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Possible new Tyrannosaurus species implies North American origin of family

Possible new Tyrannosaurus species implies North American origin of family

In January 2024, researchers described a new species of Tyrannosaur known as Tyrannosaurus mcraeensis. T. mcraeensis is known to be a close relative of its later cousin Tyrannosaurus Rex, yet it is similar in size despite being as much as seven million years younger. Despite T. rex being arguably the most popular and recognizable of all dinosaurs, it’s evolutionary history is poorly understood. The origin of it’s immediate family, or genus, has not been properly identified due to the lack…

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Senate Bill 83: How will it affect Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?

Senate Bill 83: How will it affect Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?

Ohio Senate Bill 83, also known as the Ohio Higher Education Advancement Act, is a piece of legislation meant to reform and regulate public universities across Ohio. Introduced by Ohio Senator Jerry C. Cirino (R-District 18), the bill has gained controversy for its language attacking Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training. The bill restricts universities from requiring DEI training for students and faculty. Despite the bill taking a stance against diversity, equity, and inclusion, it does not outright ban it from…

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