LIZARD FOSSIL HELPS EXPLAIN HOW DINOSAURS GOT SO BIG

By | October 10, 2017

Glossary

acquired trait: A phenotypic characteristic, acquired during growth and development, that is not genetically based and therefore cannot be passed on to the next generation (for example, the large
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Strange Science: Dinosaurs and Dragons

Despised in the West and revered in the East, dragons have a long history in human mythology. How did the myth start? No one knows the exact answer, but some myths may have been inspired by living reptiles, and some "dragon" bones probably belonged to animals long extinct — in some cases dinosaurs, in others, fossil mammals.
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The Fossil Record – Naturalism and The Theory of Evolution

Many "emphasize" the point that, "The living coelacanth is not a living fossil in the very strict sense that members of the species L. chaumnae itself have never been found as a fossil. In fact, no other species assignable to the Genus Latimeria has been found as a fossil either. Latimeria and the Cretaceous fossil Genus Macropoma are quite closely related, and we could possibly include them
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Energy and the Human Journey: Where We Have Been; Where We

Significant Energy E vents in Earth’s and Life’s History as of 2014. Energy Event . Timeframe. Significance. Nuclear fusion begins in the Sun. c. 4.6 billion years ago (“bya”) Provides the power for all of Earth’s geophysical, geochemical, and ecological systems, with …
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Technology and Science News – ABC News

Get the latest science news and technology news, read tech reviews and more at ABC News.
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Free for All | "Once you learn to read, you will be

And a very happy Free-For-All Birthday to American novelist, essayist, and poet, Willa Cather! Via Academy of American Poets. Willa Cather was born in Virginia on December 7, 1873.
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16 Prehistoric Creatures You’ll See In Jurassic World

The sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World ups the ante with a huge roster of dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and marine reptiles. While some are familiar favorites (see: T. rex), others have never been seen in
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Bowser – Super Mario Wiki, the Mario encyclopedia

Bowser was created by Shigeru Miyamoto as the villain of Super Mario Bros. Miyamoto stated that they considered naming him either Kuppa (국밥), Yukke (육회), or Bibinba (비빔밥), which are all Korean dishes as they are known in Japanese. In the end, "Kuppa" was chosen.For the later North American release of the game, which also introduced the anglicized spelling Koopa, the character was
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Gates of Vienna

As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from Unzensuriert.at:
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