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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A biologist whose speciality is paleobiology

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in or engaged in the study of fossil organisms.


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  • "This is really gloom-and-doom stuff," says the study's lead author, paleobiologist Anthony Barnosky of the University of California at Berkeley.

    Study foresees a rapid and widespread extinction of species

  • "Walk outside, look around and imagine three-fourths of all the different kinds of life you see gone," says Anthony Barnosky, a paleobiologist at Berkeley and lead author on the paper.

    Study offers warning about next potential mass extinction

  • However, paleobiologist Joel Pethica recently proposed that the turning point in hominid evolution came 3 million years ago when climate changes pushed our ancestors out of the trees and into the predator-infested savanna.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • As I once heard paleobiologist Donald R. Prothero describe it, we are badly constructed bipeds.

    Jacob Dickerman: Journalists Present Acupuncture Placebo As Cure

  • While many scientists pin their hopes on Mars, UC Berkeley paleobiologist Jere Lipps yearns to probe Jupiter's moon Europa, because its jumbled ice cover reminds him of the Antarctic ice sheets that are home to abundant life on Earth.

    Sell the Sizzle, Not the Steak

  • Don told the audience that he wants to be known as Dr. Prothero only when he is working as a professional geologist and vertebrate paleobiologist.

    No Longer Sleeping in Seattle - The Panda's Thumb

  • I know of several preeminent women scientists such as Brown University vertebrate paleobiologist Christine Janis and Harvard University physicist Lisa Randall In the interest of full disclosure, her high school classmate was another future distinguished physicist, Brian Greene; both of whom I had overlapped with at our high school alma mater.

    Kirk Cameron on the spot - The Panda's Thumb

  • Jeremy Jackson, a paleobiologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, studies the evolution of coral reefs.

    Finding The Right Rx

  • When Oregon State University paleobiologist John Ruben and his student Terry Jones visited the Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo., last year, they came across something even weirder than what the local mall rats were wearing.

    Ruffling Some Old Feathers

  • As the novel opens, the hero, a paleobiologist, leaves his home on Long Beach Island, New York, for work one morning, and drives off unaware of the deadly plague sweeping over the island behind him.

    Christopher Platt: The Birds and the Bees - and the Bugs


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