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Largest Tyrannosaur Fossil Unearthed In Montana
...ur ever unearthed was found this summer by a field crew
headed by J.Keith Rigby, a University of Notre Dame paleontologist. The fossil, which hasbeen only partially excavated, lies in a vast dinosaur graveyard in northeasternMontana near the Fort Peck Reservoir. According to Rigby, the fossil is ...
Notre Dame Paleontologist Finds Damage Done To T. rex Skull
...g what I can do to repair the damage." Rigby and a crew
of volunteers from the Earthwatch Institute discovered the skeleton this summer in a vast dinosaur graveyard near the Fort Peck Reservoir. The fossil, which was nearly complete, is either a Tyrannosaurus rex or something very much like it. Certain a...
Discovery Channel Returns From Underwater Scientific Expedition Off The Coast Of Cuba
...g up to 3,000 feet below the water's surface. The crew
used the latest in digital cameras to record their...ure of human disease. On Friday, January 2, the crew
of the SEWARD JOHNSON received a surprise visit from Cuban President Fidel Castro. Castro has longb...
STS-89 Will Carry Five Science Payloads From NASA/Marshall
...n May. These two experiments operatewithout direct crew
involvement. Dr. Daniel Carter of New Century Pharmaceuticals, principal investigatorfor DCAM, described two significant advances with such experiments. In onecase, scientists have grown crystals of HIV protease inhibitor that aresignificantly large...
Biosphere Lessons Can Be Applied To Space, Former Crew Co-Captain Says
...nts and animals, as well asliving quarters for the crew
of four men and four women. In future spac.... Determining recreational needs of the crew
in space. Silverstone, who is the vice president of Agricultural and Forestry forEcofront...
USGS Scientists Learn Lessons From Captive Released Manatees
...t Jim Reid, wholed Mo's rescue effort with a field crew
from SeaWorld Orlando, said, "Mo is onelucky manat... land and it was pure luck that the SeaWorld field crew
was available for his rescue." Mo was first rescued in 1994 as an orphaned month-old calf from theWi...
Hurricane Georges Puts On A Light Show
...light - the team sent special thanks to the flight crew
for its excellent support. Monday's Georges eye wall flight was a success. Georges showed many unique characteristics including large cloud turrets, variable eye wall winds, and wind speeds up to 148 km/h (80 knots; 92 mph) at 10 km (33,000 ft) al...
NASA Using Space Incubator To Understand Breast Cancer
...ation will involve slightly increased exposures of crew
members to radiation, so what we learn from these cells could help help justify methods of female crew
selection, and help manage breast cancer in the national population at the same time." Cancer re...
Patented Bait System May Hold Answer To Combating Formosan Termites
...ions before they set them out. Henderson's crew
placed about 30 of the devices around the warehousenear the mud-walled shelter tubes that the targeted termites build and use fortravel between their colony and food sources. "Putting the apparatus near a shelter tube is easier than trying t...
Laboratory Under Construction
...he early space stationassembly missions before the crew
mans the station," continued Downey. "Thespace sta...equires little of the spacestation's resources and crew
support. They only need to be turned on, and daysor months later, turned off. If crew
time is availa...
Harbor Branch Web Developers Bring Adventures @Sea To Every Desktop
...sure by an acrylicsphere, a two-person submersible crew
sits three thousand feet beneath thewaves. Suddenly, a bizarre, glowing creature emerges from the shadows and showsitself to the human visitors from above - it is a new species, never before seenby man. The skilled pilot gently maneuvers a robot arm...
Harbor Branch Web Developers Team With ABC News To Bring Ocean Adventure To A Computer Near You
...deadly pressure by an acrylicsphere, a submersible crew
sits three thousand feet beneath the waves. Suddenly, a bizarre, glowing creature emerges from the shadows and shows itselfto the human visitors from above - it is a new species, never before seen byman. The skilled pilot gently maneuvers a robot arm...
Montana Scientist Returns From Dinosaur Nesting Site In Patagonia
...cher at Montana State University who accompanied a crew
that justfinished a five-week dig at the Patagonia... nestingthere for thousands of years. The crew
of American and Argentinean scientists unearthed morefossilized skin and embryos. Both are rare -- o...
Astronauts blame their space station symptoms on bad air
...ity monitoring equipment before the firstpermanent crew
arrives at the station sometime after March next year....
New gene therapy found safe for treating coronary heart disease
... Crystal compared the gene therapy to a road crew
building just enoughnew roads to move traffic arou... "What we're doing issending in a biological work crew
for about a week to make new highways that goaround the obstruction," he explains. "Once we've made...
First sea-level photographs released of massive Antarctic iceberg
...ound Cape Horn. The photographs were taken by the crew
of the Laurence M. Gould, an NSF polarresearch ves...f 10 knots. Besides photographing the iceberg, the crew
plotted its main body with theship's bridge-mounted radar and collected about 40 pounds of blue ice ...
...isdesigned to treat the non-oily wastewater from a crew
of 75 and produces 2.3 gallons per minute ofeffluent. If implemented, AMTS will eliminate costs associated with discharging non-oily wastewater toport handling facilities and eliminate fines associated with noncompliance. As an operational benefit,t...
Meet Conan the Bacterium
...ered inside a TV camera recovered by the Apollo 12 crew
from the Surveyor 3 spacecraft on the Moon. To everyone's amazement, the bacteria were viable and quickly revived in a culture on Earth. But that was after just a three-year stay. "The restraints become temporal, too," Richmond explained. "Dormancy ...
INEEL microbiologist joins Japanese on expedition to tap marine-methane deposits
...ese Petroleum Exploration Company, Delwiche helped crew
the drilling rig H.G. Hulme, Jr. in late November ... form the basis of his research for the year. The crew
drilled into a marine shelf region 60 kilometers off Japan's Omae Zaki peninsula over the Nankai Tro...
Ground-penetrating radar detects hard-to-find hazardous waste
...the buried tanks. "The cleanup crew
was hesitant to go to all that trouble and expense, until we showed them the data," said Guy. "Whether the wood treatment company intentionally buried the creosote is a matter for the EPA t...