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Siats Meekerorum Dinosaur. (Artist Credit: Jorge Gonzales)

Field Museum Scientist Helps Discover Dinosaur That Terrorized T-Rex

Were the Siats meekerorum in Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, you have to wonder if any of the characters would have made it off the island alive.

11/22/2013

Pegomastax Africanus (Credit: University Of Chicago)

New Cat-Sized, Veggie-Eating Dinosaur Discovered By Paul Sereno

Dinosaur hunter Paul Sereno has uncovered a new species–a cat sized vegetarian with teeth like a dog.

10/03/2012

Sue, the lovely T-Rex. (Credit: Jasmyn Martin)

Guide To The Field Museum

On your day off, do you lose hours in front of your computer, as you’re doing now, refreshing Tumblr and tweeting about some idiotic thing someone said on Facebook? No? Well, good for you. You are the 1%. As for the rest of us, it might be time to go outside and get our brains moving again. If you haven’t visited the Field Museum of Natural History in a few years, it’s high time you returned. Here are some tips so you can make the most of your time.

01/12/2012

Paul Sereno dates Eodromaeus from the dawn of the dinosaur era, some 230 million years ago. (Credit: Mike Hettwer/U of C)

Paul Sereno Latest Dinosaur Find: The Precursor To T-Rex

The University of Chicago’s head dinosaur hunter has unwrapped a small new package with teeth and claws–a distant ancestor of T-Rex.

01/13/2011