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scholar.google: The identity of Tetracyclus constrictus (Bacillariophyceae) and a description of Tetracyclus bradburyii, a new miocene species
DM Williams - Annales de paléontologie, 2009 - Elsevier
... Washington, Spokane Co., On Palouse Highway 2 miles S of Moran, Latah formation (CAS 383037,
USGS 5679). California, Strewing “Fires”, San Clemente Is., China Point, (CAS 307017, AL Brigger,
sn, predominantly marine deposit). Illustrations: Kaczmarska (1985: Pl. ...
abstract  science  latah_formation  palaentology  botany  2009 
february 2012 by oog
Earliest known European died in Torquay - Telegraph
They used a technique known as ultrafiltration to purify collagen deposits in the fossil and remove the masking factor of modern contamination, meaning they could more accurately date the fossil.
ultrafiltration  palaentology  devon  human_migration  science 
december 2011 by oog
New T. Rex Cousin Suggests Dinosaurs Arose in S. America
The connection boosts the theory that--at a time when the continents were still linked as a single supercontinent, Pangaea--the earliest dinosaurs arose in what is now South America, according to the study, which was funded in part by the National Geographic Society's Committee for Research and Exploration and will be published December 11 in the journal Science. (The National Geographic Society owns National Geographic News.)
dinosaurs  science  palaentology  south_america 
april 2011 by oog
New "Buck-Toothed Evil Spirit" Dinosaur Found
But the fossils show that the dinosaur has several features—including cavities in its vertebrae linked to the respiratory system—that bridge the evolutionary gap between the earliest dinosaurs and the neotheropods, the next group of predatory dinosaurs to evolve.
dinosaurs  palaentology  science  neotheropods 
april 2011 by oog
cambrian fossils
Some of the unusual animals that lived in the sea 500 million years ago thrived tens of millions of years later than previously known, a treasure trove of fossils in Morocco has revealed. The fossils prove that the famously bizarre creatures of the Cambrian (542 million to 488 million years ago) didn't die out at the end of that period — something that fossil hunters had suspected, but could not back up with evidence until now.
morocco  cambrian  palaentology  science  fossils 
may 2010 by oog

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