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

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Episode 9: The Palaeontological Association AGM

We report from the 56th Palaeontological Association AGM


 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!


 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


 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


 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.


 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


 2012-10-01  49m

Episode 3: Amber and Parasitism

We discuss amber and the insights it can give us into the world of parasitism


 2012-09-15  48m

Episode 1: Earliest fossils and the hunt for extraterrestrial life

We discuss NASA's mission to Mars and explore what kind of things we could expect from any signs of life on another planet based on what we know about early life on Earth from the fossil record


 2012-08-29  1h0m

 2012-08-28  38m