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Palaeontology and Open Science news roundup: June 15th, 2018

Welcome to your usual weekly roundup of vaguely interesting stuff that happened in the last week! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Previous week. Palaeontology news Hechenleitner et al: Biomechanical evidence suggests extensive eggshell thinning during incubation in the Sanagasta titanosaur dinosaurs. Royer et al: A Brief Note on the Presence of the Common […]

Palaeontology and Open Science news roundup: June 8th, 2018

Welcome to your usual weekly roundup of vaguely interesting stuff that happened in the last week! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Previous week. Palaeontology news Moore et al: Cranial anatomy of Bellusaurus sui (Dinosauria: Eusauropoda) from the Middle-Late Jurassic Shishugou Formation of northwest China and a review of sauropod cranial ontogeny. Watanabe: How […]

Palaeontology and Open Science news roundup: June 1st, 2018

Welcome to your usual weekly roundup of vaguely interesting stuff that happened in the last week! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Previous week. Palaeontology news Bokulich: Using Models to Correct Data: Paleodiversity and the Fossil Record. Cau and Madzia: Redescription and affinities of Hulsanpes perlei (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia. […]

18. Limitations of decoupled peer review

This is adapted from our recent paper in F1000 Research, entitled “A multi-disciplinary perspective on emergent and future innovations in peer review.” Due to its rather monstrous length, I’ll be posting chunks of the text here in sequence over the next few weeks to help disseminate it in more easily digestible bites. Enjoy! This section describes […]

Palaeontology and Open Science roundup: 25th May, 2018

Welcome to your usual weekly roundup of vaguely interesting stuff that happened in the last week! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Previous week. Palaeontology news O’Connor et al: Reconstruction of the diapsid ancestral genome permits chromosome evolution tracing in avian and non-avian dinosaurs. Whitlock et al: Assemblage-level structure in Morrison Formation dinosaurs, Western […]

Weekly news roundup: 27th April, 2018

Welcome to your usual weekly roundup of vaguely interesting stuff that happened in the last week! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Previous week. Palaeontology news Bennett et al: Quantifying the living fossil concept. Navarro et al: Morphometric assessment of pterosaur jaw disparity. Balisi et al: Dietary specialization is linked to reduced […]

Weekly news roundup: 20th April, 2018

Welcome to your usual weekly roundup of vaguely interesting stuff that happened in the last week! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Palaeontology news Witts et al: The impact of the Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) mass extinction event on the global sulfur cycle: Evidence from Seymour Island, Antarctica. Witts et al: Evolution and extinction of […]