After nearly a week of hoopla in the wake of the Darwinius masillae “Ida” announcement, the History Channel began the process of reeling in cash for its investment, premiering a 2-hour (“with limited commercial interruptions”) documentary entitled The Link.

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UC Berkeley Cal Day Open House 04.18.09

by Eric on April 17, 2009

Cal Day 2009

It’s time for the UC Berkeley annual “Cal Day” open house!
According to the official Cal Day home page: “It’s a day like no other. Spend it in Cal’s classrooms and labs, museums and performance halls, libraries and arenas. Take in all that Berkeley has to offer.”


Canadians keep finding the tiny dinosaurs

by Eric on March 17, 2009

In a report published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Canadian paleontologist have once again identified the fossil remains of what is believed to be the smallest nonavian dinosaur ever discovered in North America.