Palaeocast

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

http://www.palaeocast.com

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episode 1142: Horseshoe Crabs


Part two of our interview with Dr Russell Bicknell on Horseshoe Crabs


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 2020-08-14  1h0m
 
 

episode 114: Horseshoe Crabs


Dr Russell Bicknell joins to examine the evolutionary history of the "living fossils" the horseshoe crabs


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 2020-07-31  48m
 
 

episode 113: PBS Eons


We delve into the world of science communication and take a close look at successful YouTube channel PBS Eons


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 2020-07-15  1h6m
 
 

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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 2020-06-29  37m
 
 

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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 2020-06-17  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