Natasha Vitek

Big Picture, Small Details

Through one drawing at a time, Dolf Seilacher has altered the way paleontology research is conducted. While paleontologists have traditionally examined fossils directly to study

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Trees Block Carbon Dioxide Decline

People are not the only living organism that can shift the earth’s climate. Models developed by researchers from Yale, Stanford, and the University of Sheffield suggest that plants help regulate minimum carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere.

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New Fossil Solves Old Mystery

A discovery by Yale graduate student Jakob Vinther, Belgian scientist Peter Van Roy, and Derek Briggs, Director of the Yale Peabody Museum, has helped put a group of armored worms in their proper place.

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