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We talk to Prof. David Harper of Durham University about the explosive diversification during the Early Ordovician and its possible causes.
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We talk trilolobites with Prof Richard Fortey of London's Natural History Museum and find out about their facinating morphology and ecology.
We talk to Kenneth De Baets about ammonoids, their life history, macroevolution and ecology.
We discus the evolution of cyanobacteria and the role they played in producing our oxygen rich atmosphere. With Dr. Bettina Schirrmeister, University of Bristol.
Dr. Giles Miller, Senior Curator of Micropalaeontology at the NHM introduces us to micropalaeontology.
What are trace fossils and why should we study them instead of real fossils? We talk to Prof. Tony Martin in the second of a two-part episode.
What are trace fossils and why should we study them instead of real fossils? We talk to Prof. Tony Martin in this first of a two-part episode.
Every palaeontologist needs to put their feet up once in a while, and what better place to do so that the Best Western Denver Southwest?
How do you interpret a fossil that has no obvious modern counterpart and is not clearly related to any other organism? We speak to Dr Jakob Vinther.
Sexual selection is responsible for much of the astounding diversity in morphology and behaviour that we can see in animals and plants today, but how can we reliably recognise it in the fossil record?