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October 10, 2014
The Task Force is chaired by Sterling Professor of Economics, William Nordhaus.  Robin was appointed through the the Graduate Student Assembly while the other two student...
October 2, 2014
Eurypterids, or sea scorpions, immediately caught paleontologist Richard Laub’s attention when he became a curator at the Buffalo Museum of Science in 1973. Browsing the...
October 1, 2014
Daniel Field (Geology and Geophysics) is “passionate about the evolution of vertebrate animals” and spends much of his time photographing wildlife and collecting fossils....
September 17, 2014
Dave has been asked to deliver a prestigious talk at the AGU Fall meeting in San Francisco, December 2014.  Dave, who plans to speak about the origins of plate tectonics,...
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...