Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Is the “hopelessly incomplete” fossil record a little better than we give it credit for?

Posted 19 Dec 2010 / 0

Conventional wisdom has always been that fossils are impressionistic: although they can tell us a lot about the morphology of a great variety of organic structures, it has been assumed that all but the most recent of fossil remains contain none of the original material that made up the fossilized organism. A recent article in Read More

Paleonotology, Taphonomic Processes