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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 […]

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 […]

Weekly stuff roundup: 13th 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 Herrera-Flores et al: Taxonomic reassessment of Clevosaurus latidens Fraser, 1993 (Lepidosauria, Rhynchocephalia) and rhynchocephalian phylogeny based on parsimony and Bayesian inference. Mallon and Brinkman: Basilemys morrinensis, a new species […]

Weekly stuff roundup: 23rd March, 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 stuff Knapp et al: Patterns of divergence in the morphology of ceratopsian dinosaurs: sympatry is not a driver of ornament evolution. Cleary et al: Lepidosaurian diversity in the Mesozoic–Palaeogene: the […]

Weekly stuff roundup: 16th March, 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 stuff Smiley (2018): Detecting diversification rates in relation to preservation and tectonic history from simulated fossil records. “Results from these simulations indicate that elevated diversification rates in relation to […]