paleobiology


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paleobiology

[‚pā·lē·ō·bī′äl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
The branch of paleontology concerned with the biologic aspects of the history of life.
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In adults, which might be expected to head butt regularly in mate and territory disputes, the fibers had disappeared, Goodwin and Homer reported in the spring 2004 Paleobiology.
Research Associate, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.
As a new field of study, astrobiology promises to make inroads into other critical disciplines, such as proteomics, evolutionary biology, paleobiology, biogeochemistry, planetary geology, meteoritics and cosmochemistry.
For a long time, dinosaurs were thought to be the example of Cope's Rule," said Gene Hunt, curator in the Department of Paleobiology at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Washington, D.
DAVID RUDKIN is assistant curator in the Paleobiology section of the ROM's DeDartment of Natural History.
The new study, which appeared in the Winter 2003 Paleobiology, suggests that paleontologists can do a good job of reconstructing some aspects of ancient ecosystems even if the fossils they've found represent only a small proportion of the species in an area.
Pleistocene extinctions: the pivotal r61e of megaherbivores, Paleobiology 13: 351-62.
Ron Hubbard story gave Wolverton "an opportunity to rediscover my personal heritage," as well as "studying paleobiology .
The investigated collection is housed in the Institute of Paleobiology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (institutional abbreviation ZPAL), Warszawa, Poland, with the collection number ZPAL C.
This study shows that extinction is much more complicated than generally realized," said Holland, whose findings appear in the current issue of the journal Paleobiology.
To obtain new specimens for the Museum's new Michael Lee-Chin Crystal galleries, the ROM's paleobiology staff regularly attended the massive annual Tucson Gem, Mineral, and Fossil show, wish lists in hand.