Fossils http://kcur.org en Reading The Rocks In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/reading-rocks-kansas-city <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Imagine a Kansas City covered by ice sheets, oceans that ebb and flow, or lush rain forests with soaring ferns and palm trees.&nbsp;</span></p><p>These were some of the different landscapes that covered this area millions of years ago.&nbsp; UMKC&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">geosciences professor emeritus Richard Gentile says we learn all this by “reading the rocks” beneath our feet. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 13 May 2013 16:37:17 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 36642 at http://kcur.org Reading The Rocks In Kansas City Fossil Facebook: Digitization of Fossils Going Public http://kcur.org/post/fossil-facebook-digitization-fossils-going-public <p>If some people are worried about pictures from freshman year surfacing on the internet, imagine this: a 290 million year old organism gets put on a publicly accessible database, from its specific location all the way to a picture from its deathbed.</p><p>Coming soon to your newsfeed:&nbsp; Fossil Facebook.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 16:23:58 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 20023 at http://kcur.org Fossil Facebook: Digitization of Fossils Going Public Donald Johanson: What Lucy Says About Us http://kcur.org/post/donald-johanson-what-lucy-says-about-us <p>He certainly shook up our family tree that day in 1974. The <em>human</em> family tree that is.</p><p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:55:20 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske & Kathleen Pointer 16453 at http://kcur.org Donald Johanson: What Lucy Says About Us