fossils

Data reveals that long ago fish made the leap onto land

For many years scientists believed it was the development of limbs that led water dwelling creatures onto land. However, old fossil data may now reveal that it was in fact vision that prompted fish to make the leap onto land hundreds of millions of years ago. Malcolm MacIver, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering […]

SciTech Now Episode 339

In this episode of SciTech Now, taking farming to a whole new level; a look into fossil data reveals that vision prompted fish to make the leap onto land; cleaning up nuclear waste; and Science Reporter Dave Mosher tells us about his first space shuttle mission story.

Behind the scenes at the American Museum of Natural History

Whether they’re microscopic or massive, fossils provide snapshots of an ancient world and help scientists piece together clues from the past. Dinosaur Whisperer Dustin Growick explains how fossils are made in our continuing feature, The Dinosaur Show.

SciTech Now Episode 31

Episode thirty-one of SciTech Now brings you the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. Experts at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City discuss the importance of a collection of fossils donated by two professors at Ohio University; we get a sneak peak of “Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night” which is presented by the Zoological Lighting Institute, and more.

Marine Fossils

Experts at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City discuss the importance of a collection of fossils donated by two professors at Ohio University that provide rich opportunities for scientific research into the future and the past.