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“It's an incredible museum—like a dinosaur national monument but more impressive,” says Jingmai O'Connor, an American paleontologist with the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing. Constructed over a massive exposed site covered in dinosaur fossils, the museum has ...
“My gut says it's a juvenile,” said Greg Liggett, a Bureau of Land Management paleontologist based in Billings. “It makes a lot of sense. There had to have ... “Montana is a hotbed for T. rex,” said David Burnham, preparator of vertebrate paleontology at the KU Biodiversity Institute. “In fact, I call it T. rex world.” ...

“The teeth suggest it's a Tyrannosaurus rex; however, there is still more work to be done,” David Burnham, preparator of vertebrate paleontology at the KU ... In 1988, eminent paleontologist Robert Bakker announced that the skull of what was believed to be a juvenile T. rex dug up in Montana decades ...
Paleontologists digging in Montana have hit the dinosaur jackpot. They've uncovered ... However, when Carr reviewed the controversial fossil for his master's thesis, published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology in 1999, he found that it had features seen in other juvenile tyrannosaurs. "And on top of ...
said co-author Christian Sidor, a professor of biology at UW and a curator of vertebrate paleontology at Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Sidor's team, comprised of a group of students, geologists, paleontologists, and postdoctoral researchers, conducted excavations in Ruhuhu Basin ruins in ...
"These papers highlight what a regional perspective we now have—we have the same fossils from Tanzania, Antarctica, Namibia and more," Christian Sidor, a University of Washington biology professor and curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture said in a ...

ReBecca Hunt, a paleontologist with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Moab, Utah, published a paper March 19 in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology identifying Arkansauras fridayi as a new species unique to Arkansas. It lived here during the Early Cretaceous period, about 113 million years ...
LOCKESBURG, Ark. (AP) - A scientific journal has given its imprimatur to Arkansas' state dinosaur, noting that its kind flourished in Asia but are not well-represented in North America. Details about the Arkansaurus fridayi were published Monday in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Joe Friday ...
That includes the differences seen in their limb proportions, according to Masaya Iijima, a vertebrate paleontologist from Hokkaido University in Japan He found that over the course of millions of years, crocodiles tended to have longer humerus bones and femur bones than alligators. That suggests that the ...
Vertebrate paleontologist Dennis Voeten of the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in France and his colleagues used an imaging technique called propagation phase-contrast synchrotron X-ray microtomography to study detailed cross-sections of the humerus and ulna bones of three Archaeopteryx ...
WATERLOO — Ask Matt Lamanna when his interest in paleontology was born, and he provides the answer quickly. ... from the end of the age of dinosaurs are hard to find in Africa,” explained Lamanna, the assistant curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh.
Masaya Iijima, a vertebrate paleontologist from Hokkaido University in Japan and lead author on the study, measured more than 120 alligator and crocodile skeletons from nearly a dozen museums across the world. Then he analyzed the results using a statistical model. The specimens mostly belonged to ...
In 1974 he became Professor of Biology and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ). ... Here, with his former student Neil Shubin (University of Chicago) and the vertebrate paleontologist Edward B. Daeschler (Academy of Natural Sciences, Drexel University), ...
After reading Othenio Abel's Principles of Vertebrate Paleontology, she had her calling: the study of ancient animals through their bones. She would go on to become one of the most significant paleontologists of the 20th century, and the first woman to be elected president of the Society of Vertebrate ...
Rob Gay, a paleontologist at the University of Western Colorado and leader of the expedition, announced the results at the Western Association of Vertebrate ... The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, alongside five Native American tribes, is suing Trump over Bears Ears and a number of other proposed rollbacks of ...
“Within the paleontology community, the size of this site and the potentially large number of specimens buried there represent an extraordinary opportunity ... Gay's announcement, made at the Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists's annual conference in St. George, Utah, also calls attention to ...
Until now, four-legged animals from the Mesozoic era, the dinosaur age, were not known to be in the area of Slovakia. The majority of Slovakia was covered by water during the Mesozoic era and therefore the probability of finding remains of four-legged animals is very small. The only exception until ...

11th Annual SeAVP Conference, May 23–27, 2018, North Carolina (Link); Trekking Across the GOBE: From the Cambrian through the Katian, IGCP 653 Annual Meeting, June 3-7, 2018, Athens, Ohio, USA (Link); European Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists Annual Meeting, Caprica, June 26–July 1, ...
... of tiny teeth have led scientists to identify the most distant ancestor of today's kangaroos. The fossils were found in the desert heart of Australia, and then hidden away, and almost forgotten in a museum collection for over three decades. The findings are published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.
Paleontology, like much else in the cultural landscape, has a strong western influence and bias. Students are more likely than not to be given textbooks and external readings from Europe and North America no matter where they are in the world. I often think about my own experiences as a paleontology ...
Paleontologist Robert Gay's quest to find the fossilized remains of an ancient phytosaur, a primitive ancestor to crocodiles, turned into something much larger last summer when he came upon a major trove of ... 16 at the annual meeting of the Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists in St. George.
Rob Gay, a paleontologist at the University of Western Colorado and leader of the expedition, announced the results at the Western Association of Vertebrate ... The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, alongside five Native American tribes, is suing Trump over Bears Ears and a number of other proposed rollbacks of ...
A paleontologist and volunteer walk a ridgeline in the fossil-rich badlands of southern Utah, now ground zero for a fight over the future of U.S. national ... Gay's announcement, made at the Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists's annual conference in St. George, Utah, also calls attention to ...
Until now, four-legged animals from the Mesozoic era, the dinosaur age, were not known to be in the area of Slovakia. The majority of Slovakia was covered by water during the Mesozoic era and therefore the probability of finding remains of four-legged animals is very small. The only exception until ...
Scott is a professional vertebrate paleontologist with over three decades of experience and had heard about Harrington's diggings in a cave near what would ... "Archeologists and paleontologists have figured out that caves preserve very well," says Natural History Curator Sali Underwood at the Nevada state Museum.
According to Nao Kusuhashi, assistant professor of vertebrate paleontology at the Graduate School of Science and Engineering of Ehime University, the fossils found in Mine came from the latest period of the species' existence. “It is significant evidence that shows a dicynodont in its twilight once inhabited ...
Activities include collecting vertebrate fossil remains exploring museums and archeological sites, and learning about the history and culture of the Native people. Participants will learn how to identify fossil remains and will be introduced to equipment used by vertebrate paleontologists while working with ...
“This is fantastically interesting natural history,” says Ted Daeschler, a vertebrate paleontologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. “Neurons essential for us to walk originated in ancient fish species,” says Jeremy Dasen, a neuroscientist at New York University. Based on fossil records, ...
Paleontologist and vice president of Mansoura university's vertebrate paleontology division, Sanaa Al-Sayed, works on renovating the plant-eating Cretaceous Period dinosaur, named Mansourasaurus shahinae, remains that were discovered in Dakhla Oasis, in the town of El Mansoura in the delta north of ...
A researcher from Mansoura University's center for Vertebrate Paleontology (MUVP) works on rocky fossils of Mansourasaurus in Mansoura, Egypt, on Feb. 6, 2018. The Egyptian discovery of remains of an ancient dinosaur in its Western Desert reveals a link between Africa and Europe in the Late ...
260 views. Hesham Sallam, leader of the excavation team and head of the university's Center for Vertebrate Paleontology. ... The news was welcomed by other paleontologists, who now see the desert to the west of the Nile as fertile ground for new information about the Earth's former residents. Kristi Curry ...
60 views. Hesham Sallam, leader of the excavation team and head of the university's Center for Vertebrate Paleontology. ... The news was welcomed by other paleontologists, who now see the desert to the west of the Nile as fertile ground for new information about the Earth's former residents. Kristi Curry ...
Well, we are a research team at the Mansoura University Vertebrate Paleontology center (MUVP). We have been excavating for dinosaurs' fossils since 2008 in Sahara Desert oases particularly; we know that this region has lots of vertebrate fossils such as whales, dinosaurs etc. So, we have travelled a lot ...
All of the eggs belonged to one species: Hamipterus tianshanensis. It lived in the early Cretaceous Period, some 120 million years ago, in what is now northwestern China. Xiaolin Wang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing led the research team. As a vertebrate paleontologist, he studies the ...
The paleontologist Rob Gay wasn't expecting to find anything significant that day. He and a few of his ... The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology and others recently filed suit against the administration for shrinking Bears Ears and another Utah national monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante. The society ...
The fossilized remains of Mansourasaurus were unearthed by an expedition undertaken by the Mansoura University Vertebrate Paleontology (MUVP) initiative, ... The lack of a Late Cretaceous fossil record in Africa is frustrating for paleontologists since, at that time, the continents were undergoing massive ...
The Mansoura University Vertebrate Paleontology group will continue its work looking for fossils in northern Africa. "What's exciting is that our team is just getting started," Sallam said. "Now that we have a group of well-trained vertebrate paleontologists here in Egypt, with easy access to important fossil sites ...
... fossils geology Jurassic Madagascar mammals Mass extinction mesozoic Miocene Museums national fossil day ontogeny open access open data paleoecology Paleontology PLOS ONE publishing Social Media South Africa SVP teeth top 10 Top 10 Open Access Fossils Triassic vertebrate paleontology ...
Dr. Jessica Theodor and Dr. Jason Anderson, 2017 Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting: Bringing the conference back to Alberta for the first time in 29 years, Dr. Theodor and Dr. Anderson welcomed 1,000 of their international colleagues to Calgary. Each year, vertebrate paleontologists, ...
"It doesn't look like any other dinosaur that we know so far." What's so particular about the never-before-seen species, Halszkaraptor escuilliei, is that it's the only known dinosaur that could both walk and swim. Andrea Cau is the vertebrate paleontologist at the Geological and Palaeontological Museum in ...
Paleontologists have partially reconstructed the dinosaur's original plumage colors based on melanosomes in the fossil. ... says Xu Xing, co-author of the thesis on the new dinosaur published in Nature Communication and researcher at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology.
And so I'm encouraging institutions, paleontologists, amateur fossil hunters and enthusiasts, volunteers, students, pretty much anyone who wants to share science with the next generation of budding scientists and ... The logo also features the “poster child” of vertebrate paleontology, Tyrannosaurus. Fossils ...
The paleontologists compared the melanosome impressions to melanosomes found in living birds and found that they most closely resembled those in ... both ancient and modern,” said co-lead author Professor Xing Xu, from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology at the Chinese ...
“The species name honors the late David Pickering, who was Museums Victoria's Collection Manager, Vertebrate Palaeontology,” said University of Queensland paleontologist Dr. Matt Herne and colleagues. “David contributed significantly to Australian paleontology in the lab and field, and tirelessly ...
A newly discovered creature walked like a duck and swam like a penguin. But this was no bird. The strange species is an ancient dinosaur. Researchers say it's the first one they know of that could both walk and swim. Andrea Cau and his colleagues studied the fossil. Cau is a vertebrate paleontologist at ...
This "bizarre" feature has never been seen before in either dinosaurs or birds, which evolved from dinosaurs, said study co-researcher Xing Xu, a researcher at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. This suggests that tail feathers may have ...
Deadline January 31, 2018 (Paleo Society); Nominations For Paleontological Society Award Or PS fellow! Deadlines February 1 and 21, 2018 (Paleo Society); Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists Annual Meeting, St. George, Utah, Feb. 16–18, 2018, Abstract Deadline January 12, 2018 (Link) ...
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 ... size suggest it had a different diet, capable of eating even more plant food as well as small vertebrates — a diet more like some of its South American cousins.
But Chinese paleontologist Huang Wanbo said the conclusion is not well-grounded. "The fossil they found is rather small, and it lacks the very specialized dental anatomy found in modern giant pandas," said Huang, researcher of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the ...
She pursued her work while at the Museum of Northern Arizona with her husband, paleontologist Edwin “Ned” Colbert, and they traveled the world as a scientist-artist team. She illustrated books—and ... In 1943 she designed the logo for the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. In her words, “what there is of ...


 

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