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T. rex tooth went into space on Orion capsule test + other news



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

A number of recent news and blog items:


T. rex tooth from Colorado gets ride into space on Orion space capsule (video)



http://www.9news.com/story/news/weird/2014/12/18/t-rex-tooth-found-in-colorado-travels-to-space/20613879/


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Tyrannosaurus rex (Tristan) jaw gets hospital CT scan for pathologies
in Pennsylvania


http://www.dailyitem.com/news/local-pupils-among-first-in-world-to-touch-nearly-complete/article_795811a0-866f-11e4-8a1b-a7e57629560e.html



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Nizar Ibrahim named 2015 TED fellow, the first paleontologist in the
history of the program



http://sciencelife.uchospitals.edu/2014/12/19/nizar-ibrahim-named-2015-ted-fellow/

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Taking apart the Smithsonian Diplodocus


http://nmnh.typepad.com/smithsonian_fossils/2014/12/taking-the-fossil-halls-apart-diploducus.html

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Assembling the British Natural History Museum Stegosaurus

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/natureplus/blogs/behind-the-scenes/2014/12/17/specimen-of-the-month-14-our-new-stegosaurus?fromGateway=true#jive-body


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The birth of birds from dinosaurs makes Top 10 breakthroughs of the
year for Science magazine

"It took a lot to turn lumbering cousins of Tyrannosaurus rex into
agile hummingbirds and graceful swans. This year, evolutionary
biologists figured out the mode and tempo of this spectacular
evolutionary transition."

http://news.sciencemag.org/scientific-community/2014/12/breakthrough-year-top-10-scientific-achievements-2014?rss=1


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Ichthyosaur fossil found on beach in Wales

http://www.penarthtimes.co.uk/news/11679314.Fossil_hunter_discovers_7ft_ichthyosaur_skeleton_near_Penarth_beach/


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Hupehsuchians

http://blogs.plos.org/paleo/2014/12/18/2014-year-hupehsuchia/


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Steve Brusatte on Pinocchio Rex (radio interview)

http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/audio/20160527/introducing-pinocchio-rex

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Michael Benton on mass extinctions on Naked Scientists


http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/podcasts/naked-scientists/show/20141216/

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Dinosaur eggs found on comet

OK, not quite like some old News of the World hoax, but worth
mentioning as a new scientific term--'dinosaur eggs' for spherules
that may show how comets formed


http://news.sciencemag.org/space/2014/12/dinosaur-eggs-spotted-rosetta-s-comet

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Toronto Raptor's change logo to basketball ripped by raptor claws


http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/dinosaur+Toronto+Raptors+unveil+sleek+logo+short+video/10667462/story.html

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Crocodile on Australian beach devours turtle caracass



http://www.express.co.uk/news/nature/547854/Crocodile-Attack-Turtle-Slow-Motion-Pictures-Jaws-Shell-Destroy