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My Dead-blog of the 2015 IBS meetings.

These are my notes from IBS 2015, as a sort of not-so-live blog. I’m still figuring this scicomm thing out and I’ll probably have a livelier way of putting up notes next time, but I feel like the Twitters don’t give me a chance to document the conference the way I’d like. All smart stuff […]

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In which we explain how camel ankle bones relate to the fate of global ecosystems.

I’m taking time away from comic book blogging to do some actual SCIENCE BLOGGING. Just last month I published a paper in Palaeontologia Electronica with my esteemed colleague Brianna McHorse (who blogs over at Fossilosophy). It’s called “A method for improved identification of postcrania from mammalian fossil assemblages: multivariate discriminant function analysis of camelid astragali.” […]

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My 2013 SVP odyssey.

I’m lazy, so instead of writing an actual post about my Vert Paleo meeting, I’ve storifyied (is that a word?) my tweets from the meeting. Share and enjoy! 4DBio’s #2013 SVP// app: // res: window.s = window.s || {}; s[“base_url”] = “//storify.com”; s[“env”] = “production”; s[“git”] = “bf515c03”; s[“namespace”] = “storifyapp”; window.s = window.s || […]

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Fossil voles point the way to the future!

I’ve published three papers this summer, and I’m finally getting around to blogging about them. So, expect two more posts shortly. My good friend Jenny McGuire and I just got our paper published in the Journal of Biogeography. I can spend a lot of time bragging on the technical details, but I understand that it’s […]

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Paper review #1: McGuire (2011): OMG vole ranges are shrinking!!!!

McGuire, J.L. 2011. Identifying California Microtus species using geometric morphometrics documents Quaternary geographic range contractions. Journal of Mammalogy 92(6). Introduction To mark the first of my collegial paper reviews, I’ve chosen a recent paper by my good friend Jenny McGuire. I chose her work in honor of her recent wedding to another excellent scientist, Simon […]

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