Palaeo After Dark

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

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The gang discuss two papers that look at the links between morphology and ecology. Specifically, they discuss a fossil marine reptile with a very unique looking skull that gives clues to a possible “platypus” like life-habit. However, they also...


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Podcast 155 - But What Would It Taste Like


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Podcast 154 - Heyo Hyoliths


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 20 January 2019  1h15m
 
 

Podcast 153 - Holiday Self Care Spectacular


At the end of a long year, the gang takes a moment to reflect on the various strategies they use to try and keep themselves sane when things get stressful. So please join us as we discuss the joys of knitting, painting, and unconventional youtube...


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 07 January 2019  1h25m
 
 

Podcast 152 - Community Reboot


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Podcast 151 - New Discoveries, Dickinsonia and Sauropodomorphs


The gang discusses two papers that use new findings to upend some of our previous interpretations of fossil taxa. First, they talk about the new biogeochemical studies that suggest the odd disc-shaped Ediacaran organism, Dickinsonia, might be the...


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Podcast 150 - Podcasting About the Big Boys


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 25 November 2018  1h16m
 
 

Podcast 149 - GSA 2018


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 13 November 2018  4h11m
 
 

Podcast 148 - Pterosaur Pelvises


The gang discusses two papers that use the pelvis and spine material from pterosaur fossils to infer locomotion of these extinct flying archosaurs, Specifically, we talk about how muscle attachment structures as well as channels within the bones can...


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 28 October 2018  1h11m
 
 

Podcast 147 - Otters and Sharks and Wolves Oh My


The gang returns to one of their favorite pet topics, food! This week, we discuss two papers that investigate what different animals are eating. Specifically, we focus on a paper that uses fossil data to infer the feeding strategies of extinct giant...


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 14 October 2018  1h19m