Featured image: Statues of Iguanodon and Megalosaurus on display at the Natural History Museum in London. Photo by Sarah Gibson.
Papers (all Open Access):
- Special volume dedicated to Tom Rich (Link)
- Osteogenic tumour in Australopithecus sediba: Earliest hominin evidence for neoplastic disease (South African Journal of Science)
- Earliest hominin cancer: 1.7-million-year-old osteosarcoma from Swartkrans Cave, South Africa (South African Journal of Science)
- Vertebral Adaptations to Large Body Size in Theropod Dinosaurs (PLOS ONE)
Society Events and Updates:
- ICYMI, the 2019 SVP meeting venue had been chosen! Start saving your money now, because it will be held in Brisbane, Australia!
- How dinosaurs hopped across an ocean (Link)
- NZ wren DNA analysis reshapes geological theory (Link)
- Before Animals, Evolution Waited Eons to Inhale (Link)
- First discovery of a new extinct carnivorous marsupial (Link)
New index reveals likelihood of terrestrial or aquatic lifestyles of extinct mammals (Link)
Dinosaur Fossils X-Rayed To Study 200 Million-Year-Old Plant-Eating Heterodontosaurus tuck (Link)
North Dakota paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education (Link)
Laser beams thwart dinosaur thieves (Link)
Around the Blogosphere:
- Revisting the Ancient Seas (Link)
- To collect or not to collect: are fossil-hunting laws hurting science? (Link)
- Alligators Can Turn Armor into Eggshell (Link)
- The Daggernose Shark Is Near Extinction (Link)
- One Scientist’s Quest to Scan Every Species of Fish (Link)
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