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Palaeontology - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Ancient whale named for UW paleontologist Elizabeth Nesbitt
Ancient whale named for UW paleontologist Elizabeth Nesbitt
A newly discovered species of whale - found preserved in ancient rock on the Oregon coast - has been named for a University of Washington paleontologist.

Palaeontology - Environment - 13.11.2018
Rare fossil bird deepens mystery of avian extinctions
Rare fossil bird deepens mystery of avian extinctions
During the late Cretaceous period, more than 65 million years ago, hundreds of different species of birds flitted around the dinosaurs and through the forests as abundantly as they flit about our woods and fields today.

Earth Sciences - Palaeontology - 25.10.2018
Q&A: Provost Mark Richards' welcome lecture asks: ‘What really killed the dinosaurs''
Q&A: Provost Mark Richards’ welcome lecture asks: ‘What really killed the dinosaurs’’
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Palaeontology - Earth Sciences - 26.07.2018
Classic fossil site re-explored in undergraduate project
Classic fossil site re-explored in undergraduate project
Aust Cliff near Bristol has been known as a rich fossil site since the 1820s. Since then, thousands of people have visited this spectacular location on the banks of the Severn, and collected fossils of ancient sharks and sea dragons.

Life Sciences - Palaeontology - 11.07.2018
Three Previously Unknown Ancient Primates Identified
Kirk's father and Austin-based artist Randy Kirk produced his own rendering of what the species might have looked like. Painting on marble by Randwolf. AUSTIN, Texas - Biological anthropologists from The University of Texas at Austin have described three new species of fossil primates that were previously unknown to science.