Drexel Snapshot: Walking Fossil Fish Tiktaalik Hits the Road
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Drexel Snapshot: Walking Fossil Fish Tiktaalik Hits the Road

Nunavut fossils packed up in the Subaru and heading back to Canada today. #tiktaalik #acadnatsci #drexelcoas A photo posted by Ted Daeschler (@teddaeschler) on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:17am PDT Paleontologists Ted Daeschler, of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, and Neil Shubin, of the University of Chicago, hit the road today on … Continue reading

Quick Take: What Jurassic World Got Wrong (and Right) About Dinosaurs
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Quick Take: What Jurassic World Got Wrong (and Right) About Dinosaurs

“Jurassic World,” the long-awaited sequel to the movie “Jurassic Park,” shattered box office records in its opening weekend. But has it had comparable gargantuan success in improving viewers’ knowledge about what dinosaurs were really like? “’Jurassic World’ is not a textbook; it’s not a peer-reviewed paper. It’s a fun summer monster movie, and on that … Continue reading

Dreadnoughtus schrani: Frequently Asked Questions on the Super-Massive Dinosaur
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Dreadnoughtus schrani: Frequently Asked Questions on the Super-Massive Dinosaur

In a scientific paper published in the journal Scientific Reports today, a Drexel-led team has described a new genus and species of dinosaur they have named Dreadnoughtus schrani. An overview of the discovery and its significance is available in the press release here. Below are answers to some commonly asked questions, placing Dreadnoughtus in the … Continue reading