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Alan Detrich holds a horn of a triceratops, left, and tooth of a tyrannosaurus rex. Detrich recently found more than half of a triceratops in Montana and will clean and assemble the bones. He also wants the state of Kansas to choose an official fossil.
Dr. S. Samuel Kim works with 10 pieces of ovarian tissue Tuesday, July 27, 2010, during a surgery at Kansas University Hospital. It was the first ovarian tissue transplant at the hospital.
Dr. S. Samuel amuel Kim performed an ovarian tissue transplant at Kansas University Hospital Tuesday, July 27, 2010, on Loraine Martin, of Seattle. The transplant will give Martin a chance to have a baby with her own eggs after surviving Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency were conducting an investigation of contents of storage tanks outside MagnaGro International Tuesday. One EPA worker was working from a ladder to draw solution samples out one of the tanks on the west side of the building.
Texas Tech quarterback Taylor Potts answers questions from the media during a news conference at the Big 12 Football Media Day, Tuesday, July 27, 2010, in Irving, Texas.
In the foreground from left, Mia Iannelli, 13, Lilly Bart, 12, and Nina Iannelli, 10, enjoy lunch at the Boys & Girls Club Pizza Garden Cafe. Club members created a pizza sauce from produce out of the club garden. They invited people to the club for pizza and ice cream on Tuesday.
Loraine Martin, of Seattle, 39, was the first patient to undergo an ovarian tissue transplant at Kansas University Hospital. Thanks to the procedure, which was performed Tuesday, July 27, 2010, there's about a 30 percent chance that she will be able to have children using her own eggs after surviving Hodgkin's Lymphoma 10 years ago.
Dr. S. Samuel Kim is director of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Kansas University Hospital. On Monday, July 26, 2010, he visited with patient Loraine Martin, of Seattle, about her ovarian tissue transplant. The transplant offers her a chance at motherhood after surviving cancer nine years ago.
Kansas University product Kirk Hinrich, left, poses for a photo with Washington Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld during a media availability session Monday in Washington.
Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini answers questions during Big 12 media days. Pelini tried to avoid answering questions about the Big Ten on Monday in Irving, Texas.
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U.S. Navy and South Korean ships travel Monday east of the Korean Peninsula in a 13-ship formation led by the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tucson. South Korea and the United States are conducting joint exercises that are expected to run until Wednesday. Military officials said that despite threats of retaliation, North Korea was staying clear. Most of the firepower for the four-day exercises has been flying off the decks of the USS George Washington, a U.S. supercarrier that can carry up to 70 aircraft and more than 5,000 sailors and aviators.
Oscar, a man who underwent a full-face transplant in April appears before, left, and after, right, the surgery at the Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona, Spain, in these undated photos released by the hospital.
Standing with a P-51C are, from left, Charlie Pohl, Jerry Nossaman and Jay Hines at the Freedom Wings air display at the Lawrence Municipal Airport. Hines served in World War II as a machine gunner. Nelson Krueger, a flight instructor at the Lawrence airport since 1967, submitted the picture.
The Pedal Hopper was taken out for a test drive Thursday, going from South Park to downtown. Riders power the vehicle by pedaling, while a driver steers and stops it.
Touring a 40s-era city bus at a June 10 folk festival in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, N.Y., are Brooklyn residents, from left, Curt Meissner and Tanya Mauler with their 6-day-old daughter, Ophelia June Meissner, and grandparents Marcy and Al Mauler, Lawrence. The New York transit authority displayed a 40s-era bus, complete with advertisements from the era. The bus had been painted with the number 2969, Ralph Kramden’s bus from TV series “The Honeymooners.”
Kathleen Finnegan, Lawrence, poses with Strider in a sword shop in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany, on her way to the Goethe Institute in Gottingen, Germany, for her Summer Intensive 8 studies. The trip was part of her coursework at Emporia State University.
Preschool teacher Lori MacDonald and her pre II “Spacehawks” won the Space Day classroom competition held July 21 at Stepping Stones Inc. Also pictured are teaching assistants Sara Gering and Rachel Stover.
Eliza Anderson, 13, Lawrence, won five medals in swimming July 18 at the Sunflower State games held in Topeka. In the girls 13-14 division, Anderson received gold medals in 50 fly, 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle, and silver medals in 100 backstroke and 100 fly.
The Eudora Rockets won the championship in the Tri-County 7/8-year-old boys tournament held June 25-26 in Eudora. Third row, from left are, head coach Lance Herron with assistant coaches Waylon Ziesenis and Brandon Lewis; second row, Sebastian Lewis and Joshua Monarez; and front row, Keaton Herron, Josh Ziesenis, Mason Hart, Brenten Ormsby, Brant Arnold, Kale Frost, Jackson Houser, Braeden Herron and Will Schreiner.
M. Davi Chandrasekaran, center, makes the sign for “wake up” as she tells a story to Phoenix Ferragame, 17 months old, right, and his brother Theo, 3, in the boys’ playroom at their Mount Airy home in Philadelphia.
In this photo combination, Theo Ferragame, 3, demonstrates the two motion signs for “thank you” in the family’s dining room in the Mount Airy neighborhood in Philadelphia. His parents found using signs both before and after Theo and his brother Phoenix started to talk resulted in fewer tears and tantrums.