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Many people think of paleontology as field research, digging for fossils and Jurassic Park. A large part of the research is computer-aided. Dr. Rachel Warnock is a paleontologist who mainly conducts research on computers. This semester she is a visiting professor at the Chair of Paleo-Environment at...

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We offer a 2 year postdoc position in Paleontology, at the Friedrich-Alexander University, GeoZentrum Nordbayern. The opening is in the framework of the Paleosynthesis project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. Your tasks The successful candidate will provide scientific support for internati...

How huge he really was is uncertain. The only thing that is certain is that it is the largest bony fish of all time: we are talking about the Leedsichthys problematicus, which lived about 160 million years ago. But how can such fossils, of which only a few fragments have survived, even be analysed? ...

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Jeff Liston studied Evolutionary Zoology, Invertebrate Palaeontology, Geology and Oceanography (after a brief bout of Medicine) at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. While curating the palaeobotanical and vertebrate palaeontology collections of the Hunterian Museum, he did a PhD on the first gia...