The black banded gecko, shown here, is a good approximation of the physical appearance of Helioscopos dickersonae, the researchers said. (Wikipedia image)
December 5, 2023
Helioscopos dickersonae lived in North America in the late Jurassic period, 100 million years earlier than any previously known early gecko relative.Yale paleontologists have...
Noah Planavsky
November 10, 2023
Four science stars on the fast-track to impact. With the world at their feet, these prolific young researchers are making their mark.   Among the fastest-rising researchers...
Bottom left, a reconstruction of Rotaciurca superbus, otherwise known as Ezekiel’s Wheel. Top right, a fossil specimen of Rotaciurca superbus.
November 9, 2023
Yale paleontologists have identified a “problematic” fossil as an ancient sea creature that lived in the plankton 420 million years ago. The mystery of Ezekiel’s Wheel — the...
Pincelli Hull
October 26, 2023
Pincelli Hull, an associate professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, is a 2023 Schmidt Science Polymath fellow. Yale paleontologist Pincelli Hull, whose...