Earth and Environment - Palaeontology

Life Sciences - Nov 27
Life Sciences
Animals evolved from single-celled ancestors, before diversifying into 30 or 40 distinct anatomical designs. When and how animal ancestors made the transition from single-celled microbes to complex multicellular organisms has been the focus of intense debate.
Palaeontology - Nov 4
Palaeontology

A big problem with dinosaurs is that there seem to be too many meat-eaters. From studies of modern animals, there is a feeding pyramid, with plants at the bottom, then plant-eaters, and then meat-eaters at the top.

Earth Sciences - Oct 21
Earth Sciences

A new study led by Yale University confirms a long-held theory about the last great mass extinction event in history and how it affected Earth's oceans.

Life Sciences - Oct 2
Life Sciences

"An experiment of nature" after the end-Cretaceous mass extinction An international research team led by Giuseppe Marramą from the Institute of Paleontology of the University of Vienna discovered a

Palaeontology - Oct 24
Palaeontology

Scientists have discovered an extraordinary collection of fossils that reveal in detail how life recovered after a catastrophic event: the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous Period.

Environment - Oct 17
Environment

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, have produced an unprecedented record of the biotic recovery of ocean ecosystems that followed after the last mass extinction, 66 million years ago.

Environment - Sep 26
Environment

It takes ecosystems two million years to recover after a mass extinction and for them to become functional and resilient again, according to new UCL co-led research.


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