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Synonyms for paleobiology

a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms

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The full scientific findings from the study are set out in the paper "Complete primate skeleton from the middle Eocene of Messel in Germany: morphology and paleobiology," published by PLoS One, the Public Library of Science's interactive open-access journal for the communication of peer-reviewed scientific and medical research (http://www.
That suggests that the plates' and spikes' main purposes were for species recognition, say Main and his colleagues in the spring Paleobiology.
Despite their anecdotal tone, however, the essays cover the essential topics, such as taxonomy, paleobiology, evolution, ecology and conservation biology, that constitute the study of the diversity of life on earth.
Featured in the Steven Spielberg film Jurassic Park, it is also the basis of a new scientific discipline, paleobiology.
The finding was published in the spring issue of Paleobiology.
KEVIN SEYMOUR is assistant curator in the Paleobiology section of the ROM's Department of Natural History.
The exhibit also includes specimens from the museum's paleobiology and meteorite collections.
Small mammal bone accumulations produced by mammalian carnivores, Paleobiology 9: 289-307.
117-150, in The archaeology, geology, and paleobiology of Stanton's Cave (R.
The journal's international editorial board includes 75 noted scientists from 16 countries whose expertise covers the fields of meteoritics, cosmochemistry, gravitational biology, planetary geology and habitability, exobiology, microbial paleobiology, ecogeology, origins of life, bioastronomy, life detection and space exploration technology, microbial ecology, genomics, computational biology, and proteomics, among others.
Camouflage patterns in Nautilus, and their implications for cephalopod paleobiology.
The new findings were published in the December issue of Historical Biology: An International Journal of Paleobiology.
Spencer of the University of Colorado in Denver describe that process in the Winter 2003 Paleobiology.
PCR, which was the theoretical basis for the novel and motion picture "Jurassic Park" because of its ability to extract DNA from fossils, is in reality the basis of a new scientific discipline, paleobiology.
Decay and preservation of polychaetes: taphonomic thresholds in soft-bodied organisms, Paleobiology 19:107-35.