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2014-07-01 16:27:33

Drexel's Academy of Natural Sciences and The Fabric Workshop and Museum have each received Museums Connect Program awards from the State Department PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

Ancient Fossils Of Tough Fish Shed Light On Evolution Of Four-Footed Animals
2013-03-28 08:08:22

The famous fossil fish species Tiktaalik roseae lived in the brutal Devonian environment 375 million years ago and is receiving scientific acclaim for providing some of the best evidence to date of the evolutionary change from lobe-finned fish to four-limbed animals.


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Edward Drinker Cope
2013-10-14 10:26:18

Edward Drinker Cope (July 28, 1840 – April 12, 1897) was an American Paleontologist and a founder of the Neo-Lamarckism school of thought. Despite little formal scientific training, Cope was one of the most prolific researchers in his field, publishing 1,400 papers during his lifetime. His expeditions and dedication enabled him to discover, describe and name more than 1,000 vertebrate species, making him one of the greatest contributors to the field of paleontology to date. Edward Cope...

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