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The Fossil Collector in Chicago Booth Magazine

We were delighted to have been featured in the Chicago Booth Magazine this month. Thank you Eric Gwinn for the wonderful article! http://www.chicagobooth.edu/magazine/winter-2016/perspectives/101-an-introduction-to Advertisements

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Television interview with Singapore Fossil Collectors

The Fossil Collector was recently interviewed on TV about their collections and forming the interest group Singapore Fossil Collectors. Thank you Mediacorp Channel 8 for the shout-out! http://www.channel8news.sg/news8/ca/morningexpress/episodes/ca20160219-me-hobby/2529120.html#

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Jurassic Jamboree 2015

Earlier this year, Harbourfront Centre was invaded by a Mesozoic menagerie at the Jurassic Jamboree. Welcoming the crowds was a life-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex, as well as a range of dinosaur merchandise. The Fossil Collector was delighted to partner with production … Continue reading

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Sea Monsters: Past and Present

Sentosa’s S.E.A. Aquarium’s latest exhibition features prehistoric creatures from the past, and offered an educational journey into many of the living fossils that are still extant today. Visitors were greeted by a massive plesiosaur that served to illustrate the fossilisation process. … Continue reading

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Straits Times article feature: Collecting Fossils as a Hobby

Singapore Fossil Collectors was thrilled to have been recently featured in The Straits Times. Check out this article for tips on how to get started on fossil collecting! http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/collecting-fossils-as-a-hobby

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How one Singapore scientist can slow down global warming

In 1980, Russian geophysician Sergey Zimov moved to the Republic of Sakha in the northern Siberian region of Yakutia, to study causes of Pleistocene extinctions and atmospheric changes in greenhouse gases at one of the largest research stations in the … Continue reading

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Is that fossil real?

One of the most popular questions we’re asked is how to tell if a fossil is fake. Especially to urbanites in a young country with few historical relics, it seems almost mindboggling to be actually holding a specimen that’s millions of years … Continue reading

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Exclusive interview: Artistic Director of the Dinosaur Zoo

Founded in 1990 in Ballarat Victoria, Erth has been creating art for the public domain and is internationally recognized as an innovator of physical and visual theater, with its truly fantastic aesthetic with performances that include large-scale puppets, stilt-walkers, inflatable … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Workshops at The ArtScience Museum

Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction is Southeast Asia’s biggest dinosaur exhibition. Organized by the ArtScience Museum, it features over 400 fossils and models, and 50 original artworks from the American Museum of Natural History, San Juan National Science Museum, SCI! Expo … Continue reading

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Rocking it at the United World College

United World College (UWC) was embarking on a new Grade 4 academic unit about the Earth and changes to its geology. After spending weeks investigating the structure of the earth and types of rocks and visiting the Science Centre’s Earth: Our … Continue reading

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