Palaeocast

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

http://www.palaeocast.com

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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
 
 

episode 104: Ediacaran Developmental Biology


Dr Frankie Dunn joins us to discuss Ediacaran developmental biology and how we might learn more about the identity of these organisms based on how they grow, than from what they grow into.


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 2019-10-15  55m
 
 

episode 103: Terror Birds


Dr “Dino” Degrange, joins us to talk about the anatomy and palaeoecology of the terror birds (Phorusrhacidae). Were they really that terrifying?


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 2019-09-15  41m
 
 

episode 102: Small Shelly Fossils


Part two: Dr Marissa Betts joins us to delve into the earliest Cambrian of Australia, explore its fauna and determine how these small shelly fossils fit into the global geological timescale.


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 2019-09-01  33m
 
 

episode 102: Small Shelly Fossils


Dr Marissa Betts joins us to delve into the earliest Cambrian of Australia, explore its fauna and determine how these small shelly fossils fit into the global geological timescale.


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 2019-08-14  42m
 
 

episode 101: Organic Preservation of Dinosaur Bone


We evaluate the preservation of original organic content in dinosaur bone with Dr Evan Saitta of the Field Museum of Natural History


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 2019-07-01  1h9m
 
 

episode 100: Tiktaalik


In this episode we speak with Prof. Neil Shubin, Professor of Organismal Biology at the University of Chicago, about the discovery of Tiktaalik and his use of developmental biology.


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 2019-05-24  39m
 
 

episode 99: Megalodon and Marine Megafauna


Dr Catalina Pimiento joins us to discuss everything we know about megalodon, its ecology and how it got to be so big!


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 2019-04-15  40m