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Everything Dinosaur March Newsletter

Rebor Fallen Queen, Straight-tusked Elephants and Paleo-Creatures Feature in Newsletter Everything Dinosaur's latest customer newsletter has been circulated and it contains lots of helpful information about new products, stocking levels...Show More Summary

“Attenborough’s Sea Dragon” on Display

Ichthyosaur Specimen on Display at Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre The fossilised remains of a new species of Ichthyosaur are on display at the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre for the rest of this year.  The Centre, based on the famous Jurassic coast of Dorset, will be home to the partial skeleton of a four-metre-long, new species

Google Doodle – Dinosaurs for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day Dinosaurs The Google doodle for the UK and Ireland today is a pair of dinosaurs (we think).  The doodle has been put up in honour of Mother's Day and the painting represents one child's view of a mother dinosaur with its baby.  At least to us, who spend a lot of the time

Finalising Fact Sheets for March Deliveries

Brontosaurus Fact Sheet for the CollectA Brontosaurus Model The first of the new for 2018 CollectA figures are due in stock at Everything Dinosaur at the end of this month (March 2018).  Preparations to receive the new models along with deliveries from Papo and Mojo Fun are well underway.  However, as we send out a

Google is Banning Cryptocurrency Ads in June

Google is cracking down on cryptocurrency-related advertising. The company is updating its financial services-related ad policies to ban any advertising about cryptocurrency-related content, including initial coin offerings (ICOs), wallets, and trading advice, Google's director of sustainable ads, Scott Spencer, told CNBC. Show More Summary

Pterosaurs went out with a bang, not a whimper

Fossils of six new species of pterosaurs - giant flying reptiles that flew over the heads of the dinosaurs - have been discovered by a research team led by the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath, revealing that this...Show More Summary

Answering Questions About Diplodocus

Class 1 at Ysgol Bro Carmel Enquire About Diplodocus The children in class 1 at Ysgol Bro Carmel Nursery and Primary School in North Wales have been learning all about dinosaurs this term.  The class teacher, Mrs Metcalfe emailed Everything Dinosaur and explained that as part of the diverse and varied teaching programme, the eager,

“Beast from the East” Does Not Stop Dedicated Fossil Hunters

Irregular Sea Urchins in Unseasonable Weather The area of the Dorset coast around Lyme Regis and Charmouth is often said by locals to experience its very own microclimate.  Everything Dinosaur team members have experienced this phenomenon for themselves, it can be raining very heavily inland at Axminster but on the coast, it can be a

Plans Progressing for Palaeoloxodon

Everything Dinosaur Preparing for a Straight-tusked Elephant Everything Dinosaur team members have been busy preparing for the introduction of the Straight-tusked elephant figure from Eofauna Scientific Research.  This 1:35 scale replica of Palaeoloxodon antiquus is due to arrive in stock around late May/early June, that may be a few weeks away, but there is still plenty

Working to Honour Mary Anning and Mary Leakey

Everything Dinosaur Helping to Honour Female Scientists With International Women's Day having been very much in the news this week, Everything Dinosaur is taking this opportunity to honour two female pioneers in the Earth sciences, both called Mary.  Today, March 9th, is the anniversary of the death of Mary Anning, the famous amateur fossil collector

A US City Banned Cryptocurrency Mining

The city of Plattsburgh, New York announced on Thursday that it is temporarily banning the commercial mining of cryptocurrency for 18 months. The official reasoning for the moratorium is to "protect and enhance the City's natural, historic,...Show More Summary

US Navy Remains Committed to Railguns

Following a flurry of reports in December predicting the Navy's $500 million electromagnetic railgun experiment was dead on arrival, the chief of Naval Operations told lawmakers this week that the death of the program was greatly exaggerated. Show More Summary

Stealth Saga #73

Sixth Generation Fighter:The US Air Force is warning the 6th gen fighter must arrive much faster than the F-35 did or it will be irrelevant.China has begun work on its 6th gen fighter.F-3:Japan is sending out an RFI for information from...Show More Summary

Google Announced a 72 qubit quantum computer

Google announced a 72-qubit universal quantum computer that promises the same low error rates the company saw in its first 9-qubit quantum computer. Google believes that this quantum computer, called Bristlecone, will be able to bring us to an age of quantum supremacy. link. 2nd link.

Africa was Wetter During the Medieval Warm Period

Hydroclimate in Africa during the Medieval Climate Anomaly Authors: Lüning et al Abstract: The Medieval Climate Anomaly (MCA) is a recognized period of distinct pre-industrial climate change, with a core period of 1000–1200?CE. The field...Show More Summary

Russia Shows off a Claimed Hypersonic Missile Test

Russia's deputy defense minister has offered new details on the new hypersonic missile announced by President Putin in a recent speech to lawmakers. This reported by Sputnik.The Kinzhal hypersonic air-launched missile system, capable...Show More Summary

Inhabitants of Vanuatu Were Replaced, but Their Language Lives on

The study, published in Nature Ecology & Evolution and led by a multidisciplinary research team at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH) together with researchers in France, Australia, New Zealand, Germany...Show More Summary

There was a Huge Steppe Migration into Europe Circa 3,300 BC

Consider the unexpected movement of people who originally lived on the steppes of Central Asia, north of the Black and Caspian seas. About 5,300 years ago, the local hunter-gatherer cultures were replaced in many places by nomadic herders,...Show More Summary

The Copper Age Iberian Bell Beaker Culture Exported Culture & Technology, not Genes

Prehistoric Iberians 'exported' their culture throughout Europe, reaching Great Britain, Sicily, Poland and all over central Europe in general. However, they did not export their genes. The Beaker culture, which probably originated in Iberia, left remains in those parts of the continent. Show More Summary

US Navy Wants Almost $300 Million for Laser Weapons in FY2019

The Navy proposed spending $299 million in Fiscal Year 2019 on laser systems to protect ships against current and anticipated future threats, as part of a rapid prototyping, experimentation and demonstration initiative. For nearly aShow More Summary

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