It’s not a bird, it’s not a plane, it’s not even a dinosaur… it’s a pterosaur!

llustrations of 33 different pterosaur headcrests, showing the diversity of this group of reptiles.

Sri Ray-Chauduri and Kathi Unglert, Environment & Earth Sciences co-editors Dinosaurs always seem to excite people, whether it’s an actual discovery, like the tail vertebrae with feathers found this past December in Myanmar, or fictional stories, like Hollywood’s upcoming Jurassic World 2, rumoured to combine human and dinosaur DNA in the plot. But dinosaurs, which […]

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Celebrating women in science

Susan Vickers and Lisa Willemse, Communication, Education & Outreach co-editors   Popular books, conferences, and the Internet (from websites to “most influential on Twitter” lists) make a compelling argument that, until very recently, science was an activity reserved for men. Were our great grandmothers uninterested in science? Were they prevented from conducting scientific research because they […]

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