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Paleontology

New insight into the Great Dying

A new study shows for the first time that the collapse of terrestrial ecosystems during Earth's most deadly mass extinction event was directly responsible for disrupting ocean chemistry. The international study, led by the University…

To think like a dinosaur

Palaeontologists at St Petersburg University created the most detailed virtual 3D-model of the endocranial cast and blood vessels of the head of an ankylosaurianCredit: Image provided by the authors of the paper.

On the hunt for megafauna in North America

Credit: Curtin University, Mike Bunce Research from Curtin University has found that pre-historic climate change does not explain the extinction of megafauna in North America at the end of the last Ice Age. The research,