Plant Detective Aviwe Matiwane: South African paleobotanist

Plant Detective Aviwe Matiwane: South African paleobotanist

Article from: https://mostlymammoths.wordpress.com/2020/07/12/plant-detective-aviwe-matiwane-south-african-paleobotanist/
 Photo: Gorgeous image of a Glossopteris leaf, photo taken by and courtesy of Aviwe Matiwane.
 
 
 

“Who would have thought that one day a curious village girl would be a palaeobotanist? Don’t let anyone dim your light. Be bright in the corner where you are.” — tweeted

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A ‘graffiti’ wall reveals women’s stories from the South African War

A ‘graffiti’ wall reveals women’s stories from the South African War

Article from: https://www.modernghana.com/news/995901/a-graffiti-wall-reveals-womens-stories-from.html

About 80km east of Pretoria in South Africa, near the town of Bronkhorstspruit, there’s a rocky outcrop in a secluded ravine in the countryside. There’s nothing remarkable about this outcrop – which has, over the years, made it a

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Conserved in-ovo cranial ossification sequences of extant saurians allow estimation of embryonic dinosaur developmental stages

Conserved in-ovo cranial ossification sequences of extant saurians allow estimation of embryonic dinosaur developmental stages

Repost from Newscientist.com

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-60292-z?fbclid=IwAR34glctFuYrrBpEZP4OtiO23wmHYyagT1X5AW31t6wNly9-yX7ZyPlasPo

Abstract

Dinosaur embryos are among the rarest of fossils, yet they provide a unique window into the palaeobiology of these animals. Estimating the developmental stage of dinosaur embryos is hindered by the

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You could be spreading the coronavirus without realising you’ve got it

You could be spreading the coronavirus without realising you’ve got it

Repost from Newscientist.com
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2238473-you-could-be-spreading-the-coronavirus-without-realising-youve-got-it/#ixzz6Hn0C0AhU
 
With more than 380,000 confirmed cases worldwide, one thing is clear about the new coronavirus: it is very good at infecting people. Now studies are starting to reveal just how infectious it is – and when a person with covid-19 is most likely to spread

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March Newsletter

March Newsletter

A Message from our CEO
No year at PAST is ever ordinary. How can it be when we’re in the extraordinary business of helping discover, protect and share millions-year-old fossils – ancient objects that provide us with the evidence for our key messaging of helping to end discrimination and the

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