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March 25, 2021
Conversations about geology with researchers making key contributions to our understanding of the Earth and the Solar System. What moves continents, creates mountains,...
March 17, 2021
Lightning strikes — perhaps a quintillion of them, occurring over a billion years — may have provided sparks of life for the early Earth. A new study by researchers at Yale...
March 5, 2021
A virtual lecture series hosted by the Departments of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Chemistry, the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of the...
March 3, 2021
A $100 million gift from FedEx will help fund a new center at Yale University focused on developing natural solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon. The Center for Natural...
John Wettlaufer
February 24, 2021
To quote the CASE mission statement: The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering is a non-profit institution patterned after the National Academy of Sciences to...
The absence of the physical remains of soft-bodied species, such as sea anemones, in the fossil record creates huge gaps in our understanding of ancient ecosystems, Yale researchers say.
February 9, 2021
Webs aren’t just for spiders. They can, in fact, describe vast networks of interconnected relationships within ecosystems, based on the food preferences of plants and animals...
February 5, 2021
The title is “Investigating the deep origin and evolution of the bird beak by synthesizing the fossil record and comparative embryology of archosaurian reptiles.” It will...