The East Antarctic Ice Sheet locks away enough water to raise sea level an estimated 53 meters (174 feet). It's also thought to be among the most stable, not gaining or losing mass even as ice sheets in West Antarctica and Greenland shrink. New research has found that the East Antarctic Ice Sheet may not […]
Plesiosaurs were especially effective swimmer. These long extinct 'paddle saurians' propelled themselves through the World's oceans by employing 'underwater flight' -- similar to sea turtles and penguins. The find comes from the youngest part of the Triassic period and is about 201 million years old.
Everyone wants to be with their family over the holidays, but spare a thought for a group of orphan fossils that have been separated from their parents since the dawn of animal evolution, over half a billion years ago.
Today @GlobalDevInst's @AntoniSavoia is in Paris for the launch of the first World #inequality Report. Follow @CarolineUoM_AGI and #wir2018 for updates throughout the day, and see some of our work here: https://t.co/nwIL6xarK1
At #PopPalaeo listening to @SteveBrusatte talking about issues with science communication in the media - it’s a big & important issue. Other highlights have included a plethora of beautiful art, including thylacines courtesy of @WindleBeth More tweets to follow