Palaeo After Dark

A group of fresh faced scientists have biweekly informal discussions about evolutionary biology and palaeontology... over beer.

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Podcast 173 - Early Plants


The gang discusses two papers that look into early plant evolution and ecology. The first paper looks at some evidence from fossil spores to determine where the earliest vascular plants on land may have evolved. The second paper looks at a unique...


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Podcast 172 - GSA 2019


James, Brendan, Aly, Carlie, Anna, and Curt gather together at the 2019 Geological Society of America Meeting in Phoenix and discuss the various paleontology talks they saw at the event. Day 1 (Anna, James, Curt, Brendan): 0:00 - 1:05 Day 2 (James,...


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Podcast 171 - Birds Get Swole in New Zealand


The gang discusses some very interesting papers about bird fossils in New Zealand. These papers describe how many different types of birds ended up on New Zealand throughout the Cenozoic, and each time they experienced significant increases in their...


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 15 September 2019  1h39m
 
 

Podcast 170 - The Impact of Taphonomy; On Conodonts and Dinosaur Nesting Sites


The gang discusses two very different papers that are sort of united together based upon the importance of taphonomy. First, they look at a paper about how the ways in which conodont elements are preserved can affect our understanding of their...


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 01 September 2019  1h16m
 
 

Podcast 169 - Learning about Agnostids


The gang takes some time to discuss two papers about agnostids, a strange group of trilobite-like arthropods whose evolutionary history has been the subject of considerable debate. First, we discuss a short paper summarizing the history of the...


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 18 August 2019  1h26m
 
 

Podcast 168 - Alligator Teeth and Too Small Cats


The gang discusses two papers that look at the diets of past and present crocodylomorphs using patterns in teeth shape and enamel. It turns out, past relatives of crocodiles were likely a lot more experimental in the types of feeding strategies they...


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 04 August 2019  1h1m
 
 

Podcast 167 - Jet Lagged Pterosaur Eggs


[TRIGGER WARNER: Some dead baby jokes because we were in a very weird mental place, and also way too much rambling conversations about Star Wars] The gang celebrates their cross continental trip to the 2019 North American Paleontology Convention by...


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 21 July 2019  1h21m
 
 

Copy of Podcast 166 - NAPC 2019


We all just got back from the 2019 North American Paleontological Conference at UC Riverside with an extra long (over 5 hours) episode. Join James, Carlie, Curt, and Brendan as they discuss the talks they saw each day of the conference. Time stamps...


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 07 July 2019  5h10m
 
 

Podcast 166 - NAPC 2019


We all just got back from the 2019 North American Paleontological Conference at UC Riverside with an extra long (over 5 hours) episode. Join James, Carlie, Curt, and Brendan as they discuss the talks they saw each day of the conference. Time stamps...


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 30 June 2019  5h10m
 
 

Podcast 165 - Sharks for St. Crispin's Day


The gang have a “Shark Week” and discuss two papers about the ecology of modern tiger sharks. The first paper talks about a unique feeding strategy for some tiger sharks in which they can consume a fairly large amount of song birds. The second...


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 23 June 2019  1h12m