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Episode 60: Determining Diet

March 4th, 2016 | by Joe Keating

Diet is perhaps the most important aspect of ecology. As such, understanding the diet of extinct animals is crucial if [&hellip


Episode 58: Animal biomechanics

January 15th, 2016 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

One of the most difficult aspects of palaeontology is understanding how extinct animals moved around. It’s one thing to find [&hellip


Episode 56: Vertebrate preparators

December 1st, 2015 | by Laura Soul

Preparators are specialist staff working in museums and universities worldwide. They perform a very wide variety of tasks from fieldwork [&hellip


Episode 54: Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

November 1st, 2015 | by Joe Keating

The ‘Crystal Palace Dinosaurs’ are a series of sculptures of extinct animals including dinosaurs, other extinct reptiles and mammals, which [&hellip


Episode 52: Melanin

September 28th, 2015 | by David Marshall

Melanin is a pigment that is found across the animal kingdom. Melanosomes, the organelles that contain melanin, have been found [&hellip


Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum Opens

September 25th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

A new museum is set to open to the public in northern Alberta, Canada. The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum can [&hellip



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