Palaeocast

A free webseries exploring the fossil record and the evolution of life on Earth.

http://www.palaeocast.com

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episode 112: Extinction of the dinosaurs


So what killed the non-avian dinosaurs? A meteorite or volcanism? Research by Dr Alessandro Chiarenza published today tells us which!


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episode 111: Diversity in Palaeontology


Given the current discussions and anti-racism activism going on around the world, we reflect on some of the equality issues within our science and the ways in which they are being addressed.


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   1h1m
 
 

episode 110: The Fin-Limb Transition and Early Tetrapod Biodiversity


Prof. Mike Coates and Ben Otoo both join to discuss Jenny Clack's Legacy


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 2020-05-31  1h10m
 
 

episode 109: Early Tetrapod Feeding Mechanics


Dr Laura Porro joins us to look at the fins-to-limbs transition from a biomechanical perspective. We also reflect on the recent passing of Prof. Jenny Clack


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 2020-05-01  45m
 
 

04/20 Announcement


Updates about the show and discussion of recent events


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 2020-04-18  2m
 
 

episode 108: Plesiosaurs


Dr Ben Kear takes us back to the Mesozoic to hunt for plesiosaurs at the South Pole. We discuss the significance of polar latitudes to the evolution of the group and how the Australian opal mining industry is helping to find new specimens.


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 2020-03-01  53m
 
 

episode 107: Nomenclature


We continue our exploration of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature with Dr Markus Bertling, considering its application to the fossil record and reviewing the fantastic case of scrotum humanum.


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 2020-02-02  35m
 
 

episode 107: Nomenclature


What's in a name? What can and can't you name an organism? Dr Markus Bertling, commissioner at the ICZN, helps clarify.


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 2020-01-20  39m
 
 

episode 106: Herpetology


We're joined by Prof. Susan Evans who gives us an overview of the field of herpetology, and the research she is carrying out with colleagues around the world. We explore the elusive origins of crown amphibians, and what recent fieldwork in Scotland could


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 2020-01-01  57m
 
 

episode 105: Ferrodraco


Liz and Adele Pentland catch up at SVP to discuss Ferrodraco, Australia's most complete pterosaur.


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 2019-11-15  31m