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This fossil primate was encased within a rock and discovered after the rock was split open, yielding a skeleton and impressions of primate bones on each side of the two rock halves. One half is shown here. (Photo Credit: Dr. Xijun Ni, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing)

Local Scientists Help Announce Discovery Of Oldest Primate Skeleton

A local husband and wife team of anthropologists have co-authored research regarding the discovery of a tiny monkey fossil that is one of the most complete and oldest fossils ever found.

06/05/2013

This is believed to be the site in Woodridge where human remains were found over the weekend. (CBS)

Two Kids Find Skeletal Remains In Wooded West Suburban Area

Two youths taking a walk in a wooded area in west suburban Woodridge Saturday afternoon discovered some apparent skeletal remains, which will be analyzed by the DuPage County Coroner’s office and police investigators.

03/31/2013

Sue, T. Rex

Study: Field Museum’s Sue Was Bigger Than Anyone Realized

It turns out Chicago’s favorite Tyrannosaurus rex was much heavier than anyone knew.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011