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Palaeontology and Open Science roundup: July 30th, 2018

Welcome to your usual weekly roundup of interesting stuff that happened in the last week! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Previous week. Palaeontology News Lessner et al: New insights into Late Triassic dinosauromorph-bearing assemblages from Texas using apomorphy-based identifications. Xu et al: A new Middle Jurassic diplodocoid suggests an earlier dispersal and […]

Palaeontology and Open Science roundup: July 23rd, 2018

Welcome to your usual weekly roundup of interesting stuff that happened in the last week! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Previous week. Palaeontology News Xing et al: A mid-Cretaceous embryonic-to-neonate snake in amber from Myanmar. Wiersma and Irmis: A new southern Laramidian ankylosaurid, Akainacephalus johnsoni gen. et sp. nov., from the upper Campanian […]

Palaeontology and Open Science news roundup: July 16th, 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 Otero: Forelimb musculature and osteological correlates in Sauropodomorpha (Dinosauria, Saurischia). Gill et al: Diets of giants: The nutritional value of sauropod diet during the Mesozoic. Open Science […]

Palaeontology and Open Science news roundup: July 6th, 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 Campbell et al: New insights into chasmosaurine (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) skulls from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) of Alberta, and an update on the distribution of accessory frill fenestrae […]

An update to the Elsevier thing

Nature News covered the issue here. Reproducing in full because why not. Background here. ‘You never said my peer review was confidential’ — scientist challenges publisher Open-science advocate says journals should be clearer to peer-reviewers about terms and conditions. Quirin Schiermeier 23 January 2017 Corrected: 24 January 2017 Are peer-reviewers free to openly share the content […]