palaeobotany

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palaeobotany

the study of fossils plants, particularly fossils of pollen grain, which are used in reconstructing past environments.
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Tees Valley RIGS will use the money to tell the story of Marske sandstone quarry and the fossils found by palaeobotanist HH Thomas and others in the early 1900s.
Marie Stopes, a palaeobotanist and advocate of birth control, and Dorothy Hodgkin, who won a Noble prize in 1964 for her work in mapping the structure of insulin.
Unfortunately, the carnivorous predators break free of their cages, and ace palaeontologist Dr Alan Grant (Sam Neill), palaeobotanist Dr Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and chaos mathematician Dr Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) face the terrifying prospect of escaping the island