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Fossilized Skin Pigments Show Ancient Sea Monsters' Color

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January 9, 2014
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Researchers in Sweden have learned some sea-dwelling dinosaurs had all-black skin pigmentation.


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New Angle on 'Sea Monsters' at Georgia Aquarium

New Angle on 'Sea Monsters' at Georgia Aquarium

AP (Sep. 27, 2013) The Georgia Aquarium is giving visitors the chance to peer inside the bodies of sea creatures. "Sea Monsters Revealed: Aquatic Bodies," includes the preserved bodies with their flesh stripped away to expose muscles, bones and organs underneath. (Sept. 27)
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DNA Tool Brings Life to the Long Dead

DNA Tool Brings Life to the Long Dead

Reuters (May 9, 2013) A new DNA-based research tool developed in Poland, could help forensic specialists identify dead bodies which have either decomposed or been mutilated beyond recognition. The HIrisPlex (pron: Hirisplex) system has already been used to reveal the hair and eye color from ancient human remains, but could be just as useful in modern criminal investigations as well.
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7,000-Year-Old Bones of European Reveal Dark Skin, Blue Eyes

7,000-Year-Old Bones of European Reveal Dark Skin, Blue Eyes

Newsy (Jan. 27, 2014) According to researchers, this particular ancient man had a combination of African and European genes that led to dark skin and lite eyes.
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Discovery of a Dinosaur Tail in Northern Mexico

Discovery of a Dinosaur Tail in Northern Mexico

AFP (July 24, 2013) A team of paleontologists have discovered the fossilized remains of a 72 million-year-old dinosaur tail in a desert in northern Mexico. It's the first ever found in the country.
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