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May 31, 2024
Study identifies a combination of factors that support and maintain the health of marine ecosystems via the churning of the seafloor by invertebrate animals.  Full Story...
KGL Seismometer Reading
April 17, 2024
Seismologists at Yale have partnered with the U.S. Geological Survey, Rutgers University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University, and the University of Texas...
February 19, 2024
A new Yale-led study combines 3D images and computer animation to visualize the movements of a long-extinct dinosaur. Researchers have developed a new way to visualize how...
Snowball Earth
February 14, 2024
A new study makes the case for asteroid strikes setting in motion global glaciation in the distant past. A Yale-led research team has picked a side in the “Snowball Earth”...
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...