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All In The News tagged "paleontology"

Somerset County Native Recalls Helping to Unearth Patagonian Giant

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Aug. 8 Somerset Daily American article, republished on Philly.com, about an alum’s experience discovering Dreadnoughtus schrani.

Engaging New Scientific Horizons

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an editorial in Science on July 10 about the impact of the New Horizons mission and space exploration on the public perception of science.

The Real Monster Behind the 'Jurassic World' Beast

An article in The Philadelphia Inquirer on June 21 focusing on the real science behind the film “Jurassic World” quoted Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, Jason Poole, dinosaur hall coordinator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, and Ned Gilmore, collections manager at the Academy. Lacovara was also interviewed on “Science Friday” on public radio affiliates nationwide on June 19 in a segment about scientists’ reactions to the film.

'Jurassic World' Has Awesome Dinos, Iffy Science

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a LiveScience article on June 16 about the scientific accuracy of the film “Jurassic World.”

New Science Shows Dinosaurs had Feathers

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was a guest on “The Melissa Harris-Perry Show” on MSNBC on June 13 discussing the film “Jurassic World” and what researchers have learned about dinosaurs in the last several decades.

Were Dinosaurs Warm-Blooded? New Study Fuels Debate

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a LiveScience story on June 10 about whether dinosaurs were warm-blooded. He was also quoted in CBSNews.com and Huffington Post stories about assessing the size of the dinosaur Dreadnoughtus.

New Paper Disputes the Hulking Bulk of Dreadnoughtus, Thought the World’s Heaviest Dinosaur

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in stories in The Washington Post, National Geographic and LiveScience on June 9 about measuring the size of the dinosaur Dreadnoughtus.

Is Jurassic World a Good Idea? A Real-Life Paleontologist Decides

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a video from GQ magazine on TheScene.com on June 8 about the movie “Jurassic World” and the idea of bringing dinosaurs back to life.

A Model Specimen

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the June issue of Popular Science magazine about his lab’s collaborative research to develop 3-D printed dinosaur robots.

Dinosaurs Went Extinct in New Jersey?

WWOR-TV (My9NJ)’s “Chasing New Jersey” featured Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and his students in a segment on April 28 about their paleontology research in Mantua Township, New Jersey.

Brontosaurus Is Back: New Study Says the Dino Is Real After All

Jason Poole, fossil preparation lab manager at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a Popular Mechanics article on April 7 about new research claiming that the defunct dinosaur name Brontosaurus should be reinstated.

How Do You Make a Living, Paleoartist?

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Pacific Standard article on April 6 about the career of paleo-artist Jennifer Hall, for commissioning Hall to create the illustration of the dinosaur Dreadnoughtus.