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Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Viva la Muppetfish! 2 new species of Rhinconichthys unleashed. 

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Bob Nicholls's excellent reconstruction of Rhinconichthys purgatoirensisSo, we've been working on a little public/private partnership project for the past 2 1/2 years here at the RMDRC. In 2013 while he was helping advise on our Megacephalosaurus eulerti skull restoration, Dr. Bruce Schumacher, a paleontologist from the US Forest Service, approached me with a fossil specimen he had collected from the Comanche National Grassland in Southeastern Colorado. From what he showed me, I could tell it [...]

Dispatches from the Gulf: Film examines the effects of Deepwater Horizon oil spill 

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The 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster may no longer be a buzzword in the media, but the effects of history’s largest oil spill on the ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico are still on the minds of marine scientists around the … Continue reading
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