Browsing the "Evolution" Tag

Episode 92: Squamate Origins

May 30th, 2018 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Squamates are a group of reptiles that include lizards and snakes, with the earliest fossils occurring in the Jurassic, despite [&hellip


Episode 90: Ichthyornis

May 3rd, 2018 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Bird evolution has long fascinated palaeontologists. Despite crown-group birds (birds giving rise to modern lineages today) evolving during the Cretaceous, [&hellip


Episode 87: Archaeopteryx

March 17th, 2018 | by David Marshall

Archaeopteryx is perhaps one of the most iconic taxa in the fossil record. Exclusively found in the Late Jurassic Solnhofen [&hellip


PalAss 2017

December 16th, 2017 | by David Marshall

The 61st Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association was held at Imperial College London. WELCOME ADDRESS How different is reality [&hellip


Episode 82: Dinosaurs of China

October 17th, 2017 | by David Marshall

‘Dinosaurs of China’ at Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, UK,  is a one-time only world exclusive exhibition of dinosaurs. Featuring fossils and [&hellip


Evolution of echolocation in dolphins

April 13th, 2016 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Echolocation is an amazing ability that some mammals have evolved. Using sonar frequencies, dolphins and other toothed whales can communicate [&hellip



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