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Colour and Vision

Liz West’s eye opening exhibition ‘Colour and Vision’ explores, briefly but very thoroughly, the relationship between the evolution of vision and the advent of colour utilizing a variety of mediums. 521 more words


The Gilboa Fossils

Did you know one of the oldest forests recorded in the whole entire world is located in a small town called Gilboa which is just a little over an hour outside of New York state’s capital Albany? 254 more words


A Triassic story in Kuala Lipis, Pahang: Traces of past lives in your backyard

Just like all the other small towns in the central of Peninsular Malaysia, Kuala Lipis is warm and humid, covered by greenery. Just some 10 minutes journey away from the Kuala Lipis town, there is a cleared land on top of a hill.   506 more words


38 million years ago, the beardog was about to take over America

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Two mysterious skulls sat in storage at The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago for 30 years. And then, thanks to one curious researcher, they changed our understanding of how one of America’s fiercest predators evolved. 621 more words


The variety of stomatal density/index relationships available for estimating pCO2

A new positive relationship between pCO2 and stomatal frequency in Quercus guyavifolia (Fagaceae): a potential proxy for palaeo-CO2 levels

by Hu J.-J., Xing Y.-W., Turkington R., Jacques F. 349 more words


The stomatal approach to estimating high palaeo-CO2 levels.

Reading a CO2 signal from fossil stomata.

by Beerling D. J., Royer D. L. (2002)

University of Sheffield

in New Phytol. 153. 387-397. – Stomatal index. 208 more words


First blog post

Hello fellow vertebrates! I’m a PhD student studying a special (to me!) group of fossil crocodylomorphs: Teleosauridae. Expect info on these beautiful prehistoric beasties, as well as other neat palaeontology science!