Tag Archives: Biological Sciences

New podcast series on vertebrate anatomy by Dr. Bonnan

Just a brief post to let those interested know that Dr. Bonnan has a new blog, Along the Backbone, that acts as a discussion site and feed router for a podcast series on the evolution of vertebrate anatomy through deep … Continue reading

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Dr. Bonnan and WIU students return from the field

Dr. Bonnan and the WIU student crew had another fantastic season out at the Hanksville-Burpee quarry. Continue reading

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Dr. Bonnan going to the field … and tweeting too!

I am preparing to go back out to the field and continue my work with the Burpee Museum (Rockford, Illinois) in Hanksville, Utah. Four WIU FMEA students will be joining me in the field. Join Dr. Bonnan on Twitter (@MattBonnan). Continue reading

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What is Evolution? The Video

Dr. Bonnan has begun his foray into the world of YouTube with a short educational video on the theory of biological evolution. 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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Dr. Bonnan and team report another new dinosaur from South Africa: Arcusaurus

Dr. Bonnan and colleagues reported on a new sauropodomorph dinosaur, Arcusaurus pereirabdalorum, in the newest issue of the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 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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