The early reporting of the story had a undeniably alluring narrative: Scientists say dinosaurs passed so much gas, they affected climate enough to cause their demise. That's how Fox News and the Daily Mail, one of the first to move the story, framed this latest research.
And in Wisconsin tomorrow, voters will pick a Democrat to take on Republican Governor Scott Walker. He's facing a recall election in June. That's after Walker sparked huge protests with a law that strips collective bargaining rights from most public employees.
From Milwaukee, Marti Mikkelson of member station WUWM reports on the crowded primary.
MARTI MIKKELSON, BYLINE: There are five Democratic hopefuls who want to oust Governor Walker. But first, they have to win tomorrow's primary.
I'm standing in the Manhattan office of Andrew Farnsworth, a research associate at Cornell University's ornithology lab. Farnsworth is using meteorological data, radar data, crowd-sourced eBird data and acoustic data from the flight calls of migrating birds to predict where birds are going and when they'll be there.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel made all the right gestures Monday: the obligatory phone call congratulating French President-elect Francois Hollande. She vowed that the two will "work together well and intensively." And she invited Hollande to Berlin after his inauguration and said she would welcome him "with open arms."
But clearly the French election results mark a setback for Merkel and her goal of solving Europe's economic crisis with financial austerity.