Editors Note: Hat tip to Standing For Truth, George Bond, and Joseph Hubbard for pointing us to this. Even with … More
Wolves and Thylacines
A very interesting paper has come out in Communications Biology and been reported on in a Phys.org article regarding the similarity between wolves and thylacines (better known as Tasmanian tigers). In the new paper, the authors looked at skull similarities between wolves and thylacine pups. The pups were remarkably similar, despite being essentially unrelated evolutionarily. Let’s have a look at this article, then get into some of the implications for fossil phylogenetics.
Bioturbation is a natural process that happens all the time in the soil. Between insects burrowing in the ground, animals digging in it, and worms burrowing through it, the first couple of feet of soil are constantly being turned over.
Soft Dinosaur Eggs
Dinosaur eggs are always a topic that’s fun to talk about. Everyone loves dinosaurs, and if you don’t, you’re wrong. … More