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Fossils, Clocks and the Origin of Angiosperms.

Greetings All,

I hope you’re keeping well. Sorry for the long gap between posts again; it’s coming towards the end of the year at University, and the exams and deadlines are coming thick and fast at the moment so I haven’t had much time for blogging recently. However, I’ve had just enough time to get this quick blog post out. Some interesting new things have come out recently which I just had to talk about, so read on to see what’s new in the world of palaeobotany! Palaeontology is a very broad science and thus every week tens of new and interesting papers are released, but some weeks seem to be better than others, and this last week has been one of the best in recent months, at least for me and my interests. Every day it seems we’ve had at least one, and sometimes more fascinating new papers for me to read about. We began the week with the release of Suskityrannus hazelae, a new small (and rather complete) specimen of tyrannosauroid from the early Late Cretaceous (Nesbitt et al, 2019).…

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