New paper suggests spinosaurus may have been aquatic

New paper argues the Spinosaurus was aquatic, and powered by predatory tail.

Clea Simon • harvard
April 29, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: science-technology dinosaurs george-lauder museum-of-comparative-zoology nature nizar-ibrahim robotics spinosaurus stephanie-pierce tails theropod

Tiny teeth tell the story of two fish species’ rapid evolution

Based on close examination of thousands of fossilized fish teeth, a Harvard researcher found that, while the asteroid impact that killed off the dinosaurs did lead to the extinction of some fish species, it also set the stage for two periods of rapid evolution among marine life.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Nov. 16, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  science-technology  asteroid  asteroid-impact  dinosaurs  elizabeth-sibert  extinction  faculty-of-arts-and-sciences  fas  fish  fish-teeth  fossilized-teeth  harvard  harvard-society-of-fellows  paleontology  peter-reuell  reuell  sibert  teeth

Tiny teeth tell the story of two fish species’ rapid evolution

Based on close examination of thousands of fossilized fish teeth, a Harvard researcher found that, while the asteroid impact that killed off the dinosaurs did lead to the extinction of some fish species, it also set the stage for two periods of rapid evolution among marine life.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Nov. 16, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  science-technology  asteroid  asteroid-impact  dinosaurs  elizabeth-sibert  extinction  faculty-of-arts-and-sciences  fas  fish  fish-teeth  fossilized-teeth  harvard  harvard-society-of-fellows  paleontology  peter-reuell  reuell  sibert  teeth

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