This is an article I wrote for the PLOS Paleontology Community blog on March 8, 2018. I am archiving it here on my personal website. View the original post here. A big component of paleontological work revolves around identifying morphological characters that diagnose distinct species in the fossil record. But therein lies an unavoidable problem: whereContinue reading “Shell Shock! Can morphometrics distinguish fossil turtle species? | PLOS Paleo Community”
A discovery in an underwater cave in Mexico may indicates the earliest human settlers of the Americas.
It’s November, a month to ruminate on all of the things we are thankful for while we ruminate copious amounts of food (at least in the United States). I’ve been contemplating all of the things that I am thankful for, besides the usual suspects (you know, friends, family, a pretty cool research project, and, ofContinue reading “Lungfishes Are Not Airheads!”