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Dr. Bonnan featured among paleontology experts in a Nature news article on sauropods

Just a short post to draw attention to a new article in Nature on the evolution of sauropod dinosaurs from small animals into giants by Fredric Heeren. Dr. Bonnan is featured as one of the experts in this article. 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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