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20-Foot Monster Shark Once Trolled Mesozoic Seas

June 3rd, 2015. A giant shark the size of a two-story building prowled the shallow seas 100 million years ago, new fossils reveal.

The massive fish,  680 more words

Sciences

Of dinosaurs, Gramsci, Aussie polluters and #climate change: 5 easy pieces

I appear to be Learning.  Instead of 13 articles to synthesise, this one only goes up to five.

They’re listed below, and I’ll take them in the order I read them, which is mostly chronological. 2,156 more words

Academia

Book Review: Dinosaurs: The Grand Tour

Books about dinosaurs literally fill up entire entire store and library shelves due to the numerous amounts of them (we are after all in a “golden age” of paleontology!) While when I was younger I’d buy or ask for nearly any book relating to dinosaurs as I got older (and the books became more in depth and factual) the books began to raise in price. 1,076 more words

Review

News: Bat-like dinosaur discovered in China

I’ve just GOT to write about this.

Recently, a new dinosaur from China has been discovered and named. It is called Yi qi – yes, that’s it’s full scientific genus and species name; not very impressive, is it? 320 more words

Euanthus pannii

I’ve seen some coverage of this new putative Jurassic flower published online and open-source in Historical Biology a few weeks ago, so I decided I’d share my thoughts. 807 more words

Anthropocene, the Human Epoch

We’re living in the Human Epoch, an age where humanity is profoundly affecting the Earth’s biosphere. We can’t control it – too many of us running off in all directions – but we may be able to precisely date its beginning. 469 more words

Neat Science News

When Life Almost Died

Friday, 13th of March, 252 Million Years Ago

The most famous mass extinction is the one that killed the dinosaurs. (Check it out on Logarithmic History, April 6). 287 more words