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Orpheus Rex

Last time I talked about Erlikosaurus andrewsi, it was Stephan Lautenschlager’s paper with Larry Witmer, Perle Altangerel, and Emily Rayfield discussing the biomechanical aspects of toothloss and beak formation in… 466 more words


DNA discovery – A story almost missed

It took two years for Dr. James Watson and Mr. Francis Crick to solve the riddle of the structure of DNA. Sadly, the media took nine long years to recognize the potential of this breakthrough discovery. 804 more words


SPEaC hosts reporter Lauren Silverman for a science communication event

Author: C. R. Morales

On October 1st, SPEaC was pleased to host media expert Lauren Silverman at UT Southwestern. The purpose of the event was to provide an opportunity for graduate students and trainees at UT Southwestern to learn how to improve their science communication skills. 546 more words

Public Outreach

What Else Happened? II - More Tails of Pterosaurs

Continuing a story of the low-key, not-Spinosaurus paleontological papers recently published, discussing our bizarre Mesozoic macrofauna, this installment covers a few pterosaur tidbits.

The first of these is an amazing assemblage of scattered bones of numerous different-sized individuals that are all almost certainly a single species of pterosaur. 1,597 more words