from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of paleontology that deals with the fossils of plants, animals, and other organisms.
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- n. The branch of biology or paleontology concerned with the study of fossils of plants and animals
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That branch of biology which treats of fossil organisms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
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Buried next to him is another Yale paleontologist, Charles Schuchert (July 3, 1858-November 20 1942), who coined the term paleobiology in 1904.
As part of the event, players get an assist from real-world Smithsonian scientists in areas such as forensic anthropology, paleobiology and entomology.
Evidently Charles Pellegrino is a scientist of “paleobiology, astronomy and other areas.”
Scientific findings in many fields, including my own paleobiology as well as geology, geophysics, geochemistry, developmental biology, and systematics, have led to a synthesis of the events surrounding the Cambrian explosion that is in full accord with well-established evolutionary principles.
Am not surprised that University of Texas, Austin is involved, since it has several great groups in systematic biology, ecology and paleobiology:
D. degrees - but nonetheless has established himself as serious, quite credible, scientific researcher in vertebrate paleobiology.
The fossil, called Darwinius masillae and said to be a female, provides the most complete understanding of the paleobiology of any primate so far discovered from the Eocene Epoch, Hurum said.
Last year I learned in a keynote lecture on molecular paleobiology, given by Kevin Peterson, that a paleontologist not necessarily studies fossils, i.e. something excavated from earth.
This is the first occurrence of multiple individuals of Triceratops in the same quarry and raises potentially interesting questions regarding Triceratops paleobiology.
Yet this "David Marjanović" insists he's a graduate student in paleobiology and spends his time on Wikipedia earning Barnstar rewards to prove it while informing us of his taste for fine mint chocolate chip ice-cream.