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April 5, 2013
Temperature patterns during Earth’s last prolonged global “hot spell”–the Pliocene, some 5.3 to 2.6 million years ago–differed dramatically from those of...
April 4, 2013
In March 2013 Daniel Field, G&G PhD Student, visited Ecuador, one of the most biodiverse nations in the world. With ornithology PhD students Jake Musser and Sam Snow,...
April 3, 2013
The 4th Annual YCEI Conference will be held April 5th in Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT. The Conference, Water: The Looming Crises,  will...
March 29, 2013
Geological processes can affect evidence of the original colors of fossil feathers, according to new research by Yale University scientists, who said some previous...
March 27, 2013
Karl K. Turekian, a pioneering Yale geochemist who examined an uncommonly broad range of topics in planetary science — including the sediments of the deep seas, the hot...
March 25, 2013
Leo Hickey, a leading paleobotanist and Renaissance man who led Yale’s Peabody Museum of Natural History from 1982 to 1987, died on Feb. 9. He was 72. The cause was melanoma...
March 19, 2013
A soaring mountain range as tall as the Himalayas once towered over the U.S. East Coast. Some 20 miles (32 kilometers) of rock have since transformed into sand and mud,...

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