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NASA James Webb Space Telescope
December 5, 2022
Editor’s Note: This post highlights data from Webb science in progress, which has not yet been through the peer-review process. On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 5, an...
A modern iguana, left, and two blocks (right) containing the holotype of Microteras borealis. The holotype consists of a portion of the snout (top) and the braincase (bottom). Although not an iguanan, Microteras borealis is one of the oldest examples of the crown lizard group that includes all living lizards. (Courtesy of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History)
December 2, 2022
Yale researchers have identified the oldest-known, definitive members of the lizard crown group that includes all living lizards and their closest extinct relatives. The two...
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
November 8, 2022
The Romer Prize is the Society’s top award for young researchers and is awarded for research achievements by a recent Ph.D. graduate. Historically, it has gone to...
Photo courtesy of Kirk Johnson
November 1, 2022
Johnson, one of Yale’s four annual Wilbur Cross Medal recipients, is now Sant Director at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. He spoke to the News about...