Evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist, science journalist. Contributor: Forbes, Evolution Institute & BirdNoteRadio. Formerly: The Guardian. Always: Ravenclaw
Opinion-editorial response to the first Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, my comments are just as sadly relevant today as they were in 2013.
What does it take to describe a new group of ancient animals? AMNH Paleontologists, Mike Novacek and Paúl Velazco, explain why dental detective work is a big part of the job
Although bats have excellent vision, they also can “see” with their ears well enough to catch flying mosquitoes in the darkness
A parrot fossil was discovered in Siberia by a Russian paleontologist — providing the first evidence for ancient parrots in Asia and representing the most northern record for parrots worldwide