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That Brontosaurus Thing

So, the name Brontosaurus is back in business. After comparing, analysing, measuring and coding an extraordinary amount of anatomical detail pertaining to diplodocid sauropods, Emanuel Tschopp and colleagues have produced the largest-ever phylogenetic analysis of sauropods (Tschopp et al.

April 24, 2015 — Darren Naish
Bird behaviour, the ‘deep time’ perspective

Bird behaviour, the ‘deep time’ perspective

The behaviour of long-extinct animals remains an area of major public and scientific interest the great perennial problem being that were always massively constrained, if not crippled, by a frustrating lack of data.

January 27, 2014 — Darren Naish
Look into the Eyes: paleoart by Stevie Moore

Look into the Eyes: paleoart by Stevie Moore

I think it’s the eyes. There is a lot of paleoart out there, and we feature a lot of it here on Symbiartic. Something about dinosaurs attracts some of the very best nature and science illustrators out there.

November 30, 2013 — Glendon Mellow

21st Century Dinosaur Revolution

A recent tour of the Natural History Museum (London) bookshop reminded me that my 2009 book, The Great Dinosaur Discoveries (A & C Black in the UK, University of California Press in the USA), is still on sale and in demand.

July 28, 2013 — Darren Naish
All Your Yesterdays, our new book

All Your Yesterdays, our new book

Last year, John Conway, Memo Kosemen and myself published All Yesterdays (it also features skeletal reconstructions by the brilliant Scott Hartman), a book that focused specifically on the more speculative aspects of palaeoart: follow the links below for more on this project.

September 27, 2013 — Darren Naish

ScienceArt Exhibits Heat Up This Summer

Take a break from the heat this summer to step into some cool galleries exhibiting scienceart. If the exhibits keep pouring in at this rate, I’ll have to split up this post by region.

June 27, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

Upcoming Science-Art Events Around the Country

This is the dish on the latest exhibits combining science and art around the country. This time the prize for the most bumpin’ scienceArt scene goes to the Northeast, amirite?

April 29, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

The Romanian Dinosaur Balaur Seems to Be a Flightless Bird

A Balaur bondoc pair in their forested Romanian home, 67 or so million years ago. Artwork by Emily Willoughby. Read on for more about this image. Paravian theropods are all the rage right now, and not just because of the phylotarded, retrofitted ones that appear in a certain blockbuster movie.

June 20, 2015 — Darren Naish

Curious Complex Contentious Coots

One of the birds I see most regularly here in southern England is the Eurasian coot Fulica atra. This is another of those oh-so-familiar animals that we see so often that we normally pay it little attention.

March 16, 2015 — Darren Naish
The Jehol-Wealden International Conference, 2013

The Jehol-Wealden International Conference, 2013

This Friday and Saturday (20th and 21st September, 2013), the National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton, is hosting the Jehol-Wealden International Conference.

September 18, 2013 — Darren Naish
Skeletal Drawing Has Never Looked So Good

Skeletal Drawing Has Never Looked So Good

Dinosaur fossil mounts can be breathtaking in their grandeur. It’s rare that illustrations of the fossils can have that affect. Scott Hartman has been illustrating dinosaur fossil skeletons for years, and is one of the clearest, most detail-oriented illustrators we are lucky to have describe our favourite, dynamic, prehistoric beasties.

September 9, 2013 — Glendon Mellow

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