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Feather Genes Surprisingly Early - But Misinterpreted

An interesting paper recently threw new light on how feathers evolved – though the story isn’t yet perfectly clear! The evidence they found can paint a different picture, and as… 2,768 more words

Bird Evolution

New and diverse uses for Microraptor at the SVP meeting, Berlín 2014.


I have a bit of collaboration stories with Scott Foss… mammal guy he is, years ago he commissioned me to do this humorous piece to celebrate what a really oversized Entelodont pig would do to a T. 201 more words

Dinos in my backyard


-or, how dinosaurs got their wings
(I just could not not write something in response to the recent spat of articles tracing the supposed evolution of birds from dinosaurs. 379 more words

Personally Pressed