Reimagining dinosaurs prehistoric icons

Reimagining dinosaurs prehistoric icons

Article by National Geographic
Scientists have learned more about the ancient animals in the last 25 years than in the previous 250—from the color of their skin and feathers to how they lived and evolved.
By Michael Greshko
Photographs By Paolo

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APPOINTMENT OF CO-CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

APPOINTMENT OF CO-CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

I am delighted to announce that the Board of Trustees of PAST unanimously voted at their meeting on the 22nd July 2020 to appoint Zwelibanzi (Zweli) Vincent Mntambo as Co-Chairman of PAST.
Having reached an advanced stage in a distinguished and

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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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The PAST Matters this Giving Tuesday

The PAST Matters this Giving Tuesday

The further back you can look, the further forward you are likely to see.
– Winston Churchill-
Imagine a 40-year-old basing a life decision on experiences gained in only the last 30 minutes. That is what society does if it ignores lessons from the vast 3.8-billion-year period that preceded written

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