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14-Apr-2005
Dinosaur eggs discovered inside mother
Scientists have discovered a dinosaur that died right before it laid two eggs. Finding dinosaur eggs inside the female, in almost the same position they were in when she died, might answer some tough questions about dinosaur egg-laying.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

14-Apr-2005
Researchers find new giant amphibian fossils in Africa
Two new 250 million year-old species of large, meat-eating amphibians have been discovered by researchers, including investigators from McGill University.

Contact: christine.zeindler@mcgill.ca
christine.zeindler@mcgill.ca
514-398-6754
McGill University

7-Apr-2005
How real Nemos find their way home
A coral reef is an extremely loud place. The sounds of snapping shrimp claws, grinding fish teeth and other fish noises can be heard from kilometers away.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

5-Apr-2005
National DNA Day
Monday, April 25 is National DNA Day!

Contact: Geoff Spencer
spencerg@mail.nih.gov
301-451-8325
NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

31-Mar-2005
ENEIDE: An epic voyage old and new
It's not every day that a 2000-year-old story is linked to an expedition into space. However, on 15 April 2005, ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori will be launched into orbit at the start of a mission called ENEIDE.

Contact: Karina De Castris
karina.de.castris@esa.int
39-069-418-0844
European Space Agency

31-Mar-2005
Termite-eating mammals lived with dinosaurs
When dinosaurs roamed the earth, termite-eating, chipmunk-sized, warm-blooded animals roamed as well, according to the scientists who report the discovery of the new termite-eater.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

25-Mar-2005
Europe under snow
Spring gets off to an unseasonal start across Europe: this Envisat image from last week shows the continent covered by snow all the way down from Sweden down to Italy.

Contact: Karina De Castris
Karina.De.Castris@esa.int
European Space Agency

24-Mar-2005
A surprise inside a T. Rex fossil
When scientists looked inside the leg bone of a recently discovered Tyrannosaurus rex fossil, they found something they weren't expecting. Typically, only the hard parts of an animal, like the bones, are preserved as fossils. This T. rex fossil, however, contained some beautifully preserved soft tissue inside the bone, where the marrow once was.

Contact: Scipak
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

22-Mar-2005
IEEE member who designs robotic explorers
Insights and information on engineering careers for girls and young women are the focus of a one-day, around-the-clock Internet and teleconference marathon to be held on Thursday and Friday, 24-25 March. The "Global Marathon For, By, and About Women in Engineering" will run at the Engineers Week (EWeek) web site at http://www.eweek.org, from noon Eastern Time (ET), Thursday, 24 March, to noon ET Friday, 25 March.

Contact: Pender M. McCarter
p.mccarter@ieee.org
202-530-8353
IEEE-USA

18-Mar-2005
DOE JGI, Berkeley lab connect with Mt. Diablo unified school district for All About DNA Day
On Monday, March 21, the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (JGI) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will join forces with Glenbrook Middle School for a fun-filled "All About DNA Day" at Mt. Diablo Unified School District's Willow Creek Center.

Contact: David Gilbert
degilbert@lbl.gov
925-296-5643
DOE/Joint Genome Institute

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