DINO> Dinosaur Big Foot * Impacts and Lava * Crucial Root * Dinosaur Story Won Literature Prize * DINOSAUR NEWS

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Subject: Dinosaur Big Foot * Impacts and Lava * Crucial Root * Dinosaur Story 
Literature Prize * DINOSAUR NEWS

Welcome to this edition of  DINOSAURNEWS.

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address: http://www.dinosaurnews.org

The headlines: Scientists find evidence for crucial root in the history of
plant evolution "What Kevin does is polish a surface of rock where the
interesting fossils are, etch it in hydrofluoric acid, then put a gel on top"

Extinct reptile species lived on in Australia An ancient hippo-like
reptile, extinct elsewhere, existed in Australia for another 110 million
years ? alongside the dinosaurs that wiped them out in other places,
palaeontologists have found

Strange But True: Dinosaur Story Won Literature Prize Augusto Monterroso,
who has died aged 81, wrote the shortest story in the history of
literature  Impacts, lava may have joined to kill dinosaurs Researchers at
University College London are suggesting that the Indian lava flows are
the impact site of an earlier, larger meteor, and that evidence of the
impact was submerged by upwelling lava

Feature Publication  "James Lawrence Powell's book is a scientific
detective story that meticulously,exhaustively,and painstakingly lays out
his case for why he thinks the dinosaurs got wiped out by a meteorite
impact. And Powell makes his case by combining such disciplines as
geology, paleontology, chemistry, ecology, astronomy, and biology"   Click
on this link:   Night Comes to the Cretaceous : Dinosaur Extinction and
the Transformation of Modern Geology

Fossil expert out at MNA Now, the museum is eliminating his department and
laying him off less than a month before it opens a major exhibition
introducing his dinosaur to the public

Inside a Dinosaur Bone The microscopic structure of dinosaur bones is
unique, suggesting that these animals were physiologically unlike birds,
reptiles or mammals

Fredericksburg Dinosaur Had a Big Foot Researchers unveiled a footprint
belonging to what they believe was a 70-foot long dinosaur that lived near
Fredericksburg as many as 115 million years ago

The Rise and Fall of Rudist Reefs During the warm Cretaceous period, when
dinosaurs roamed the continents, oddly shaped mollusks called rudists
dominated the Earth's shallow tropical seas, where they build massive reefs

Leaping dinos! What a show of force The museum smartly steered away from
the Hollywood dinosaur stereotype language and decided to promote the
exhibit as more scientific than theatrical but still make it entertaining

Does you District Internet Use Policy have provisions addressing
disclosure of student personal information on your school site? It should.
Do you know the difference between free speech rights
(including expressing viewpoints that administrators and teachers
may not like) and free speech wrongs (ex: defamation, harassment)
and are able to teach your student? You should.

What is the Mesozoic Garden?
The Mesozoic Garden recreates a primeval river bank as it might have
appeared during the age of the dinosaurs  Tusked fossil sparks
resurrection row With the body of a hippo, the beak of a turtle and the
tusks of a walrus, the long-lost dicynodont would seem hard to mistake

Dinosaur Day/Weekend In Hazddonfield 2003 Location: Haddonfield
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