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Archive for November 2017

Behind the Scenes: Preparing Fossils at the Royal Tyrrell Museum

What happens to fossils after they’ve been taken from the ground? Believe it or not, most fossils arrive at museums with much of the ground still attached. Removing this extra material is the job of lab technicians within the museum preparation labs. Fossils are usually quite delicate when found in the field, meaning that paleontologists…

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Life’s Origin: Biblical Biology (part 1 of 3)

In 1859, something remarkable was about to happen. For thousands of years, people had believed that, under the rights conditions, living things could arise from non-living matter. Maggots, for example, had been thought to emerge spontaneously from rotting meat, while fleas, of course, arose from the accumulation of dust. While experiments by scientists like Francesco…

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