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Episode 29: Medusae

June 1st, 2014 | by David Marshall

One of the longest-ranging and outwardly primitive-looking groups of animals on the planet are the Medusozoa. In consisting of around [&hellip


Episode 28: From worms to stars

May 1st, 2014 | by Joe Keating

Echinoderms are characterised by a mineralised skeleton, specialised water vascular system and five-fold symmetry. It is this unusual body plane symmetry [&hellip


Episode 27: Mare aux Songes

March 15th, 2014 | by David Marshall

One of the most iconic animals to ever have gone extinct is the dodo, Raphus cucullatus. Endemic to Mauritius, this flightless [&hellip


Episode 26: The Tree of Mammals

February 1st, 2014 | by Joe Keating

Mammals are an incredibly diverse and highly successful group of animals. They include some of the tallest, heaviest and fastest [&hellip


Episode 23: Mass extinctions

December 1st, 2013 | by David Marshall

What are Mass extinctions, how are they quantified, what are the driving forces behind them, how bad were the ones [&hellip


Episode 22: Fire and Charcoal

October 15th, 2013 | by David Marshall

Most people would consider fire to be an entirely destructive process, however given the right circumstances organic materials can be [&hellip



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