Navigation Links
New dinosaur from Mexico offers insights into ancient life on West America
Date:2/12/2008

it known as the Cerro del Pueblo Formation, which dates to around 71.5 million to 72.5 million years ago. The skeleton was discovered in the early 1990s on the outskirts of a small town called Rincon Colorado, about 27 miles west of the city of Saltillo.

The skeleton was found by Martha Carolina Aguillon, and excavated over the course of several seasons by members of the Coordinacion de Paleontologia de la Secretaria de Educacion y Cultura de Coahuila under the direction of Jim Kirkland, of the Utah Geological Survey, and Rene Hernandez-Rivera, Instituto de Geologa, Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico. Much of the excavation work was completed by volunteers as a participant-funded research project organized by the Dinamation International Society and the staff of the Museo del Desierto.

On becoming Utahs state paleontologist, Kirkland encouraged Scott Sampson and his students to take over his role on the Coahuila Paleontological research project.

Then, in 2002, Sampson spearheaded the first of two paleontological expeditions to Coahuila, by securing funds from the University of Utah and National Geographic Society. The Utah Museum of Natural History crew, along with other researchers from Mexico, Canada, and the U.S., undertook the daunting task of completing the hadrosaur excavation, in addition to locating several other sites that contain new dinosaur species.

Armed with a jackhammer and shovels, the crew returned to the Rincon Colorado dig site, where they labored for two weeks through 12 feet of overburden, eventually uncovering the ancient skull. Upon its arrival at the Utah Museum of Natural History, the skull then required another two years of meticulous preparation by Jerry Golden, a skilled volunteer at the museum.

Based on the development of several bony features on the skull and skeleton, the scientists believe that this animal was still a youngster at the time of death. Nevertheless, although not yet fu
'/>"/>

Contact: Patti Carpenter
pcarpenter@umnh.utah.edu
801-910-6397
University of Utah
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology news :

1. New dinosaur species found in Montana
2. Emory paleontologist reports discovery of carnivorous dinosaur tracks in Australia
3. Dinosaur from Sahara ate like a mesozoic cow
4. Massive dinosaur discovered in Antarctica sheds light on life, distribution of sauropodomorphs
5. Unusual fish-eating dinosaur had crocodile-like skull
6. Seismic images show dinosaur-killing meteor made bigger splash
7. Invasive Australian jellyfish sighted in Gulf of Mexico in summer 2007
8. Small-scale fishing in Mexico rivals industrial fisheries in accidental turtle deaths
9. Gulf of Mexico dead zone to be studied by University of Texas at Austin marine scientists
10. UTSA and University in Mexico to collaborate in science research
11. New partnership offers outsourced R&D in membrane biology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New dinosaur from Mexico offers insights into ancient life on West America
(Date:8/20/2015)... Calif. , Aug. 20, 2015 ... on consumers that are active and healthy. However, ... in the hospital environment to help improve diagnostic ... a video from the Wearable Technologies Conference ... discussed new applications for wearables in healthcare.    ...
(Date:8/19/2015)...  VOXX International Corporation (Nasdaq: VOXX ) ... Definitive Agreement to purchase the assets, inclusive of ... EyeLock through an acquiring entity.  Upon consummation of ... in the acquiring entity. The closing of the ...  Expanding on its existing supply chain and distribution ...
(Date:8/17/2015)... Conn. , Aug. 17, 2015  NXT-ID, Inc. ... biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce ... its new sales campaign for Q4 2015. The new ... marketing team consisting of Amplitude Marketing Group ( http://amplitudemarketing.com/ ... Marketing Group is a leader in retail driven marketing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Leaf Healthcare Releases Video from Wearable Technology Conference on New Applications for Wearables in the Hospital Environment 2Leaf Healthcare Releases Video from Wearable Technology Conference on New Applications for Wearables in the Hospital Environment 3VOXX International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Assets And A Controlling Interest Of Biometric Leader EyeLock 2VOXX International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Assets And A Controlling Interest Of Biometric Leader EyeLock 3VOXX International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Assets And A Controlling Interest Of Biometric Leader EyeLock 4VOXX International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Assets And A Controlling Interest Of Biometric Leader EyeLock 5NXT-ID, Inc. Launches Sales Campaign for Wocket Smart Wallet with Award Winning Marketing Team 2NXT-ID, Inc. Launches Sales Campaign for Wocket Smart Wallet with Award Winning Marketing Team 3
... de recherches cliniques de Montral (IRCM) led by Dr. ... and Director of the Hematopoiesis and Cancer research unit, ... of Immunity , a scientific journal from the ... playing a critical role in the development B cells, ...
... NY) Two researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine ... C) body temperature strikes a perfect balance: warm enough to ward ... eat nonstop to maintain our metabolism. "One of the mysteries ... so hot compared with other animals," said study coauthor Arturo ...
... 2010 -- Scientists have made the surprising discovery that our ... to 34, about a decade later than most of our ... Nakayama of Harvard University and Bradley Duchaine of Dartmouth College ... journal Cognition . While prior evidence had suggested ...
Cached Biology News:An important breakthrough by IRCM researchers in hematopoiesis and the development of B cells 298.6 degrees Fahrenheit ideal temperature for keeping fungi away and food at bay 2Psychologists find skill in recognizing faces peaks after age 30 2
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... Leading ... neuro and pain management space join prominent academics and key investors for Neuro ... Harvard Medical School in Boston. , Neuro Advance Boston focuses on the ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... A new host-based therapy ... at the Keck Graduate Institute and its collaborators. The discovery has the potential ... published online on August 27 by Scientific Reports, an open access research journal ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... The Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council ... resiliency practitioners with luminaries and thought leaders to advance the professional discipline through ... innovations and performance excellence. At that time its principle sponsor, Resilinc , ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v7fdpx/argentina ) has announced ... - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)" report to ... market is estimated at $0.17 billion by 2018 at ... The near future will bring Biomedical sensors that ... These sensors can be set to trigger alerts when ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neuro Advance Boston Brings Together Leading Neuroscience Experts on October 14 at Harvard Medical School 2Scientists Discover New Use for an Old Therapy Inhibiting Deadly Pathogens Including Ebola and Anthrax 2Scientists Discover New Use for an Old Therapy Inhibiting Deadly Pathogens Including Ebola and Anthrax 3Scientists Discover New Use for an Old Therapy Inhibiting Deadly Pathogens Including Ebola and Anthrax 4Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Announces Incorporation and Web Site Launch 2Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Announces Incorporation and Web Site Launch 3Argentina Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015 - Growth, Trends & Forecasts 2014-2020 2
... to Stop the Spread of Pancreatic ... ... Ph.D., executive,vice president and chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research Institute (PRI),at Albany ... National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes,of Health. Dr. Mousa along ...
... 2008 Earnings Conference Call Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 5:00 ... p.m. U.S. EDT, FRAZER, Pa., June 26 ... results for 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 29, 2008., , ... July 29, 2008 Schedule 4:10 p.m. EDT ...
... NEEDHAM, Massachusetts, June 26 ,Oridion Systems Ltd. ... developer,and manufacturer of innovative capnography monitoring solutions, ... Award from IMDA, the,association of medical specialty ... acknowledges the Company,s achievements in market development,and ...
Cached Biology Technology:Albany College of Pharmacy Researcher Receives $368,445 Grant from the National Institutes of Health 2Oridion Wins 2008 Manufacturers Partnership Award From Independent Medical Distributor's Association 2Oridion Wins 2008 Manufacturers Partnership Award From Independent Medical Distributor's Association 3Oridion Wins 2008 Manufacturers Partnership Award From Independent Medical Distributor's Association 4
HiTrap NHS-activated HP, 1 x 5 ml. Category: Chromatography Systems & Accessories, Systems....
Human OSCAR MAb (Clone 259501)...
Human/Mouse G9a/EHMT2 MAb (Clone A8620A) Keywords: Eu-HMTase2...
Human M-CSF...
Biology Products: