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Marine diatoms. (Photo by Mogana Das Murtey and Patchamuthu Ramasamy. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)
June 29, 2021
Diatoms — tiny phytoplankton that are responsible for a fifth of all energy converted into matter by plants — may have become important much earlier in the development of...
June 28, 2021
Jasmina Wiemann is a recipient of this year’s Winifred Goldring Award which is presented by the Association for Women Geoscientists and the Paleontological Society to...
June 21, 2021
Showcasing America’s most promising young scientists and engineers, the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences today named 31 finalists for the...
June 9, 2021
Roxanne will hold her fellowship during the Fall 2021 semester. Her project will produce a series of interactive online articles, published weekly, highlighting specimens...
June 7, 2021
The ancient burrowers of the seafloor have been getting a bum rap for years. These prehistoric dirt churners — a wide assortment of worms, trilobites, and other animals that...
June 2, 2021
The biggest shark attack in history did not involve humans. A new study by Earth scientists from Yale and the College of the Atlantic has turned up a massive die-off of...