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April 6, 2018
Researchers have found an ancient monitor lizard with a fourth eye — a discovery that may signal a new wrinkle in the way eyesight evolved in vertebrates. “This tells us how...
April 6, 2018
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March 26, 2018
Scientists have identified a new species of reptile from prehistoric Connecticut and, boy, does it have a mouth on it. Named Colobops noviportensis, the creature lived 200...
Nicole Shibley has been awarded a Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship
March 7, 2018
Nicole is studying the dynamics of the Arctic Ocean. Her current research combines theory and observations to investigate ocean mixing processes that are responsible for...
 A mineral blueprint for finding Burgess Shale-type fossils
February 19, 2018
Scientists have identified a mineral signature for sites that are more likely to contain rare fossils that preserve evidence of soft tissue — essential information to...
Noah Planavsky has been selected to receive the  2018 F.W. Clarke Award from the Geochemical Society
February 9, 2018
The Geochemical Society is the largest and most influential geochemical organization globally, and the Clarke is their premier award for an early-career geochemist. From the...
Anjan Bhullar has received an American Association of Anatomists Young Investigator Award
February 8, 2018
The Young Investigator Award will be presented at the Experimental Biology 2018 meeting this April. From the Associations’ website, the award “…recognizes investigators...