New filter-feeding anomalocaridid

March 11th, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

Ever since their first appearance in the fossil record some 530 million years ago, arthropods have been the most species-rich [&hellip


Stegosaurus mass estimation

March 9th, 2015 | by Liz Martin

There’s been lots of news about Sophie the Stegosaurus at the Natural History Museum in London lately, and last week [&hellip


Fossil Calibration Database

March 3rd, 2015 | by Liz Martin

Last week, the Fossil Calibration Database was launched. We spoke to Dr. Dan Ksepka, one of the leads on the [&hellip


Annual Podcast Awards

March 3rd, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

GREAT NEWS: We’re finalists in the 10th Annual Podcast Awards! We’re humbled to hear that you’ve nominated us as your [&hellip


Episode 41: Insects

March 1st, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

Insects are the most abundant and diverse group on animals on the planet today. Would they therefore also be expected [&hellip


Episode 40: Brachiopods

February 1st, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

Brachiopods are some of the most common fossils to be found in rocks worldwide. Their thick, hard and (often) calcareous [&hellip


Episode 39: Dinosaurs of Alberta

January 1st, 2015 | by Dave Marshall

Alberta, Canada is one of the world’s richest areas for dinosaur fossils, and especially fossils from the Late Cretaceous. Iconic [&hellip


Episode 38: Ceratopsians

December 10th, 2014 | by Dave Marshall

Ceratopsians are some of the most iconic dinosaurs that we recognise today including animals like Triceratops and Styracosaurus, with their [&hellip


Episode 37: Theropods and birds

December 1st, 2014 | by Dave Marshall

Theropods are what we would classically recognise as the meat-eating dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era. They are best known from genera [&hellip



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