunner smaller than a cellphone

Meet Kongonaphon kely, a pocket sized dinosaur forerunner that was smaller than your cellphone. The creature, which predated dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, was just shy of 4 inche...

Virus stalls work to keep alive a rare rhino subspecies

NANYUKI, Kenya (AP) — It’s not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic. Groundbreaking work to keep a...

Taiwan scientists find clues to how prehistoric birds survived mass extinction

Taiwanese researchers said Thursday (May 7) they have discovered features in the teeth of prehistoric birds that could offer clues to how they survived the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs 66 ...

'Wonderchicken' fossil reveals ancestor of today's birds

New York (AP) — A tiny fossil skull nicknamed “Wonderchicken” is giving scientists a rare glimpse at early ancestors of today's birds. It may be the oldest known fossil from this group. ...

Dad gets 72 years in death of boy found encased in concrete

DENVER (AP) — The father of a 7-year-old boy whose body was found encased in concrete in a storage unit in 2018 was sentenced to 72 years in prison on Friday in his death. Leland Pan...

Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday. ...