Topic: Dinosaurs

New Research Revises Conventions for Deciphering Color in Dinosaurs While Suggesting Connection between Color and Physiology

Feb. 12, 2014

New research that revises recently established conventions allowing scientists to decipher color in dinosaurs may also provide a tool for understanding the evolutionary emergence of flight and changes in dinosaur physiology prior to the origin of flight.

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BP Donation Will Help Save Dinosaur Tracks at The University of Texas at Austin

Nov. 15, 2011

Multinational energy company BP PLC has donated $40,000 to the Texas Natural Science Center at The University of Texas at Austin in support of the center's capital campaign to save its one-of-a-kind display of fossilized dinosaur tracks from deterioration.

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Paleontologist Paints Vibrant Picture of Dinosaurs

March 23, 2011

Event: "Dinosaurs in Living Color," a public outreach lecture, presented with a screening of the National Geographic film "Dinomorphosis." Both events are free and open to the public.

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Providing Unique Fossil Dinosaur Tracks A New Home A Priority for University Natural Sciences Center

Feb. 11, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin's Texas Natural Science Center aims to move a set of unique fossilized dinosaur tracks into new exhibit space in the Texas Memorial Museum, saving them from degradation.

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A walk on the wild side

Aug. 30, 2010
A walk on the wild side

When asked why people should visit the Texas Memorial Museum, Dr. Ed Theriot, professor, diatom wrangler and director of the Texas Natural Science Center, said, "Whether they like dinosaurs and fossils or gems and minerals, or are curious about evolution or Texas wildlife, everybody finds a 'wow,' a personal connection."

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