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October 24, 2017
A Yale-led research team has discovered a cache of embryo-like microfossils in northern Mongolia that may shed light on questions about the long-ago shift from microbes to...
September 29, 2017
The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History will participate in a venture to essentially create a digital encyclopedia providing free virtual access to detailed anatomical...
September 13, 2017
Researchers are learning more about the evolution of echinoderms, the group that includes sand dollars, sea urchins, and starfish, thanks to new evidence of the tentacle-like...
September 12, 2017
The dramatic, dinosaur-to-bird transition that occurred in reptiles millions of years ago was accompanied by profound changes in the skull roof of those animals — and holds...
September 7, 2017
The Palaeocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum1, 2 (PETM) was a global warming event that occurred about 56 million years ago, and is commonly thought to have been driven primarily by...
September 7, 2017
A new study argues that the “swimmers” of the natural world — from ships at sea to microorganisms floating through the bloodstream to ubiquitous quantum particles — exert a...
August 15, 2017
The award is given “for outstanding advances in understanding the role of mixed-phase processes in cloud-climate feedbacks”.  Trude will receive the award in January at the ...