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WIU FMEA lab blog is departing … and Dr. Bonnan is evolving …

After years of running a website and managing two blogs (this one among them), I decided it was time to start fresh and consolidate everything I do into one, new digital domain: The Evolving Paleontologist. First, I want to thank … Continue reading

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Mammal smarts linked to hair & olfaction

A new paper by Timothy Rowe, Thomas Macrini, and Zhe-Xi Luo entitled, “Fossil Evidence on the Origin of the Mammalian Brain,”should be of interest to our students and anyone who has wondered about the origins of mammalian smarts. Continue reading

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FMEA students present at Undergraduate Research Day

The FMEA lab made a strong showing at the Thomas E. Helm Undergraduate Research Day at WIU Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Continue reading

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Former FMEA student goes 3D!

Former graduate student and alumnus of the FMEA lab, Ashley Morhardt, is part of Team 3D Alligator. Continue reading

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WIU to the Ocean Blue

Hi there! My name is Katie Reiss (married name Bazan) and I was an honors undergraduate student in Dr. Bonnan’s lab. This is my story of how working in the FMEA lab. I met Dr. Bonnan when I took his … Continue reading

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Hard at work, even over break!

Resident feline, Phoenix, oversees Dr. W as she processes laser scans of Daubentonia madagascariensis, the aye-aye! The scans were taken last week at the Field Museum when Dr. W accompanied several FMEA students up for some research fun. Hopefully, students … Continue reading

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