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With long arms, high shoulder blades and powerful fingers, the ancient creatures were built for climbing trees. But they also had long lower limbs, flat feet and a flexible lumbar spine that gave them a distinct evolutionary edge: They could cover long...
Tags: Fossils, Paleontology, Science, Africa, Flat Feet
It's dark in the rooms that hold the new exhibition at the Field Museum, dark almost like in the deep ocean where many of the featured "Creatures of Light" live. It's dim enough to get you wondering if you, too, after enough time in an environment...
When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
The blockbuster Steven Spielberg movie "Jurassic Park," being re-released in 3-D on April 5, wouldn't be the same place without paleontologist Jack Horner. In addition to advising the production on scientific matters, Horner provided inspiration for the...
Staff writerWhich Sunday morning show will generate the most headlines? I'm leaning toward NBC's "Meet the Press," which airs at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NRA President Wayne LaPierre discuss gun control with moderator David...
Astronomers have had great success using tools like NASA’s Kepler space telescope to peer into the heavens and find planets outside our solar system, but they haven’t yet been able to describe those worlds in great depth. In large part, that...
Tags: NASA, Science, Science and Technology, Astronomy
Ginseng, one of the most sought-after medicinal herbs in the world, once flourished across much of Maryland. It has nearly vanished now, though, from all but the westernmost counties, prompting officials to ponder banning commercial harvest of the...
Neil Shubin has the wide, happy eyes of a Muppet and the casual, ingratiating prattle of a car salesman. His thick, graying hair lends gravitas. He has written a new book, and on a bitter afternoon in Hyde Park he is explaining to me how he writes....
Several years ago, my daughter, who is now 7, drew a picture of the gym where she was taking gymnastics. My main impression of this gym was that it smelled of dirty socks and that it was a hectic place. But how did my preschooler see it? Her drawing...
WDBJ7 ReporterArchaeologists believe they found a link between primates two million years ago and modern day humans during a dig in South Africa five years ago. A rare cast of the bones are now on display at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville....
FloriDUHAfter Competitors in the 2013 Python Challenge™ had trekked through more than a million-acres of swamps and sawgrass in search of the invasive Burmese python, which can grow to more than 17-feet in length in the wild, the Florida Fish and Wildlife...
After arriving in Washington, D.C., piccolo player Nichole Anderson and some of her band friends decided to get as close to the Capitol Building as they could to get a glimpse of where they will play in the biggest performance of their lives. "It was...
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