WebSightings from 2023
A wealth of articles and news reports of interest to MGS members appears
on the web every day. As a service to our membership and others interested in paleontology and geology, links to some
of these articles and news reports appearing in 2023 will be gathered here. On occasion, a particularly
interesting post from a blog will be included.
These links are arranged by publication date, with the latest at the top.
WebSightings from 2022 can be accessed here.
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- Surprising Finding:
New Analysis Reveals the Secrets of Dinosaur Diets, University of Tokyo, Sci Tech Daily, January 28, 2023.
- Mercury Helps to Detail Earth's Most Massive
Extinction Event, University of Connecticut, Science Daily, January 27, 2023.
- Fossils Suggest Early Primates
Lived in Once-Swampy Arctic, Freda Kreie, Science News, January 25, 2023.
- Paleontologists Find 256 Fossil Titansaur
Eggs in India, Enrico de Lazaro, Sci News, January 19, 2023.
- Why This Trilobite
Had Neptune's Trident For a Nose, Asher Elbein, New York Times, January 16, 2023.
Plucks 15-Million-Year-Old Shark Tooth From Maryland Waters, Jennifer Hassan, Washington Post, January 11, 2023.
- How the Age of Reptiles
Began 250 Million Years Ago, Riley Black, Discover, January 10, 2023.
- The T. rex May Have Been a
Lot Smarter Than You Think, Dino Grandoni, Washington Post, January 9, 2023.
- Sunscreen-Like Chemicals
Found in Fossil Plants Reveal UV Radiation Was Involved in Mass Extinction Events, University of Nottingham, Phys.Org, January 6, 2023.
- Early Cretaceous Bird Had Dinosaur-Like
Skull and Bird-Like Body, Enrico de Lazaro, Sci News, January 4, 2023.
- Me and My Rhino: A Relationship Five Million Years
in the Making, Jack Leeming, Nature, January 4, 2023.
- Paleontologists Discover Extinct Lizard
That Lived Among Dinosaurs, Enrico de Lazaro, Sci News, January 3, 2023.
- Satellite Imagery Could
Improve Fossil-Hunting at Remote Sites, Laurel Hamers (University of Oregon), Phys.Org, January 3, 2023.
- The Fossil Flowers That
Rewrote the History of Life, Ben Crair, The New Yorker, January 2, 2023.