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Fossil calibration database + fossil market and museums + more



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

A number of recent news and blog items:

Fossil calibration database

http://news.indiana.edu/releases/iu/2015/02/fossil-calibration-database.shtml

http://news.fullerton.edu/2015wi/parham-fossil-database.asp

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Fossil market impacts science but museums also buy fossils


http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/dinosaurs-for-sale-how-fossil-business-impacts-science-1.2871303

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Eromanga Natural History Museum delayed

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-02-24/outback-qld-dinosaur-museum-plans-delayed/6248050

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Australian fossil site threatened by yacht club expansion

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/worldclass-fossil-site-in-beaumaris-threatened-by-marina-expansion-plans-20150219-13iy0i.html

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More on Richard Owen honored with plaque from Society of Biology


http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-31623397


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Henry the Triceratops donated to Missouri Institute of Natural Science
 along with other fossils


http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2015/02/24/donated-fossils-add-museums-expansion-plans/23937859/

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Dinosaur National Monument quarry map higher-res version

http://svpow.com/2015/02/25/dinosaur-national-monument-quarry-map/

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BBC giant sauropod documentary being filmed in Argentina (in Spanish)

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/diario/el-argentinosaurus-llega-a-la-bbc-6115235-9574-nota.aspx

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Ankylosaur (Tarchia?) excavated in Mongolia by Yoshitsugu Kobayashi
(in Japanese)

http://nationalgeographic.jp/nng/article/20150115/431878/

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Burke Museum Edmontosaurus from Hell Creek Montana to be on display
for Dino Day March 7 in Seattle

http://www.burkemuseum.org/events/browse/dino_day15

Mary Schweitzer talk How Do We Know What We Know About Dinosaurs?
Mar. 6, 2015  from 7 – 8:30 pm University of Washington

http://www.burkemuseum.org/events/browse/molecular_paleontology


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Seven stunning fossils in New Scientist (full text requires subscription)

Six from the Mesozoic...

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26984-stunning-fossils-fish-catches-fishcatching-pterosaur.html

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26971-stunning-fossils-snake-eating-baby-dinosaur.html

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26970-stunning-fossils-big-mama-brooding.html

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26985-stunning-fossils-sauropod-flees-for-its-life.html

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26975-stunning-fossils-mother-giving-birth.html

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22530090.800-stunning-fossils-dinosaur-death-match.html