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August 25, 2014

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3:13 PM | Planting a Cretaceous Pond, South American Edition
If you close your eyes and visualize Mesozoic foliage, a few particular types of plants might spring to mind. There are probably some palm trees, a few ferns, a cycad (“sago palm”) or two, and if you are particularly in-the-know, …The post Planting a Cretaceous Pond, South American Edition appeared first on The Integrative Paleontologists.

August 22, 2014

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3:14 PM | Things That Make a Vertebrate Paleontologist Weep with Joy
There are times when I really wish I were born an invertebrate paleontologist. For many of them*, a few kilograms of rock can contain dozens or even hundreds of specimens of a single species. This is awesome, because some of …The post Things That Make a Vertebrate Paleontologist Weep with Joy appeared first on The Integrative Paleontologists.

August 08, 2014

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2:59 AM | Let’s Get Creative With Our Peer Review!
I’ve been around the editorial block a few times now, as a volunteer editor, peer reviewer, and author/co-author. One of the most dreaded steps of the whole process concerns author-recommended peer reviewers. It can be agonizing as an author to …The post Let’s Get Creative With Our Peer Review! appeared first on The Integrative Paleontologists.
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