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Nearly intact baby dinosaur skeleton discovered in Canada

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 10:34

Scientists in Canada have unearthed extremely well-preserved remains of a baby dinosaur, dating back 70 million years, at Alberta`s Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Flood recovery to cost USD 1 billion: Alberta premier

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 10:18

Alberta`s premier has pledged USD 1 billion to help people recover from floods that devastated parts of the western Canadian province.

Rivers receding in Calgary, 3 dead in floods

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 12:05

Water levels dropped, providing a measure of relief to the western Canadian city of Calgary, hit hard by floods that devastated much of southern Alberta province, causing at least three deaths and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Canada floods kill three, thousands forced to evacuate

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 11:31

At least three people were killed and thousands forced to evacuate their homes after devastating flood waters reportedly damaged homes and washed out bridges and streets in around southern Alberta.

Flooding may force 100,000 from west Canada homes

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 14:45

As many as 100,000 people could be forced from their homes by heavy flooding in western Canada, Calgary city officials said.

4 new dinosaur species identified

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 13:21

A University of Alberta researcher has identified 4 dinosaur species.

Early flying dinosaur hunted slippery fish

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 11:13

Microraptor, a small flying dinosaur was a complete hunter, able to swoop down and pickup fish as well as its previously known prey of birds and tree dwelling mammals, a University of Alberta led research has revealed.

Fossilized claw marks suggest dinosaurs were great swimmers

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 13:48

A researcher from the University of Alberta has discovered the most compelling evidence yet that two-legged dinosaurs could swim for long distances.

Canadian blizzard leads to highway wreck, 100 injured

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 11:15

Chain of traffic wrecks and pileups near Alberta were caused by a blizzard that swept across the Canadian plains.

US regulators approve CNOOC's $15.1 bn bid to buy Nexen

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 13:22

The deal needed US approvals because Nexen, based in Calgary, Alberta, controlled assets in the Gulf of Mexico.

`Arctic ice melt could wipe out polar bears`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 12:30

An unexpected increase in Arctic sea ice melt and global warming trends could wipe out half the polar bear numbers in a single year, researchers have warned.

Secret life of binary stars revealed

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 12:47

In a new study, researchers have revealed the workings of a celestial event involving binary stars that results in an explosion so powerful it ranks close to supernovae in luminosity.