- Bullets, Bear Spray & Cretaceous-Jurassic Exposures
A surprisingly warm sunny morning sparked a return trip to the Cretaceous-Jurassic exposures near Harrison Lake, British Columbia. The lake and hotsprings at Harrison are an easy one to two hour drive from Vancouver. My work leads me a ways past the town e ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Apr 11 2009 - 7:31pm
- Uptime on the Vertebra
(I'm quite tired now, but just wanted to note this down. This ain't science; it's just a diary.) As it says in my profile, I'm a volunteer part-time fossil preparator for the Dallas Museum of Nature and Science. It's a wonderful ...
Blog Post - Mel. White - Apr 21 2009 - 1:03am
- Fact Or Fiction- Did Dinosaurs Survive Cretaceous Extinction Event?
"The Lost World", published in 1912, is not Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous work but his account of an isolated community of dinosaurs that survived the catastrophic extinction event 65 million years ago has lasted into modern times in ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 28 2009 - 12:21pm
- Paleontology 2.0: Google Earth?
A limestone countertop, a practiced eye and Google Earth all played roles in the discovery of a trove of fossils that may shed light on the origins of African wildlife. The story concerns University of Michigan paleontologists Philip Gingerich, Gregg Gunne ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 29 2009 - 1:07am
- Arctic Ice Core Proves Hot
Article - Heidi Henderson - Jul 21 2009 - 4:31pm
- Cambrian Clock: Radialarian Ooze
Radiolarians are exquisitely beautiful amoeboid protozoa that have been living as zooplankton in the world’s oceans for about 600 million years. These tiny, siliceous, single-celled organisms with their intricate mineral skeletons make-up the world's ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Apr 30 2009 - 9:48am
- Terra Firma: Washington State Paleontology
Over vast expanses of time, powerful tectonic forces have massaged the western edge of the continent, smashing together a seemingly endless number of islands to produce what we now know as North America and the Pacific Northwest. Intuition tells us that t ...
Article - Heidi Henderson - Jan 6 2012 - 12:24pm
- Canadian Duck Bill A New Species Of Dinosaur?
The discovery of a gruesome feeding frenzy that played out 73 million years ago in northwestern Alberta may also lead to the discovery of new dinosaur species in northwestern Alberta. University of Alberta student Tetsuto Miyashita and Frederico Fanti, a p ...
Article - News Staff - May 12 2009 - 4:22pm
- Dolinasorex Glyphodon- Good Luck Taming This Million Year Old Shrew
Morphometric and phylogenetic analyses of the fossilised remains of the jaws and teeth of a shrew discovered in a deposit in Gran Dolina de Atapuerca, in Burgos, a city of northern Spain at the edge of the central plateau, have shown this to be a new speci ...
Article - News Staff - May 19 2009 - 11:15pm
- Oregon's Miocene Mammals
More than a 100 groups of mammals have been found in the early Miocene (37 – 20 mya) John Day Formation that underlies the Mascall near Kimberly, north central Oregon. I'm planning a field trip this August to collect in the fossiliferous strata along ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Aug 14 2014 - 11:39am