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Irmis is half Chure's age, but he also calls himself a kid who never grew up when it comes to paleontology. His eyes get wider, and he talks faster, as he takes me to another cabinet. He's also interested in this era. "Pretty much any paleontologist you talked to is as excited about it as I am," he says.
"David contributed significantly to Australian paleontology in the lab and field, and tirelessly assisted countless students of paleontology and researchers to achieve their goals." The partial skeleton of Diluvicursor pickeringi was discovered at the 'Eric the Red West' locality of the Eumeralla Formation in ...

The duck-size animal found in China had iridescent plumage all over its head and chest. Picture of. View Images. An artist's depiction of Caihong juji, a species of theropod dinosaur that lived 160 million years ago in what's now northeastern China. Illustration by Velizar Simeonovski, The Field Museum.
He discovered a passion for paleontology when he returned to college at the age of 37. He became an amateur paleontologist who specialized in Mid-Tertiary mammals and late Cretaceous marine fossils, according to his foundation's website. Jones died in 2013 while on a dig in Wyoming, but before his ...
According to VMNH Assistant Curator of paleontology Dr. Alex Hastings, the stegodon cast that will be featured at the museum is 12 feet tall at the hips and about 27 feet long. "Stegodon is really fun because not only is it a nice, giant Ice Age creature, but it's also one that people are maybe not quite as ...
The study of paleontology is vast and exceeds far beyond the preconceived notion that the study is limited to dinosaurs. Explore the world of paleontology with Grand Valley State University's biomedical sciences professor Laura Stroik at the January Science on Tap: Ask a paleontologist event. Stroik will be ...

Habelia optata, a close relative of the ancestor of modern-day spiders, scorpions and horseshoe crabs, evolved an extremely complex head to hunt and eat shelly animals, according to new research from the University of Toronto, Canada. Artistic reconstruction of Habelia optata. This creature and its ...
In this episode of Spotlight on science, arts and culture writer Frankie Lewis speaks with Win McLaughlin, a Ph.D. Candidate studying vertebrate paleontology at the University of Oregon. The two discuss McLaughlin's latest work in Kyrgyzstan, the mysteries surrounding earth's polarity, her motivations for ...
A detailed analysis of 3.465-billion-year-old microbial microfossils provides evidence to support an increasingly widespread understanding that life in the Universe is common. 3.465-billion-year-old fossil microbes indicate that life in the Universe is common. Image credit: Reimund Bertrams. Professor J.
An international team of paleontologists has found the remains of an unusual prehistoric bear that lived 3.5 million years ago (Pliocene epoch) in Canada's High Arctic. Reconstruction of Protarctos abstrusus in the Beaver Pond site area during the late summer. An extinct beaver, Dipoides, is shown carrying ...
Preserved in 99 million-year-old Burmese amber paleontologists found a tick grasping a dinosaur feather. The discovery, reported in the journal Nature Communications, is remarkable because fossils of blood-feeding parasites directly associated with remains of their host are exceedingly scarce, and the ...
paleontologists have found the fossil remains of a giant prehistoric penguin that lived about 59 to 56 million years ago (Paleocene epoch) in what is now New Zealand. Artististic reconstruction of the Paleocene giant penguin Kumimanu biceae. Image credit: Senckenberg Research Institute. The giant ...
The Society of vertebrate paleontology is suing to defend Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments in Utah. They're trying to protect more than 400 research sites, where scientists have found thousands of important fossils--including Diabloceratops, one of the oldest known ...
In this Aug. 15, 2017 photo, paleontologist Ashley Leger shows the skull of a young Columbian mammoth found at the construction site of the Metro Purple Line extension in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles subway system is... (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) More ...
paleontologists have discovered a new species of carnivorous marsupial lion that lived 26 to 18 million years ago (late Oligocene to early Miocene) in Australia's rainforests. Reconstruction of Wakaleo schouteni challenging the thylacinid Nimbacinus dicksoni over a kangaroo carcass in the late Oligocene ...
An international group of paleontologists has found the oldest fossilized remains of insects from the order Lepidoptera known to date. The fossils, mostly wing scales, are more than 70 million years older than the oldest fossils of flowering plants, and they shed new light on the so-far presumed co-evolution ...
paleontologists say they've found the fossilized remains of a new genus and species of bat that lived in New Zealand between 19 and 16 million years ago (Early Miocene epoch). An artist's impression of the New Zealand greater short-tailed, or burrowing, bat (Mystacina robusta) that went extinct last ...

2017 was an incredible year for paleontology. Three states declared official "state dinosaurs" and paleontologists made countless dino finds around the world. Here are some of the most important discoveries that changed our understanding of the enormous beasts that once ruled the Earth.
In this Aug. 15, 2017 photo, paleontologist Ashley Leger shows the skull of a young Columbian mammoth found at the construction site of the Metro Purple Line extension in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles subway system is... (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) More ...
paleontologists have discovered a new species of carnivorous marsupial lion that lived 26 to 18 million years ago (late Oligocene to early Miocene) in Australia's rainforests. Reconstruction of Wakaleo schouteni challenging the thylacinid Nimbacinus dicksoni over a kangaroo carcass in the late Oligocene ...
An analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA from fossils of extinct New World stilt-legged horses reveals that, contrary to previous findings, these enigmatic animals actually belonged outside of the horse genus Equus. This illustration depicts a family of New World stilt-legged horses (Haringtonhippus ...
Jane Davidson, professor of art history in the College of liberal arts at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently published her latest book on early efforts by governments to support paleontology. Patrons of paleontology: How Government Support Shaped a science follows the reasons why North American ...
P. David Polly is the president of the Society of vertebrate paleontology and the Shrock professor of sedimentary geology at Indiana University. Polly contributed this article to Live science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. President Donald Trump is expected to make a big announcement in Utah this ...
"So I'm confident that as a result of this second excavation, we'll have more insight into what happened here," said Fisher, director of the U-M Museum of paleontology. Bristle's farm deserved a second visit in part because a single radiocarbon date from one of the mammoth bones showed the animal to be ...
On Nov. 10, Dr. Michael Rischbieter and Mrs. Diane Rischbieter of PC's biology department took Dr. Rischbieter's paleontology class on a fossil-hunting expedition to Alabama. The group visited several geologic sites throughout the state, all of which were rich with fossils from millions and millions of years ...
"We get a lot of hyperbole in paleontology, but it's pretty phenomenal," says David Hone, a researcher at Queen Mary, University of London who wasn't involved with the study. "The science is at the absolute start, but the mere raw material is game-changing, potentially." View Images. Two of the newfound ...
A study published this week in the journal Palaeontology has revealed new details about feathers of the chicken-sized, feathered, bird-like dinosaur Anchiornis. A new depiction of Anchiornis and its contour feather. Image credit: Rebecca Gelernter. Anchiornis lived in what is now northeastern China during ...
"Kansas is like the birthplace of modern paleontology," Gsell said. "You had your Bone wars here, your most famous discoverers were here.
The trackway of a plant-eating sauropod dinosaur has been excavated in the Jura Mountains, France. This 508-foot (155 m) line of footsteps is ...
A research team led by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee paleoecologist Erik Gulbranson has found the fossil remnants of a Permian-age ...
Both Cope and Marsh were major players in early paleontology, a field of science concerned with fossilized remains. Although people had ...
The Spencer Museum of Art will host a conversation between two MacArthur Fellows to explore the intersections of paleontology and sculpting.
Often palaeontologists and other scientific researchers when testing for certain forensic and lifestyle factors in a specimen, teeth are used.
"In the world of paleontology there has been a lot of debate around a specimen found in China, which is approximately 160 million years old," ...
"paleontology is geology's hobby," he said. "It doesn't generally pay the bills, but it sure is fun to do sometimes. I'm thinking the paleontologists ...
BOZEMAN - A group of current and recently graduated Montana State University paleontology students and faculty members presented their ...
A three-time Canadian Athlete of the Year, Georges St-Pierre has been absent from MMA for four years. He returns Saturday to fight Michael ...
University of Bristol paleontologists and natural history artist Robert Nicholls have revealed how Sinosauropteryx prima -- a small theropod ...
According to a new study released this week, a fossil found in the Indian state of Gujarat represents the first nearly complete skeleton of an ...
Massive, exceptionally well-preserved cladoxylopsid tree trunks found in Xinjiang, China, have revealed an interconnected web of woody ...
Footprints of a previously unknown, very large carnivorous dinosaur have been found on an ancient land surface -- known as a palaeosurface ...
Katherine Whiteman, 19, is attending MC on the Legacy Scholarship, and while fulfilling her volunteer hour requirements for the scholarship, ...
A fossilized femur found at Eppelsheim in the 1820s helped kick start the fields of paleontology and paleoanthropology. Unfortunately, many of ...
An international team of paleontologists from the United States, Australia and Tanzania has discovered a new species of hyaenodont that lived ...
There are literally tons of fossils that come to the University of Iowa paleontology Repository, and over half of them have actually been found ...
Meet "Wonderful Weirdos" at the University of Montana paleontology Center this Wednesday during a celebration of National Fossil Day.
A new species of marine reptile that lived about 163 million years ago (Middle Jurassic epoch) has been identified from a fossil found near ...
CHAMPAIGN -- It's not unusual to find 12-year-old Reagan Lee in a University of Illinois paleontology lab on a Saturday, looking at rocks ...
On August 26, paleontologist Ted Fremd received one of the Society of vertebrate paleontology's (SVP) highest awards. The Morris F. Skinner ...
"Thirty years later the paleontology collections at the John Day Fossil Beds exceed 50,000 specimens, each of which is rigorously referenced ...


 

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