Saturday, February 6, 2010

Walking with Tetrapods


This week's Nature Video is also cool, and relevant to class.

The fossilized remains of 395-million-year-old footprints in Poland have turned back the clock on the evolution of four-legged creatures, or tetrapods. The finds, reported this week in Nature, are 18 million years older than the earliest confirmed tetrapod fossils.

Scientists are getting better at getting their stories out (or at least some journals are better at presenting stores to the media in digestible form)

Read the original Article, the accompanying News and Views, related news story and listen to the Nature Podcast.

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