A new study published last week in PLOS ONE highlights just how many broken bones and traumatic injuries and infections a species of ichthyosaur can take.
This is a blog post I recently wrote for the PLOS Paleontology Community Blog. I am archiving it on my personal website. You can access the original article here. Last week, a new species of dinosaur was described in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. The dinosaur, Arkansaurus fridayi, is an ornithomimosaur the Early Cretaceous ofContinue reading “Stepping Out: New Ornithomimosaur from Arkansas Described | PLOS Paleo Community”
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”
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”
A discovery in an underwater cave in Mexico may indicates the earliest human settlers of the Americas.