Lufengosaurus – Episode 159

In our 159th episode, we talk with Dr. Jordan Mallon, a dinosaur specialist at the Canadian Museum of Nature. He got our attention at SVP with a poster about the riddle of upside down ankylosaurs. You can follow him on Twitter @Jordan_Mallon.

In the news: Jurrasic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer was released; The Haarlem Archaeopteryx has been re-described as its own genus—Ostromia crassipes; and we share our dinosaur-fan holiday gift guide

Dinosaur of the day Lufengosaurus, a massospondylid that lived in the Jurassic in what is now China.

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TWiV 471: Songs of innocence and experience

The TWiVerinos discuss restriction of dengue virus vaccine by Sanofi, and data which suggest that Dengvaxia causes enhanced disease in previously uninfected recipients.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson DespommierAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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Scott – Why Vaccines Matter by Cynthia Gorney and The Song of the Dodo by David Quammen.

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Ep. 469: Best Modern Sci Fi for the Science Lover – Part 1 Space Exploration

We’ve always been fans of science fiction, but we really like our science. Today we’ll talk about some books we’ve been reading recently that do a good job of dealing with the science in science fiction.

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The Bobiverse Books by Dennis E. Taylor
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
The Expanse series by S.A. Corey
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
The Interdependency series by John Scalzi
The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
Ender’s Game series by Orson Scott Card
The Generations Trilogy by Scott Sigler
The Pavaria by Tom Merritt
The Three Body Problem by Liu Cixin
Factoring Humanity by Robert J. Sawyer
Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge

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Camarasaurus – Episode 158

In the news: Three new dinosaurs were described, the Argentinian theropod Pandoravenator fernandezorum, the Nigerian ornithomimosaur Afromimus tenerensis, and the Chinese titanosaur Zhuchengtitan zangjiazhuangensis; A new Evo-Devo study recreates proto-feathers from chicken genes; A new debate on Ornithoscelida; New Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom footage; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Camarasaurus, a sauropod whose name means “chambered lizard”

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TWiV 470: Just a passing phage

The TWiV ninjas reveal that bacteriophage particles rapidly move across monolayers of eukaryotic cells from different tissues. 

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson DespommierAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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Kathy – Photo of 3200 year-old tree in one image Dickson – Microsculpture Rich – A Short History Of Humans And Germs Alan – Planets app Vincent – Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting

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Ep. 468: Simulations for Science and Fun

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This episode is sponsored by: LovePop

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Amargasaurus – Episode 157

In our 157th episode, we got to chat with Dr. Michael Habib. He is a paleontologist and biomechanist, who studies prehistoric animals and how they moved. He’s known for his work on pterosaurs, feathered dinosaurs, and the origin of flight in birds. Follow him on Twitter @aeroevo.

In the news: The new, nearly complete, sauropod Mierasaurus was found in Utah; T. rex claws were probably formidable slashing weapons; New details on the Chicxulub impact that wiped out the dinosaurs; New dinosaur discoveries, eggs, studies, exhibits, and more

Dinosaur of the day Amargasaurus, a sauropod with spines on its neck and back.

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