For being one of the largest groups of vertebrates, and having one of the richer fossil records among organisms, the relationships of fishes are still hotly debated. Humongous datasets are being compiled that involve molecular
This is a post by PLOS Paleo Community guest blogger Taormina Lepore. Read about her adventures at her blog, Outbound Adventurer. As a science teacher and a paleontologist, I love teaching about evolution. When I
Crocodiles are freakin’ amazing animals. They’ve been around for about 250 million years, and throughout this time have survived two mass extinctions, and at least twice decided to hitch up and take to the seas.
Data sharing is important–it helps scientists to reproduce others’ results, add data to previous analyses, and otherwise maximize the impact of an individual publication. This isn’t really news, of course. But, now that we are