Palaeo After Dark

A group of scientists have biweekly informal discussions about evolutionary biology and palaeontology... over beer.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h24m. Bisher sind 230 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

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Podcast 212 - Ruining T-Rex


The gang discusses two papers that talk about T-Rex, and also the interesting way that these papers were discussed in popular culture. The first paper looks at the walking speed of T-Rex, and the second paper estimates how many T-Rex could have lived...


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 2021-05-23  1h26m
 
 

Podcast 211 - Fossil Ecological Networks


The gang talks about two papers that look at changes in ecological interactions through deep time. The first paper looks at how ecological networks changed from the Permian into the Triassic, and the second paper looks at how echinoid diversity...


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 2021-05-09  1h40m
 
 

Podcast 210 - Mega Shark Doot Do Do Do


The gang discusses two papers that look at the ecology of the ancient shark Megalodon. One paper uses our knowledge of modern sharks to fill in the missing data on what Megalodon could have looked like, and the other looks for evidence of Megalodon...


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 2021-04-25  1h28m
 
 

Podcast 209 - Spacing Out


The gang discusses two papers that look at how animals take up space in a community. The first paper looks at ancient reef systems and uses spatial analysis to infer ecological interactions between corals. The second paper looks at the impact that...


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 2021-04-11  1h34m
 
 

Podcast 208 - Stable States


The gang discuss two papers that look at community structure in fossil and modern biota. The first paper looks at the size distribution of dinosaur communities and finds an interesting lack of mid-sized predators. The second paper looks at a modern...


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 2021-03-28  1h27m
 
 

Podcast 207 - Sneks and the Toad Wars


The gang discusses two papers that look at snake evolution and ecology. The first paper looks at the evolutionary steps required for venom spitting behavior in cobras, and the second paper looks at how snake populations in the tropics are being...


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 2021-03-14  1h41m
 
 

Podcast 206 - In The Face


The gang discusses two papers that look at evidence for past behavior in the fossil record using both fossil and modern data. The first looks at the evolution of vibration sensing organs in bird beaks, and the second paper looks at how shark teeth...


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 2021-02-28  1h29m
 
 

Podcast 205 - Horse Couture


The gang discusses two papers that look at how competition, environment, and biogeography affect macroevolutionary patterns. The first paper looks at the evolution of bird beaks, and the second paper looks at patterns in horse evolution. Meanwhile,...


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 2021-02-14  1h44m
 
 

Podcast 204 - Cool Arthropod Bro


The gang discusses two papers that look at interesting new arthropod fossil finds. The first paper is the discovery of a new early arthropod which complicates our understanding of their evolution, and the second paper is a large deposit of trace...


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 2021-01-31  1h1m
 
 

Podcast 203c - Mars Inc. Part 2


The gang celebrates the end of the year by taking another break to play Fiasco, a crime/noir storytelling game by Bully Pit Games.   Thank you for subscribing to our Mars Inc. weekly newsletter. We value your continued engagement with the Mars...


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 2021-01-17  2h51m