Latest Ostracod Stories
An international team of researchers working at a fossil site in northwest Queensland, Australia have come across a remarkable, unusual and perhaps even somewhat icky find – the world’s oldest petrified sperm sample.
A portrait of prehistoric parenthood captured deep in the fossil record has been uncovered by an international team of scientists led by University of Leicester geologist Professor David Siveter.
A team of British and American scientists have discovered the fossil remains of a tiny new species of ostracod in 425-million-year-old rocks located along the England-Wales border.
In the competition for a partner, males typically have to vie with each other â€“ be it with a colorful plumage, a large set of antlers or a seductive courtship dance.
A range of fossils found in sediments on the slopes of Mount Boreas have helped refine the timing of the climate shift that gave rise to Antarctica's remarkable Dry Valleys.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.