Palaeocast

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

http://www.palaeocast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 42m. Bisher sind 143 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche
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Episode 13: Best Western Denver Southwest


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?


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 2013-03-01  49m
 
 

Episode 12: Paleozoic problematica


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.


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 2013-02-15  58m
 
 

Episode 11: Sexual selection in the fossil record


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?


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 2013-02-01  47m
 
 

Episode 10: Carboniferous Arthropods


We talk to Dr. Russell Garwood about the Carboniferous, the land animals which were around at the time, and the techniques he uses to study these


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 2013-01-15  1h1m
 
 

Episode 9: The Palaeontological Association AGM


We report from the 56th Palaeontological Association AGM


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 2013-01-01  51m
 
 

Episode 8: Mesozoic Vertebrate Ecology


Dr Dave Hone joins us to talk about his vast and varied experience with Mesozoic vertebrates. Not to be missed by you dino fans!


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 2012-12-15  56m
 
 

Episode 7: Colouration in fossils


Colour is very important for animals, but how can we learn about the colours of fossils when they have had their tissues replaced by minerals? We talk to Dr Maria McNamara


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 2012-11-15  33m
 
 

Episode 6: Early vertebrate evolution and extinction


Dr Lauren Sallan discusses the early evolution of vertebrates and their recovery following the Late Devonian mass extinction event


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 2012-11-01  49m
 
 

Episode 5: Mistaken Point


We talk to Dr. Alex Liu about the biota of the Ediacaran period which is of critical importance to our understanding of the origin of animals because it immediately precedes the Cambrian fauna.


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 2012-10-15  1h0m
 
 

Episode 4: The fossil forests of Gilboa


We interview Professor William Stein of Binghamton University about the world's first forsets at Gilboa, NY, USA. We talk through the history of the research at this famous locality covering the destruction of the village of Gilboa and some of the 'paleon


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 2012-10-01  49m