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News Archive - October 2014

New Fossil Research Solves The 50 Year Mystery Of The Deinocheirus

After more than five decades, researchers have discovered two well-preserved specimens of a dinosaur previously known only for its eight-foot arms and hands containing three eight-inch claws. 
Read more here.

Deincheirus Exposed: Meet the Body Behind the Terrible Hand

“It is amazing to see what Deinocheirus looked like in its entirety after being known from only two gigantic arms for the past 50 years,” says Darla Zelenitsky from the University of Calgary. Read more here.

PEG (Fall 2014): The Containment Frontier

More and more often, carbon dioxide and other fluids are being injected underground. Now, a new field station will allow researchers to track and monitor them in a controlled situation, with an emphasis on what happens near the surface. Read more here (see pages 74-79)