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Good news, everyone! My Beloved Brontosaurus is "Read of the Month" at Hudson Booksellers! And if you order through them, the book is 40% off. Check it out: http://www.hudsonbooksellers.com/beloved-brontosaurus-march-rotm
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Today's the day! My Beloved Brontosaurus is here! My latest book is out in hardcover, ebook, and audio formats. If you enjoy my writing, please consider picking up a copy and traveling back to the Mesozoic with me.
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My copy arrived today. Congrats! Can't wait to read it. 
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The early human Australopithecus sediba was quite similar to early members of our own genus, but was this hominin actually close to our ancestry? http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130411-homo-ancestor-hominin-skeleton-lucy-australopithecus-sediba-science/
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A different sort of "de-extinction": DNA evidence indicates that a species of turtle listed as extinct never actually existed http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/04/10/the-turtle-that-wasnt-there/
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About to go on air to talk about My Beloved Brontosaurus and dinosaurian awesomeness. Join us if you can!
 
At ScienceOnline 2013, we were treated to advance copies of Brian Switek's new book, "My Beloved Brontosaurus".  Join the hangout at 9:30pm Eastern Time and chat with Brian about his book and all things dinosaur!
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I don't know why a raven is like a writing desk, but I do know the feathery dinosaur Microraptor was like a cat http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/04/22/theres-something-fishy-about-microraptor/
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"Brontosaurus" is the perfect symbol of the ongoing tension between the dinosaurs we meet as kids and the creatures cutting-edge paleontology is bringing to life http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/15/brontosaurus-not-real-dinosaurs-apatosaurus_n_3073842.html?utm_hp_ref=science
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Jurassic Park is back in theaters, and to celebrate I have five (!) pieces about dinosaurs and paleontology in the film. Wonder why we'll never actually clone dinosaurs, or how much more awesome T. rex has become since Jurassic Park debuted? Then check this out: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/04/05/the-joys-and-frustrations-of-jurassic-park/
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Couldn't we reverse engineer a dinosaur from a chicken, for instance? In principle it should be possible. 
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It takes at least 24 million generations for mammals to evolve from mouse- to mammoth-sized, but shrinking from mammoth- to mouse-sized goes much faster.
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i think that size of a mammals depend on their temperature....is it true???
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Distant cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex, freelance science writer
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Science writer and blogger with a passion for natural history, paleontology, and evolution. My first book - Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature - was published last fall by Bellevue Literary Press, and I have just started work on my second book. It is called 'A Date With a Dinosaur' and will be published by Scientific American/FSG in late 2012. You can keep up with my writing at my website, http://brianswitek.com/
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    Ecology & Evolution, 2001 - 2009
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