This is an article I wrote for the PLOS Paleontology Community blog, and am archiving it here. The original post was published on December 28, 2017, and can be accessed here. With the end of the year comes the end to our countdown of the winners of the Top 10 Open Access Fossil Taxa ofContinue reading “Top 10 Open Access Fossil Taxa of 2017: Eekaulostomus cuevasae | PLOS Paleo Community”
Featured Image: The perinatal hadrosaurid right dentary (UALVP 54419), occlusal transverse histological thin section. From Bramble et al. (2017). Papers (All Open Access): Trophic and tectonic limits to the global increase of marine invertebrate diversity (Scientific Reports) Testing the applicability of a benthic foraminiferal-based transfer function for the reconstruction of paleowater depth changes in Rhodes (Greece)Continue reading “Fossil Friday Roundup: December 1, 2017”
A new technique can be used to examine even the tiniest of details on fossils.
PLOSBLOGS Update 12/4/17 President Trump Declares Major Reduction of Bears Ears Monument This Feb/2017 guest post to the PLOS Paleontology Community is by guest blogger Robert Gay. Rob is the Curator of Education at the Museum of Western Colorado, and also frequently contributes to the blog Prehistoric Pub. He can be found on Twitter @Paleorob. Thank you, Rob, for contributingContinue reading “Paleontology of Bears Ears National Monument, Utah”
For being one of the largest groups of vertebrates, and having one of the richer fossil records among organisms, the relationships of fishes are still hotly debated. Humongous datasets are being compiled that involve molecular (both nuclear and mitochondrial) data, compared and contrasted with thorough morphological analyses. (I’m not going to get into all ofContinue reading “Gone Fishin’ in the Cretaceous: A New Species of Acanthomorph from Canada”