Blogs and News Items
Please see the new monthly blog "Macroevolutionaries" by division senior curator Bruce S. Lieberman and Niles Eldredge, curator emeritus of the American Museum of Natural History: https://bronze-sheep-29mh.squarespace.com
The latest "Macroevolutionaries" blog post is now available: "Of cultural nationalism, Hamlet and the Cloaca Universalis"
Here are earlier blog posts on:
A former division superstar as well as a specimen in the division collected by him: "Paleo Personas: Musings on a Soviet cephalopod, Norman Newell, and mass extinctions"
And our first blog post: "Survival of the laziest: Does evolution permit naps?"
Congratulations to former division post-doc Luke Strotz! He has started his fellowship as a 1,000 Talents Scholar based at Northwest University in Xi'an China.
Please see the new blog post by division graduate student Julie Taylor describing her undergraduate thesis research that was recently published in the journal Evolution: http://www.anoleannals.org/2019/01/16/evidence-for-local-specialization-in-a-widespread-lizard/
New paper on the enigmatic deuterostome Herpetogaster published in Geological Magazine:
New Paper on the Red Queen Hypothesis published in Biology Letters: http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/14/5/20170734
New paper on the enigmatic Cambrian stalked filter feeder Siphusauctum published in Journal of Paleontology:
Congratulations to Kayla Kolis who successfully completed her Masters degree.
New paper on Cambrian Disc-shaped fossils published in PeerJ: https://peerj.com/articles/3312/