Tag Archives: palaeobiology

Fossils Don’t Lie…Do They?

Lizard evolution shows discrepancy between molecular data and fossil record. Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Green (but it used to be)

After the Triassic–Jurassic mass extinction, green algae proliferated in seawater conditions that delayed the recovery of other species. Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

Shells, bones, and teeth evolved in response to seawater chemistry changes triggered by the Great Unconformity. Continue reading

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Burgess Shale-type Fossil Preservation

Extraordinary soft-tissue preservation is due to early inhibition of microbial activity. Continue reading

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