Can the Laws of Robotics be Adapted for Paleontology?
Andrew Farke considers some rules for scientists to behave well, culled from Asimov and Roddenberry.
Social Media, Preprints, and a Dinosaur Tooth
A scientist makes a fantastic fossil discovery but instead of hushing it up till it has been vetted, he posts it to social media. Then a wonderful collaboration begins. Andrew Farke writes.
“More Complex Than Previously Thought”
Andrew Farke reminds us that doubt can be fun, especially if you’re a scientist.
Veggievore Fish of the Triassic
A Triassic fish story: Andrew Farke talks with Sarah Gibson about the swag and sneaky Hemicalypterus weiri, and sporks.
How Did That Make It Through Peer Review?
Andrew Farke reminds us that the peer review process is human, and therefore amusing.
Who’s in that Vomit, Anyway?
Andrew Farke re-examines prehistoric vomit and finds…not a pterosaur.
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