News

September 16, 2014
In life, Tyrannosaurus rex usually got the best of the less fearsome duck-billed dinosaurs, or hadrosaurs: T. rex ate them. But in death, the plant-eating hadrosaurs have...
September 2, 2014
Yale geology and geophysics professor Ruth Blake recently completed a tour of duty as lead scientist aboard the exploration vessel Nautilus, during the Windward Passage leg...
September 2, 2014
A new species of carnivorous crustacean has been identified, which roamed the seas 435 million years ago, grasping its prey with spiny limbs before devouring it. The fossil...
August 25, 2014
Microscopic fish teeth may carry a message of hope from an ecological upheaval in the distant past, scientists at Yale University and the University of California-San Diego (...
August 14, 2014
Ruth is a member of the science advisory board for the E/V Nautilus run by Ocean Exploration Trust and she will be serving as chief scientist onboard the E/V Nautilus...
July 22, 2014
The Donald L. Turcotte Award is given annually to one honoree in recognition of outstanding dissertation research that contributes directly to nonlinear geophysics. The...
July 9, 2014
Poor peepers are a problem, even if you are a big, bad sea scorpion. One minute, you’re an imperious predator, scouring the shallow waters for any prey in sight. The next,...