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January 5, 2016
A Yale-led study urges scientists to move their focus from species extinction to species rarity in order to recognize, and avoid, a mass extinction in the modern world....
January 1, 2016
The rise of humans threw a wrench into the way other land species organized themselves, according to a new statistical analysis covering millions of years of ecosystem...
December 16, 2015
You don’t name a sea creature after an ancient Greek warship unless it’s built like a predator. That’s certainly true of the recently discovered Pentecopterus, a giant sea...
December 2, 2015
The Earth’s tectonic plates may be more flexible than previously thought as they slide underneath each other and dive deep below the surface, according to new observations...
November 9, 2015
Nova’s “Making North American”, hosted by G&G alum Kirk Johnson, premiered November 4, 2015 on PBS, Episode two “Life” which features Noah Planavsky, will premiere...
November 6, 2015
Although reconstruction of the phylogeny of living birds has progressed tremendously in the last decade, the evolutionary history of Neoaves—a clade that encompasses nearly...
October 15, 2015
From the Academy’s website: “Being elected a member of the Academy constitutes exclusive recognition of successful achievements. These could be prominent research in...

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