Through careful study of exceptional specimens, graduate student Sarah Losso and faculty-curator Javier Ortega-Hernández show that some trilobites mated very much like extant horseshoe crabs thanks to their highly modified clasper-like limbs.
Congratulations to MCZ Faculty-Curator of Ornithology, Scott V. Edwards, elected as a member of the Royal Physiographic Society of Lund, Sweden. The award is in honor of Professor Edwards scientific achievements and collaboration with University of Lund researchers.
Edward O. Wilson, Ed as we knew him, a leading light of our community, died yesterday afternoon. He was an important advocate of the MCZ, a kind presence, and inspiration to us all. He will be greatly missed.
MCZ Faculty-Curator Javier Ortega-Hernández and graduate student Marc Mapalo, along with colleagues, describe Paradoryphoribius chronocaribbeus, a new fossil tardigrade from Miocene Dominican amber. Read about the discovery in the Harvard Gazette and...