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

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episode 1142: Horseshoe Crabs

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


 2020-08-14  1h0m

episode 114: Horseshoe Crabs

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


 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


 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!


 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.


 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


 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


 2020-05-01  45m

04/20 Announcement

Updates about the show and discussion of recent events


 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.


 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.


 2020-02-02  35m