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There’s a great little tool over at It allows to to input text, or set a URL, and will create a world cloud of this — more often used worlds are ...

What I read today: “On homology”

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Here’s something new.  I had planned to read many, many papers early in PhD, but so far have only managed to read many.  This ‘what I read today’ section wil...

A little funny!

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Something to keep you smiling. Thanks to Nathan for showing me this. A new palaeontology post will be arriving soon; keep your eyes open!

My PhD: Part 3: the return of the ichthyosaurs

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In this, the final of my original trilogy describing my planned studies, I will talk about the ‘spin-offs’ from looking at the British genera and phylogeny. ...